Summer is a great time to explore northern Wisconsin on two wheels. Here are some notable biking routes in Oneida County.
Bearskin State Trail
This 18-mile trail—a former railroad corridor that runs alongside Bearskin Creek—travels through Minocqua, Hazelhurst, Goodnow and Harshaw. Cyclists will find beautiful Northwoods vistas as they traverse lakes and streams. A trail pass is required for bicycling. Learn more about the Bearskin State Trail.
Mud Lake Trail
Mountain bikers can enjoy eight miles of single-track mountain bike trails near Mud Lake, three miles north of Rhinelander. Ride through pine forests and over log bridges. You can find parking at two lots off of Crystal Lake Road. Learn more about Rhinelander’s bike trails.
Shannon Lake Trail
Shannon Lake, which sits just north of Little St. Germain Lake in northern Oneida County, is home to a multi-use trail system that welcomes mountain bikers, cross-country skiers, snowshoers and hikers. Trails range from 2.3 miles to 7 miles. The trail is about 30 minutes by car from Minocqua. Learn more about trails near Minocqua.