Looking to spend the day on the Green Circle Trail in the Stevens Point Area? Learn where to start off your day from breakfast and dinner to ice cream and drinks in our guide to Tasty Spots Along the Green Circle Trail. Find delicious spots along the 27-mile scenic hiking and biking trail worth a stop while spending your day whether you're heading out on one segment -- or all of the trails.
While riding or hiking the scenic Riverfront Trail, make a stop downtown for a bite to eat or even a delicious drink. With plenty of options from Sunset Point Winery for a refreshing glass of wine or Father Fats for a specialty cocktail to Main Street Taps or Guu's on Main for a tasty bite to eat, downtown Stevens Point has plenty of options for a break. Or, head just north of downtown to Emy J's and grab some refreshing ice cream or a cup of coffee.
Right along the Stagecoach Trail, you will ride right up to the entrance of Lakeside Bar. Check out this tucked-away bar and grill that sits right upon the Wisconsin River. With great views and tasty bites to eat, it is the perfect spot for a break off of the Green Circle Trail!
While meandering through the University Trail, you aren't far from PJ's Restaurant. At PJ's you can stop in for lunch, dinner, fish fry Friday and happy hour! They have everything from the PJ's Signature Burger and sweet potato fries to a fresh summer cherry salad to make a great refreshing stop along the trail. For more, venture just a bit south of the trail to visit a popular local diner and southeast Asian restaurant, Rock-N-Roll Cafe and Mama Mai's.(Editors note: PJ's is closed due to the COVID-19. Learn about other closures here.)
Iverson Park Trail
On the Iverson Park segment of the Green Circle Trail, you will be sure to find a variety of options when it comes to stopping for a bite to eat or a drink. A great spot to stop off of the trail for a traditional bloody mary or a local brew is Hilltop Pub & Grill. If you are in the mood for a Mexican taco and a margarita, just across the way from Hilltop is Mi Pueblo. Don't forget to check out their menu with many options from burgers and sandwiches to wraps and salads! Just a bit further east you'll find Grazies Italian Grill for a specialty cocktail and a specialty Italian dish.
River Pines Trail
For a tasty treat, head to Belts' Soft Serve which is only blocks off of the River Pines Trail. Open seasonally from March to October, Belts' is known for its fresh fruit sundaes, flurries and the Large cone. Bringing fido along? Order up the pup cup!