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Green Circle Trail: Southern Segments

While the southern segments of the Green Circle Trail may only span a handful of miles, portions along those segments act as connection points to other trails that offer plenty of additional miles ready for you to explore. 

Whiting Crossing Trail | Paper Mill Trail | Schrader Connection

Whiting Crossing Trail Segment

Winding through the scenic Mainland Meadows and local parks, you can find tranquility along the Whiting Crossing Trail. Make a stop at Lower Whiting Park where you'll find playground equipment, water access perfect for fishing, a picnic shelter, and more. 

2.1 miles
Access Points
Whiting Park
Trail Type
Crushed Granite
Paved Roads
What's Nearby?
Mainland Meadows
Upper Whiting Park
R.D.'s Diner

Paper Mill Trail Segment

For outstanding birding opportunities, meander along the Paper Mill Trail. Find a variety of species from congregating Mallards in the winter to Ovenbirds in the spring. 

1.5 miles
Access Points
Whiting Park
Parking Lot on south side of Sherman Avenue
Trail Type
Hard-packed Crushed Granite
Bridge over Plover River
What's Nearby?
Wisconsin River
Rookies Sports Pub
Point Market & Vietnamese Restaurant

Schrader Connection

Following a former Canadian National railway spur, the Schrader Connection interjects the middle of the Paper Mill Trail and connects with the middle of the River Pines Trail. 

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