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    Biking in the Stevens Point Area

    Love to ride? Don't miss these top spots in the Stevens Point Area, starting with the Green Circle Trail. This 27-mile trail loops through the region along the Wisconsin River, Plover River, and through a diverse mix of habitats. Want to know what makes it even better? The trail connects to more than 30 miles of additional trail to explore, including the 280-acre Schmeeckle Reserve, the Stevens Point Sculpture Park which mixes sculptures along a recreation trail, and the Tomorrow River State Trail, a 28-mile crushed limestone trail stretching from Plover to Manawa.

    Header photo by Gary Barden Design at Standing Rocks Park

     

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    Learn more about biking in the Stevens Point Area with Discover Wisconsin. 

     

    Can't Miss List:

    • Get into nature and on the trails at the Schmeeckle Reserve. This 280-acre nature preserve (tucked on the UW-Stevens Point campus), offers more than 5 miles of trails to explore. Scope out the boardwalk trails, and the popular Lake Loop. The reserve also serves as the trailhead for the Green Circle Trail (complete with year-round restrooms and overflow parking). 
       
    • If you love to bike all year long, you don't want to miss Standing Rocks Park. Featuring over 13 miles of mountain bike trails, with a combination of old-school narrow legacy trails with newer (and wider) flow trails - it promises a fun ride for beginners to experts. In the winter, fat tire bike trails are groomed (when conditions exist). 
       
    • Cover some ground with the popular Green Circle Trail. This 27-mile loop trail offers a wide variety of scenery, along the Wisconsin and Plover Rivers, with modest hills, places for pit stops, and beautiful views. Bringing the kids? Check out our Kid's Guide to the Green Circle Trail. This trail never disappoints. 
       
    • Keep moving with 28 miles of rural scenery on the Tomorrow River State Trail. The popular rails to trails route connects the Village of Plover to Manawa. Love biking and craft beer? Check out our Ride Guide, featuring the Tomorrow River State Trail, complete with a stop at Central Waters Brewing Company. 
       
    • Prefer the less-traveled route? Find your pace on many of the paved and low-traffic roads throughout rural Portage County. From wetland loops to hill-lined views, there is plenty of variety and beautiful scenery waiting. Suggested routes can be found here and in the Pedal Paddle Hike Guide.

    ​For more information on trails and popular road biking routes in the Stevens Point Area, download the Pedal Paddle Hike Guide - or order a copy via mail - to help plan our biking trip.

     

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    Ride Guide: Central Waters by Bike

    Love biking and beer? Then you'll want to check out our guide for the perfect pairing of them both, linking the Tomorrow River State Trail and Central Waters Brewing Company in Amherst. Learn more details about the route and what to expect... View More