Menomonie is an ideal destination for biking & hiking with miles of trail options to fit your hiking or biking skill level. Menomonie area offers a variety of both paved and unpaved trails with many routes on low traffic roads and a great mountain biking area. Many of these trails are also ideal for jogging, rollerblading, walking or hiking as well.
There are many fabulous hiking and biking opportunities from designated biking trails to scenic road rides. So hop on your bike or lace up your hiking boots and let your legs guide you along the beautiful Red Cedar State Trail. A trail pass is required to bike on the Red Cedar State Trail that can be purchased online, at the trail head depot, or the Menomonie Area Chamber & Visitor Center. Then, take a trip across the river to the Lake Menomin Loop for a 8.3 mile route around the lake on paved trails or sides walks that wind through urban, rural, and the lakeside areas.
Head a little ways out of town to Hoffman Hills State Recreational Area for more hiking and biking routes. The area offers 700 acres of preserved and restored wooded hills, wetlands and prairie traversed with hiking and cross-country ski trails. A 60-foot-high observation tower crowns one of the highest points in Dunn County, offering spectacular views of the surrounding countryside, especially in autumn. No park or trail pass is needed to visit the park.
Whether you’re relaxing on family friendly trails or coasting down rolling rural roads, you’re guaranteed to find something your speed while enjoying the many scenic vistas in and around Menomonie. After your fill of hiking and biking, you will have a chance to enjoy even more activities surrounded by nature, history, the arts and culture all right here in Menomonie!