Explore Menomonie on foot by visiting one of our many ideal hiking spots! Menomonie and the surrounding area offers a variety of both paved and unpaved trails with options for lake views, wildlife spotting, and scenic panoramas. Many of these trails are also ideal for jogging, rollerblading, or biking as well!
Lace up your hiking boots and let your legs guide you along the beautiful Red Cedar State Trail. Then, take a trip across the river to the Lake Menomin Loop for a 8.3 mile route around the lake on paved trails and sideswalks that wind through urban, rural, and lakeside areas.
Head out of town to Hoffman Hills State Recreational Area for a full day of hiking. The area offers 700 acres of preserved and restored wooded hills, wetlands and prairie traversed with hiking and cross-country skiing 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 needed.
Whether you’re relaxing on family friendly trails or going for a jog in the beautiful Wisconsin wilderness, you’re guaranteed to find something your speed while enjoying the many scenic vistas in and around Menomonie. After your fill of hiking, you will have a chance to enjoy even more activities surrounded by nature, history, the arts and culture all right here in Menomonie!