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Old Abe

State Trail

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Hours


Open 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. year-round.

Directions


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Admission


A state trail pass is required for bicycling, in-line skating and horseback riding.

Volunteer


See volunteering opportunities at the property.

The Old Abe State Trail is a paved 20-mile trail connects Lake Wissota State Park and Brunet Island State Park.The trail is on an abandoned railroad grade and winds through agricultural and forest land while following the undeveloped shoreline of the beautiful Chippewa River. The trail features an abundance of wildlife and natural beauty, with many historical sites along the way.