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Pecatonica State Trail

Wisconsin State Park System

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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 and horseback riding.

Volunteer


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Running 10 miles through the picturesque Bonner Branch valley, this county-operated trail links Belmont with the 47-mile Cheese Country Trail in Calamine. The Pecatonica State Trail follows the old Milwaukee Road railroad corridor that at one time hauled lead through this valley, reminiscent of the mining era which once dominated this region of Wisconsin. The western terminus of the trail ends in Belmont where it connects to the Mound View State Trail.