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Basic Information

Stower Seven Lakes State Trail

Trail facts

  • Rail trail: Yes
  • Length: 14 miles
  • Surface: Crushed stone
  • Counties: Polk
  • Communities: Amery, Deronda, Wanderoos, Nye, Dresser


The Stower Seven Lakes State Trail is near U.S. Highway 8 and Highway 35 in northwest Wisconsin near St. Croix Falls and the Minnesota border. Traveling north from Interstate 94 or south from U.S. Highway 8, take Highway 46 into Amery or Highway 65 to Wanderoos. Parking is available along city streets in both communities. In Amery, the trail begins just west of Highway 46 at Harriman Avenue. There is also a public parking lot near the trail in Amery just east of Harriman Avenue.

From Dresser, take County Highway F, turn south on County Highway MM and then east on 90th Avenue to the beginning of the trail near Lotus Lake. Parking is available along city streets in Dresser. There is also a parking lot at Lotus Lake County Park, just east of the trail along 90th Avenue.


The trail is open year-round.


Each bicyclist or skier age 16 or older needs a Wisconsin state trail pass while using the trail.

Planning and Management

For more information about planning for this property, see Property Master Plans.

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