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Tuscobia State Trail

Trail facts

  • Rail Trail: Yes
  • Length: 74 miles
  • Surface: Crushed stone
  • Counties: Price, Sawyer, Washburn, Barron
  • Communities: Park Falls, Loretta, Draper, Winter, Ojibwa, Radisson, Couderay, Birchwood


Rice Lake: The Tuscobia State Trail begins north of Rice Lake at the trail's junction with the Wild Rivers State Trail. Barron County has parking and pit toilets available at the Tuscobia/Wild Rivers trail junction on Highway SS (near State Highway 53) north of Rice Lake. Parking is also available in the town of Rice Lake.

Birchwood: The community of Birchwood is the closest town to the western end of the motorized section of the trail. All-terrain vehicles are allowed on the trail to the Red Cedar Lake Bridge, about 2.5 miles west of Birchwood. In Birchwood, the trail parallels State Highway 48. Parking is available along city streets.

Park Falls: The eastern terminus of the Tuscobia State Trail begins in Park Falls. Parking is available at the trailhead at the Price County Park near 9th Avenue and 2nd Street in Park Falls.

Sawyer County: There are parking, services and accommodations available at the several small communities in Sawyer County, including Couderay, Radisson, Ojibwa, Winter, Loretta and Draper. State highways 27 and 70 parallel portions of the trail in Sawyer County.


The trail is open year-round.


A state trail pass is not required on the Tuscobia State Trail.

Planning and management

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

Friends group

Friends of the Tuscobia State Trail [exit DNR]

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