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Great bike trail.

Rode the Old Abe Trail from Brunet Island State Park to Jim Falls. Very nice ride, even though we... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
great beginer's trail

19.2 mile asphalt trail with 5 parking lots so you pick how much to do. Mostly flat, well... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
jon h
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Rode the Old Abe Trail from Brunet Island State Park to Jim Falls. Very nice ride, even though we rode in 90+ temperatures. We did notice that we were on a down hill grade most of the way, so that helped out. Trail is paved...More

Thank fdlkerr
Reviewed 26 June 2018

19.2 mile asphalt trail with 5 parking lots so you pick how much to do. Mostly flat, well maintained, with mile markers with distances to end points and Jim Falls. Saw lot of wild life. Very scenic north of Jim Falls. Need $5 per person...More

Thank jon h
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Old Abe is a great urban trail. We walked, but talked with others who rented bikes nearby. We did an out-and-back to keep the distance under control since we were walking, but there is a lot of distance depending on your stamina or especially if...More

Thank WiscoWanders
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Excellent bike trail. Nicely paved and currently in good condition. Great views of the Chippewa River, with plenty of spots to stop and loaf. A must stop is the outlet store at the massive Cheese factory in Jim Falls. Door is on the west side....More

Thank BigMitch036
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We biked from Cornell to Jim Falls. Stunning views! Peak leaves in early October. Highly recommend. Easy biking, pretty flat.

Thank Laura v
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This trail is definitely the most well maintained one I've ridden! It's a twenty mile long, flat, paved trail that runs from Cornell to Chippewa Falls. If you ride a road bike/cyclocross, you'll be able to do a round-trip in less than three hours without...More

Thank theonlytraveler
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Wonderful views on this blacktopped route that runs along the Chippewa River from Jim Falls to Cornell. Go as fast as you wish, or stop and enjoy the scenery. Enjoy the solitude of northern Wisconsin.

Thank Sg-on-vacation
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This was our first time and on the trail. The pavement is in great shape and the scenery is good. We rode 15 of the 20 miles and enjoyed the entire ride. We started in Brunet Island State Park in Cornell. The park is lovely...More

1  Thank RichG922
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This flat, 100% asphalt trail is in excellent shape (smooth surface with few cracks, no holes, and little debris). The terrain is farmland, forest, and water (Lake Wissota and Old Abe Lake). Mostly you hear just natural sounds, hence peaceful. North of Jim Falls, the...More

Thank AmosRedux
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Our group rode bicycles the 20 some miles from Chippewa Falls to Cornell for lunch and back. This is a really nice, mostly easy paved trail through country and small towns and along river.

1  Thank BikeSummit
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