Eagle River Area Biking Trails

Anvil Lake Trail

Terrain varies from mostly level to hilly. This mountain biking trail is groomed for cross-country skiing in winter. Trail difficulty is marked (beginner, intermediate, expert). The trail showcases the many opportunities provided within the National Forest. Parking area (sticker required) is located just east of the Anvil Lake Campground entrance and south of Hwy 70. Part of the National Recreation Trail System. Designated watchable wildlife area. Pets allowed on leash. No pets allowed when snow is on the ground.

Length:12 miles Location:From the intersection of Hwy 45 and Hwy 70 on the east side of Eagle River, continue east on Hwy 70 approximately 9 miles to a parking area on the south side of Hwy 70 just past Military Road. Click here for a printable map (pdf).

Eagle River-Land O’Lakes Bike Route

This 22 mile route connects Eagle River with the Land O’Lakes Bike Trail in Land O’Lakes. The route follows quiet forested roads and lakes along the way. The ride is relatively easy with some gentle hills. There is an opportunity for food and rest about halfway along the route. Parking is available at the Eagle River end of the route.

Length:22 miles Location:From the intersection of Highway 45 and County Highway G on the north side of Eagle River, continue west on County Highway G approximately .3 mile to Adams Road and a parking area (Oldfield Park) on the south side of Highway G. Click here for a printable map (pdf).

Nicolet North Trails

These trails offer a favorite spot for cross-country skiers, hikers and mountain bikers. A parking lot (sticker required) is located on the west side of the trailhead. Part of the Nicolet National Forest, these trails connect to the Anvil Lake Trail. *Pets not allowed on groomed ski trails.

Length:26.5 miles Location:From the intersection of Hwy 45 and Hwy 70 on the east side of Eagle River, continue east on Hwy 70 approximately 8.5 miles to Military Road Turn south on Military Road and continue to Forest Road 2181 (Butternut Lake Road). Continue on FR 2181 to the intersection with Forest Road 2425. Turn south on FR 2425 and continue about 1.5 miles to a parking area on the west side of the road. Click here for a printable map (pdf).

Three Eagle Trail

The southern trail segment of this crushed limestone trail starts just south of Eagle River and winds through a gentler to level rolling wooded area, across Mud Creek, past Clearwater Lake, along a wetland area and through level wooded terrain to Don Burnside Park in Three Lakes. The northern segment, opening spring of 2013, begins at the Eagle River Dairy Queen and features a 660-foot boardwalk over Mud Creek and its wetlands. The trail meanders through rolling woodlands to a scenic rest area. The nearby wilderness trails of Tara LIla LLC offer miles of scenic, marked trails for hiking, snowshoeing and backcountry skiing.

Length:8.5 miles (southern phase) Location:From the intersection of Hwy 70 and Sundstein Road on the west side of Eagle River, continue south on Sundstein Road approximately 4 miles to a parking area. Additional parking at Don Burnside Park in Three Lakes. Click here for a printable map (pdf).