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Explore, Ride, Win a Car Rack!

May 1 - September 30

Check out Wheel & Sprocket's favorite regional bike paths and mountain bike trail systems this summer with our Great Places to Ride Challenge.
The rules are simple.  

1. Explore the best trails in Wisconsin & Illinois.

2. Bring your bike and friends along!

3. Fill out the ride checklist, upload it on our website, and be entered to win a top-of-the-line car rack if you visit 10 or more of the 50 routes.

Get Started!


Ready to submit your checklist?

Pick the right ride for you!

KK River Trail

Milwaukee, WI

2.5 mi - Paved Trail

Beerline Trail

Milwaukee, WI

3.7 mi - Paved Trail

Apple Creek Trail

Appleton, WI

4 mi - Paved Trail

Danada and Herrick Lake Regional Trail

Du Page, IL

5.8 mi - Crushed Gravel

Mariners Trail

Manitowoc, WI

6 mi - Paved Trail

Kenosha Pike Trail

Kenosha, WI

7 mi - Paved Trail

New Berlin Trail

New Berlin, WI

7 mi - Paved Trail

Newberry Trail- CE Trail

Appleton, WI

7 mi - Paved Trail

North Shore Bike Path

Lake Bluff, IL

7.7 mi - Paved & Gravel

Skokie Valley Trail

Highland Park, IL

9.8 mi - Paved Trail

Moraine Hills 

McHenry, IL

11.4 mi - Paved & Gravel

Long Prairie Trail

Capron - Caledonia

13.9 mi - Paved  & Gravel

Hank Aaron State Trail

Milwaukee - Waukesha, WI

14 mi - Paved Trail

Lake Michigan Pathway

Racine, WI 

14 mi - Paved & Gravel

Friendship State Trail

Larsen - Menasha, WI

14 mi - Paved,Boardwalk,Gravel

Lake County Trail

Oconomowoc - Waukesha

15 mi - Paved Trail

Red Cedar State Trail

Menomonie - Red Cedar

15 mi - Crushed Gravel

Bugline Trail

Menomonee Falls - Merton

16 mi - Paved Trail

Cattail State Trail

Almena - Amery, WI

17 mi - Paved & Gravel

Great Western Trail 

St. Charles - Sycamore, IL

17 mi - Dirt & Gravel

Capital City Trail

Fitchburg - Madison

17 mi - Paved Trail

Old Plank Road Trail

Sheboygan - Greenbush

17 mi - Paved Trail

Sheboygan Interurban Trail

Cedar Grove - Sheboygan

17.7 mi - Paved Trail

Kenosha County Bike Trail

Kenosha - Illinois Border

18.6 mi - Paved Trail & Road

White River State Trail

Elkhorn - Burlington, WI

19 mi - Paved & Gravel

Chicago Lakefront Trail

Chicago Lakefront

19 mi - Paved Trail

Mascoutin Valley Trail

Fon du Lac - Berlin, WI

20 mi - Crushed Gravel

Sugar River State Trail

New Glarus - Broadhead

24 mi - Paved & Gravel

Great River State Trail

Marshland - La Crosse

24 mi - Crushed Gravel

Eisenbahn State Trail  

Eden - West Bend

25 mi - Paved & Gravel

Bearskin/Hiawatha Trail

Minocqua - Tomahawk

26 mi - Crushed Gravel

Tomorrow River Trail

Plover - Manawa

29 mi - Crushed Gravel

Ozaukee Interurban

Mequon - Cedar Grove

30 mi - Paved Trail

Millenium Trail

Lindenhurst -  Mundelein

30.7 mi - Paved & Gravel

Chippewa River Trail

Durand - Eau Claire

31mi - Paved Trail

Elroy Sparta

Elroy - Sparta

32 mi - Crushed Gravel

Wild Goose State Trail

Clyman Junction-Fond Du Lac

34 mi - Paved & Gravel

Old Abe State Trail

Eau Claire to Cornell

37 mi - Paved Trail

Badger State Trail

Madison, WI - Orangeville, IL

40 mi - Paved & Gravel

Wiouwash State Trail

Birnamwood - Oshkosh

41 mi - Gravel & Road

Fox River Trail

Oswego, IL - Algonquin, IL

43 mi - Paved & Gravel

Ahnapee Trail

Sturgeon Bay - Kewaunee

48 mi - Paved &Gravel

Military Ridge State Trail

Fitchburg - Dodgeville

50 mi - Paved & Gravel

Glacial Drumlin

Waukesha to Cottage Grove

52 mi - Paved Trail & Road

Heart of Vilas County

Mercer - Saint Germain

52 mi - Paved & Gravel

Des Plaines River Trail

Wadsworth, IL- River Grove, IL

56mi - Paved & Gravel

Illinois Prairie Path

Forest Park -Western Suburbs

57 mi - Crushed Gravel

Illinois & Michigan Canal State Trail

LaSalle, IL - Lemont, IL

79.5 mi - Paved & Gravel

Mountain Bay State Trail

Weston - Howard

83 mi - Paved & Gravel

Nicolet State Trail

Gillett - Wisconsin/Michigan State Line

90 mi - Paved & Gravel

Oak Leaf Trail

Milwaukee County

125 mi - Paved Trail

Big Marsh Park

Calumet, IL

2 mi - Single-track

Blackhawk Ski Club

Middleton, WI

3 mi - Single-track

Kegel Alpha Trails

Franklin, WI

3 mi - Single-track

Hoyt Park

Milwaukee, WI

3.2 mi - Single-track

Lake Geneva Zip Line & Adventures

Lake Geneva, WI

4 mi - Single-track

Atwood Park

Rockford, IL

4 mi - Single-track

Greenbush Trails

Greenbush, WI

8 mi - Single-track

Palos Park Woods

Palos HIlls, IL

9 mi - Single-track

Minooka Park Mountain Bike Trail

Waukesha, WI

10 mi - Single-track

New Fane Mountain BIke Trail

New Fane, WI

10 mi - Single-track

Raceway Woods Forest Preserve

Dundee, IL

12 mi - Single-track

Cam-Rock County Park

Cambridge, WI

17 mi - Single-track

Levis Mound Trail Center

Neillsville, WI

23 mi - Single-track

John Muir Mountain Bike Trails

Palmyra, WI

59 mi - Single-track

Enjoy Your Ride!