19 Mile Route
Distance:
19 miles
Duration:
1.5 hours
Difficulty:
Easy
Wilderness:

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Starting from North Lakeland Discovery Center

  1. Head north on Co Rd W toward Campbell Rd
  2. Turn right onto Co Hwy K / Co Rd K
  3. Turn right onto Clear Lake Rd
  4. Turn left to stay on Clear Lake Rd
  5. Continue onto Fallon Rd
  6. Turn left onto Co Hwy K / Co Rd K
  7. Turn right onto Co Rd P / Co Hwy P
  8. Sharp left onto Papoose Landing Rd
  9. Turn right onto Papoose Lake Rd
  10. Turn left onto Co Rd W

Arriving at North Lakeland Discovery Center

Overview

Amenities: Facilities with water, changing rooms, restrooms, and bike repair items located at the Discovery Center

Road Description: County highways without shoulder, paved bike trail, and secondary low-traffic roads.  All roads are in good condition. Minimal elevation change on this route.

Resupply Locations: There are no resupply locations on this route. 


Trailhead Directions: This route begins and ends at the Discovery Center, which is located just north of downtown Manitowish Waters on Highway W.


Ride on paved bike trails, backroads, and county highways during this 19 mile bike route that begins and ends at the Discovery Center.  Traveling counter-clockwise, this route starts with easy riding on 4 miles of new bike trail that parallels Highways W and K.  Clear Lake, Papoose Landing, and Papoose Lake Roads are all wide, flat, sparsely traveled roads that offer lake and wildlife views.  About 4.5 miles of this route are on Highways K, P, and W, which have frequent traffic and no shoulder.