The hilly and paved Old Plank Road is a Sheboygan County bike trail sharing the right of way with Highway 23. It connects Sheboygan to Greenbush in the scenic northern kettle moraine region. It is paved and suitable for road bikes. It also includes several large hills and is "not for the faint of heart".
The Greenbush to Sheboygan corridor draws many out-of-town visitors for camping and hiking in the kettle moraine, world class golf courses, resorts, unique restaurants, and scenic drives. The Wade House Wisconsin Historical Museum is a highlight near to the trail.
In Sheboygan the Old Plank Road Trail connects to urban recreation trails, the Sheboygan Interurban Trail, and the brief Shoreline 400 trail. It is necessary to ride along some lightly trafficked streets to make these connections. Along the lakefront there is a 4 mile length of urban recreation trail that brings riders through a historical district, the port, and past the municipal beach. Another highlight is in Sheboygan is Kohler-Andrae State Park with extensive beaches and dunes located south of Sheboygan. Bike friendly roads connect the State Park with downtown Sheboygan.
Overview: Old Plank Road Trail
COMMUNITIES: Greenbush, Plymouth, Sheboygan Falls, Kohler, Sheboygan
TOTAL MILES: 22 miles
CAMPING: Kohler-Andrae State Park
Directions and Trail Map
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Addresses for your GPS:
Sheboygan Parking: Trailhead: 4062 Erie Ave, Sheboygan, WI 53081
| coordinates: 43.749119, -87.761290 |
Sheboygan Falls Parking: N5792 Meadowlark Rd, Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085
| coordinates: 43.750121, -87.839015 |Plymouth Parking: W4844 CR-C W, Plymouth, WI 53073
| coordinates: 43.747963, -87.939203 |
Plymouth Parking: N6168 Riverview Rd, Plymouth, WI 53073
| coordinates: 43.763813, -87.988815 |
Greenbush Parking: W7420 Plank Rd, Glenbeulah, WI 53023
| coordinates: 43.776712, -88.067836 |
|From Milwaukee||1 Hour|
|From Madison||1.5 Hours|
|From Green Bay||1 Hour|
|From Wausau||2 Hours|
|From Minneapolis||5 Hours|
|From Chicago||2.5 Hours|