The Pine Line Bike Trail

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The Pine Line is a 26 mile rail trail in north central Wisconsin. It is surrounded by the dense forests of Chequamegon National Forest and wilderness hunting camps set into the hilly and textured landscape of terminal moraine. The route runs from Medford to Prentice on a retired Wisconsin Central Railroad line which was famous for transporting white pine from the lumber baron days up until 1988. Near Timms Hill - the highest elevation in Wisconsin - the Pine Line intersects with the Ice Age National Scenic Trail. A number of rustic campsites and RV campgrounds are near to the trail.


Overview: The Pine Line Bike Trail


COUNTY: Taylor, Price
COMMUNITIES: Medford, Whittlesey, Chelsea, Westboro, Ogema, Prentice

TOTAL MILES: 26.2
PAVEMENT: Crushed Limestone

POINTS OF INTEREST: Ice Age National Scenic Trail, Timms Hill (Highest Elevation in WI), Black River, Chelsea Lake

CAMPING: Medford City Park, Rib Lake Lakeview Park, Rusch Preserve (Ice Age Trail), Mondeaaux Flowage National Forest Recreational Area,

Directions and Trail Map


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Addresses for your GPS:

Medford City Park Parking: 709 West Allman Street
| coordinates: 45.147981, -90.356963 |
Whittlesey Lions Park Parking: N4943 Ballpark Drive, Medford WI
| coordinates: 45.212627, -90.334343 |
Ogema Millpont Park Parking: W4969 Holmes Street Ogema WI
| coordinates: 45.443551, -90.289972 |


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