Wild Goose State Trail

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The Wild Goose is so named as the trail crosses through Horicon Marsh - a famous rest stop for migrating Canadian geese. The trail runs for 35 miles from Highway 60 in Dodge County to Fond Du Lac. In Fond Du Lac the Wild Goose connects to the new municipal trails network. Horicon Marsh is a state wildlife area and bikers can stop by a nature center and use hiking trail on boardwalks through the marsh. Another attraction near the Wild Goose Trail is Nitschke Mounds Park where visitors can check out 40 effigy mounds dating from 800 CE.


Overview: Wild Goose State Trail


COUNTIES: Fond Du Lac, Dodge
COMMUNITIES: Fond Du Lac, Waupun, Oakfield, Burnett, Minnesota Junction, Juneau,

TOTAL MILES: 35 miles
PAVEMENT: Crushed stone

Directions and Trail Map




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Addresses for your GPS:

Fond Du Lac Parking: 310 W Rolling Meadows Dr, Fond du Lac, WI 54937
| coordinates:  43.749372, -88.469515 |
Oak Center Parking: N3334 Oak Center Rd, Oakfield, WI 53065
| coordinates: 43.660781, -88.601412 |
Nitschke Mounds Park Parking: W5807 CR-E, Burnett, WI 53922
| coordinates: 43.474443, -88.696527  |
Juneau Parking: 383 N Hyland St, Juneau, WI 53039
| coordinates:  43.411946, -88.696846 |


From Milwaukee1 Hour
From Madison1 Hours
From Green Bay1.5 Hours
From Wausau2.5 Hours
From Minneapolis4.5 Hours
From Chicago2.5 Hours







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