Big Eau Pleine County Park
Big Eau Pleine Park is a sizeable park containing 1,450 acres of second-growth mixed hardwoods forming a two-mile peninsula thrust deep into the waters of the Big Eau Pleine Reservoir. The majority of the park was gifted to Marathon County in 1937 by Consolidated Water Power Company. The park operates two seperate campgrounds with a total of 106 sites. 8 miles of technical single track with 12 miles of developed trails allow hiking and horseback riding. Visitors can also fish and there are several fishing points near the entrance of the park and adjacent to the three boat landings in the park.
Sunny Vale County Park, Snow Bike Trail System
Winter use only
CWOCC, courtesy of the Marathon County Parks and Recreation introduces Sunny Vale County Snow Bike Park. The park consists of 7 miles of groomed single track for bikes with tires of 3.7″ or higher. The trail has a variety of terrain including wooded rolling ridges lines offering fast but technical lengths of trail along with open areas where you can put the hammer down if you have a need for speed.
Trail Fees: Donations are needed to keep the trails maintained and groomed. Please drop some cash in the donation box to help CWOCC keep the trail in good condition.
Greenwood Hills Country Club
GHCC is the first multi-use winter trail system in the Wausau Area. The winter recreational trails at Greenwood Hills Country Club offer multiple multi-user trail options. XC skiing and fat bike trails weave throughout the golf course property offering different levels of difficulty, length, and scenery. Look for and yield to skiers and snowshoers. A $25 trail fee is required to ride.
Nine Mile County Forest
With over 12 miles of single track, Nine Mile County Forest is great place for all levels of mountain bikers to ride. A variety of terrain gives the rider plenty of play-in-the-dirt fun. From the flowey Yin to Yang to the technically advance expert loop, Nine Mile has it all.
Just 4 miles west of HWY 51 which makes it easy to get to. There are pit toilets and water back by the County garage.