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Contact information
For information, contact:
Red Cedar State Trail
921 Brickyard Road
Menomonie WI 54751

Red Cedar State Trail Current conditions

Conditions as of Monday, May 22, 2017:

Red Cedar Trail section flooding. Due to recent storms, Dunnville Road remains flooded and partially washed out at the trail crossing near mile 13. There currently is no access to the Chippewa River Trail but the rest of the Red Cedar Trail is open and in good condition.

The trail has been recently graded and it is in excellent shape. Spring wildflowers are in full bloom.

Bathrooms and the drinking fountain are open at Downsville.

More information

The Depot Visitor Center is open Memorial Day through August. Staffing is provided by the Friends of the Red Cedar State Trail volunteers and Menomonie Area Tourism. Hours are:

  • Monday through Friday: 10 a.m. to 4p.m.
  • Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays: 9 a.m. to 4p.m. 

Please report any downed trees, washouts or any other problems to the trail manager at 715-232-1242.

Bikers age 16 years or older must purchase a state trail pass. Please use a self-registration station to purchase trail passes if the Depot Visitor Center is closed. Self-registration stations are available at the trailhead/depot area and the parking area in Downsville.

Last revised: Monday May 22 2017