Get Outdoors!Date range: Wednesday, January 01, 2020 to Wednesday, January 01, 2020

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Wednesday, January 1, 2020

First Day Hike

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Time: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Activities: Cross country ski, First Day Hike, Hike, Nature study, Outdoor activity, Wildlife study
Location: Red Cedar ST

Join us on the Red Cedar State Trail from Noon to 2 p.m. for a wildlife and history hike/ski. Bring your cross-country skis and binoculars and meet at the Depot Visitor Center Red Cedar State trailhead parking lot. The hike will take place on the Junction Trail going north from the Visitor Center, and the ski will be on the Red Cedar Trail going south from the Visitor Center. State trail passes are required for skiing and will be available to purchase the day of the event. The Visitor Center will be open with restrooms inside. This event may be canceled due to weather.

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Red Cedar ST information

This 14.5-mile rail trail shadows the steep walls of the Red Cedar Valley from Menomonie to its connection with the Chippewa River State Trail. Along its route, the trail passes through the communities of Irvington and Downsville and the Dunnville State Wildlife Area. The trail passes by prairies, marshland bottoms, forests and farmlands, including sandstone bluffs and other unique rock formations. In the Dunnville Wildlife Area, the Red Cedar trail connects to the Chippewa River State Trail.


Mailing Address: 921 Brickyard Road, Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751

Note: Event dates and times are subject to change or cancellation. Please verify event status, dates and times prior to attendance. Some events, such as candlelight skis/hikes are very popular, and access to these events may be restricted at times when parking capacity has been reached.

Last revised: Wednesday, December 16, 2020