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Best Trail for Hiking

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25 Hiking Trails in the Chippewa Valley

Flip thru 25 trails with this Web-App by Volume One. Includes aerial images, Satellite Google Maps, directions, trail maps, photos, and descriptions.


The Chippewa Moraine Ice Age Trail (13395 County Hwy. M, New Auburn) features barrens, bogs, dolomite, and more continental glaciation structures that will take you back into the Ice Age. Beaver Creek Reserve (S1 County Hwy. K, Fall Creek) trails pass through 400 acres worth of wildlife and more. Last but not least, Hoffman Hills State Recreation Area (740th St., Menomonie) allows visitors to explore over 700 acres of prairie and wetland ecosystems. Don’t forget to visit the 60-foot observation tower in summer, because it’s closed for winter.  –Kelly Carlson