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Big Eau Pleine

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Overview

Big Eau Pleine County Park is 1,600 acres of second-growth mixed hardwoods forming a two-mile peninsula thrust deep into the waters of the Big Eau Pleine Reservoir. The park itself is loaded with nature and exudes a very serene aura.

Local Info

9 miles of mountain bike singletrack and 12 miles of multi-use trail. Multi-use trail is primarily used by horseback riders. Reservoir water levels can fluctuate significantly and when low about 10 miles of beachfront is available for fat bike exploring.

Main trail head is the north parking lot (winter lot) across from the entrance ranger station (A-frame building).

Food & Drink

S & S Cafe - Main St. Mosinee
Two's Company Restaurant & Lounge - Main St., Mosinee
Lin's Garden Chinese Cuisine - Main St., Mosinee

Camping & Lodging

Big Eau Pleine County Park operates two seperate campgrounds with a total of 106 sites.

SOUTH UNIT: 60 sites; 24 with electricity; 36 without electricity, 2 vault restrooms, dumpster, recycling station, water pump.

WEST UNIT: West Unit Campground, 46 sites, all 46 sites have electricity; 2 water pumps, 2 vault restrooms, campsites with view of water.

More camping information: co.marathon.wi.us/Departmen…

Visiting Tips

Late summer through winter.

Other Activities

Swimming beach at West Unit w/ changing rooms, open grassy area, horseshoe pits, playground equipment. Horseback riding on multi-use trails, 18 hole disc golf course located near west unit. Three boat landings, two at south unit, one at west unit.

Big Eau Pleine Biking

  • 18 Miles 29 Kilometers of Trail
  • 0 Recommended Routes
  • 3 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 6 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 1 Difficult Trail Difficult Trails
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Trails in Big Eau Pleine - 10

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1.0 mi 1.6 km #1Dust Bowl
Intermediate/Difficult
Mosinee, WI
Intermediate/Difficult
Mosinee, WI
0.6 mi 1.0 km #2Prudential
Very Difficult
Mosinee, WI
Very Difficult
Mosinee, WI
0.9 mi 1.4 km #3Acorn Loop
Intermediate
Mosinee, WI
Intermediate
Mosinee, WI
1.2 mi 2.0 km #4Popcorn Blue
Intermediate
Mosinee, WI
Intermediate
Mosinee, WI
0.5 mi 0.9 km #5Popcorn
Intermediate
Mosinee, WI
Intermediate
Mosinee, WI
0.9 mi 1.5 km #6Blockbuster
Intermediate/Difficult
Mosinee, WI
Intermediate/Difficult
Mosinee, WI
1.1 mi 1.8 km #7Hanna's Run
Intermediate/Difficult
Mosinee, WI
Intermediate/Difficult
Mosinee, WI
2.1 mi 3.4 km #8Dharma
Intermediate/Difficult
Mosinee, WI
Intermediate/Difficult
Mosinee, WI
8.8 mi 14.1 km #9Outer Loop - Horse Trails
Easy
Mosinee, WI
Easy
Mosinee, WI
0.6 mi 1.0 km #10Raspberry
Intermediate
Mosinee, WI
Intermediate
Mosinee, WI

Photos of Big Eau Pleine - 5

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Fall sunshine on Dharma
Nov 15, 2015 near Mosinee, WI
View of the water from the Horse Trails.
Nov 15, 2015 near Mosinee, WI
Dogs love Eau Pleine
Jun 1, 2015 near Mosinee, WI
Popcorn Loop
Jun 1, 2015 near Mosinee, WI
Good place to start.  Across the road from Parking by Ranger station A-Frame
Jun 1, 2015 near Mosinee, WI