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Rock Lake Trail

 4.4 (18)

12.2 Miles 19.6 Kilometers


Singletrack

641' 195 m

Ascent

-640' -195 m

Descent

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

11%

Max Grade (6°)

1,592' 485 m

High

1,439' 439 m

Low

Conditions


Minor Issues 94 days ago
Mostly Dry, Fallen Trees - A lot of down trees across the trail that you have to stop and carry your bike over no wasp nest found that others claimed History

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Technical singletrack through deep forest around backcountry lakes.

Leslie Kehmeier

Dogs Off-leash

Features -none-

One Way Only: This is designated as a directional trail.

Description

Begin the Rock Lake Trail behind the trailhead kiosk at Rock Lake trailhead. Be sure not to ride on the ski trail to the left. The trail is quite easy in the beginning with only an occasional rock requiring the rider to choose a ride line.

After riding through intersection N7, you'll be riding in a counterclockwise direction. A few rocky descents will be encountered on the way to N5, all of which will be easily navigated.

The backcountry lakes are a highlight between N4 and N29. Since the trail is fairly rocky and technical here, it might be wise to stop and take in the views.

From N29 to the trailhead the trail is considerably more technical and difficult. This section includes the notorious Wall Street section. You may bypass this long segment by turning left at N29 on to FR 207 and riding north (about 3 miles) to County Highway M.

If you're riding the Rock Lake - IMBA Epic, turn left at N31 and ride through N22 to N13 to access the Patsy Lake trail.

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Aug 11, 2018
Matt Beiswanger
Pretty cool trail with a lot of rocks 12.2mi
Jul 22, 2018
Bryan Kluth
12.2mi
Jul 18, 2018
Margaret Miller
Bugs are awful.
Jul 13, 2018
Ryan Silva
Jun 8, 2018
Lost Justpastnowhere
May 26, 2018
Cameron Field
A few downed trees that required a walk around or over, but other than that it’s in good shape.
Sep 8, 2017
Chris Swoboda
Oct 9, 2016
Jeff Taylor
Took a cutoff as we got lost and headed to Danky Dank 9mi

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  4.4 from 18 votes

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  4.4 from 18 votes
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in Wisconsin

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Looks fun..... Jul 15, 2013

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