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Map Key

1.9

Miles

3.1

KM

90%

Singletrack

674' 205 m

High

651' 198 m

Low

23' 7 m

Up

24' 7 m

Down

0%

Avg Grade (0°)

2%

Max Grade (1°)

Dogs Off-leash

E-Bikes Unknown

Features Drops/Jumps

Mountain bikes ride counterclockwise. Please do not use this trail when wet. Trails are free and open to the public from dawn 'til 10 PM but may be closed for special events. One Way Only: This is designated as a directional trail.

Overview

These are non-motorized, multi-use trails.

Location:
1966 N Swan Blvd
Wauwatosa, WI 53226

Need to Know

The nearest water, rest rooms, phone and concessions are located at the Hoyt Park pool house from Memorial Day to Labor Day or Alterra Coffee at Swan and North.

The nearest bike shop is:
Emery's
9929 W Lisbon Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53222
414-463-BIKE (2453)

Description

Welcome to Hoyt Park. This ride is a fun, short mostly singletrack trail along the wooded banks of the Menomonee River.

All of the trails in the park are beginner to intermediate level. They are generally flowing, not flat but no major climbs.

History & Background

This trail is one of a system of free trails in Milwaukee County being developed and maintained by Metro Mountain Bikers. Metro Mountain Bikers are the Milwaukee chapter of International Mountain biking Association (IMBA). The chapter is dedicated to promoting and preserving environmentally responsible mountain biking opportunities.

Contacts

Shared By:

Doug Carlson with improvements by Marty Weigel and 2 others

Trail Ratings

  3.4 from 41 votes

#1

in Hoyt Park

#801

Overall
  3.4 from 41 votes
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4 Star
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2 Star
7%
1 Star
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#15

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#801

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Photos

Watch out for hikers and dog walkers in this area
Jul 5, 2015 near Wauwatosa, WI
Middle part
Jul 5, 2015 near Wauwatosa, WI
Trail goes right, under the bridge
Dec 3, 2012 near Wauwatosa, WI
Menomonee River alongside trail
Aug 3, 2017 near Wauwatosa, WI
Trail down to tracks
Aug 15, 2017 near Wauwatosa, WI
Exit
Jul 5, 2015 near Wauwatosa, WI
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Current Trail Conditions

All Clear 73 days ago
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Check-Ins

Sep 20, 2023
Jackson McFleury
took the hardest parts of all trails, glass is still there,playground in middle very fun, a one really steep section at end, HERO DIRT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 5.3mi — 0h 50m
Aug 25, 2023
Lans Jingack
Ton of broken glass in a couple sections, especially by the railroad track. Otherwise nice and very easy
Aug 12, 2023
Dang Yang
Mostly dry, a lot of kids running around. 1.9mi
May 23, 2023
Gregor Wilke
14.5mi — 2h 00m
Sep 15, 2020
Nate Northway
Some new features including a wooden drop and some new small gaps that aren't rollable.
Aug 27, 2020
Tj Vue
Aug 4, 2020
David Kroncke
Fun obstacle course in the middle. Cool area by the river at the northern turnaround. Watch for broken glass. 2.3mi
Jul 30, 2020
Gregor Wilke
2mi — 0h 30m
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