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Oak Hill

Intermediate
 3.7 (46) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

Fun twisty singletrack.


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4.7

Miles

7.6

KM

95%

Singletrack

731' 223 m

High

693' 211 m

Low

123' 38 m

Up

123' 37 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

7%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Unknown

Mountain bikes ride clockwise. Please do not use this trail when wet.

Overview

All trails are intermediate to advanced level. Generally flowing, with a few moderate climbs

Need to Know

Trails are slow to dry. Area north of Hampton Ave may be unrideable for weeks at a time. These are non-motorized, multi-use trails. Trailhead:

4000 North Menomonee River Parkway
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Description

Welcome to the Oak Hill Trail: a moderately technical, though fairly flat, ride along the west side of the Menomonee River. Very scenic and mostly singletrack.

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

Trails are free and open to the public from dawn until 10 PM but may be closed for special events.

Trails are designed for use by mountain bikes. Make sure you have the appropriate equipment and skills to use these trails. Helmet use is STRONGLY recommended.

The nearest concessions are Walgreens at Mayfair Road and Capitol Drive. The Nearest bike shops are:

11 blocks east
Emerys Cycling
9929 W Lisbon Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53222
414-659-2882

20 blocks west
REI
13100 W Capitol Drive
Brookfield, WI 53005
262-783-6150

28 blocks west
Wheel and Sprocket
13925 W Capitol Drive
Brookfield WI 53005
262-783-0700

Contacts

Shared By:

Doug Carlson with improvements by Brent Emery

Trail Ratings

  3.7 from 46 votes

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  3.7 from 46 votes
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Trail was a fun challenge on the cross bike, If I'm ever in the area again, I'll definitely bring one of the wider tired bikes, still had a good time!
Sep 20, 2019 near Butler, WI
Rock/brick crossing
Aug 17, 2019 near Butler, WI
Skulls guard the entrance.
Dec 8, 2021 near Butler, WI
Oak Hill trail
Aug 27, 2013 near Butler, WI
Fat tire.
Jan 14, 2018 near Butler, WI
This ride ended up to be a muddy one
Aug 2, 2020 near Butler, WI

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Oct 5, 2022
Alex Hatlevig
Jul 31, 2022
David Dwight
BTW this trail continues further Northwest (goes under the interstate) than is shown in this app
Jul 8, 2022
Tyler Hussin
Did all oak hill trails plus the shortcut and it was fun, but incredibly muddy and wet. Also a kept getting rocks and mud in my shoes.
Mar 23, 2022
David Dwight
Too Wet yet
Sep 26, 2020
Randy Fairman
Aug 20, 2020
Gregor Wilke
4.9mi — 1h 00m
Aug 16, 2020
Sean Collins
Jun 21, 2020
Shelly Roeglin
Fun ride but not very good signs keeping us on the trail.