Sugar River State Trail
The Sugar River Trail is a 24-mile long unpaved pathway that extends from New Glarus to Brodhead in South Central Wisconsin.Tthe New Glarus Woods can be reached via the Sugar River State Trail. Fourteen trestle bridges cross over the Sugar River and its tributaries, while the trail passes by farmlands, woods, rolling hills, scenic meadows, remnant prairies and glacial topography.
Trail Activities The Sugar River State Trail is popular with snowmobilers, equestrians, ATVers, mountain bikers, hikers and cross-country skiers. The entire trail is open to walking, horseback riding and bicycling, though bicycling is not recommended. The trail may be rough or soft in many sections. Snowmobiles are permitted on the trail. Snowmobiles are allowed when there is over 4 inches of snow or when the trail has a groomed base. At all other times the trail is closed to snowmobiling. A short access trail connects the Sugar River State Trail to New Glarus Woods State Park where camping is available throughout the year.
The Sugar River State Trailconnects with the Badger State Trail just south of the Monticello trailhead.The trail will pass bythe communities of New Glarus, Monticello, Albany, Brodhead
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