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Earlier this week we aired an interview with the Wisconsin Tourism Secretary Sara Meaney at Lakeshore State Park. It happens to be one of the many public parks and greenspaces accessible from Milwaukee County’s Oak Leaf Trail.

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Around a year-and-a-half ago, leaders of the national Rails-to-Trails Conservancy unveiled the groundwork for an ambitious network of recreational trails around southeastern Wisconsin. The plan, in conjunction with the Wisconsin Bike Federation, was called the Route of the Badger, and it would encompass hundreds of miles of new and existing trails around the region.

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Southeastern Wisconsin has a fairly well-established system of improved bike trails – from the Hank Aaron Trail in Milwaukee to the Oak Leaf Trail and the Ozaukee Interurban Trail.

Take the Path to Wisconsin's Best Trails

Jul 3, 2013
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Wisconsin boasts thousands of miles of trails - but which are the best?