Cycle Southwest Wisconsin
Southwest Wisconsin has some of the best bicycling anywhere. This corner of Wisconsin, known as the Driftless Area, was by-passed by glaciers. Left untouched by the giant ice sheets, it retains the landscape of the pre-glacial era. Bordered on the north by the beautiful Wisconsin River and on the west by the mighty Mississippi River, it is home to numerous attractions and historical sites. Wisconsin bike trails will take you on a picturesque journey you are unlikely to forget.
Platteville: Hirsch Farm Trail
Hirsch Farm is a 3 mile popular blue singletrack trail located near Platteville Wisconsin. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions. On average it takes 28 minutes to complete this trail.
Platteville to Belmont: Mound View State Trail
This pleasant 7-mile trail in southwest Wisconsin connects the communities of Platteville and Belmont. Enjoy traveling along charming streams and through the open countryside where two large mounds rise above gently-rolling farm fields.
Platteville: Rountree Branch Trail
A 5-mile paved and lit non-motorized trail follows the Rountree Branch on the southern border of Platteville and connects to the Mound View State Trail which leads to Belmont. Parking is available at Delta 3 Engineering, Platteville Regional Chamber, Rural Excavating off Mineral St. and behind Menard’s.