Take a Hike! Feel good ...Trail Guides by Kristen Westlake
Richard Bong Recreational Trails Downloadable Trail Guide: Includes: PDF overview GPX for your GPS KLM for Google Earth & Google Maps
Activities: Hiking â€“ Backpacking â€“ Running - Biking (on the North Trails only) Difficult: Easy. Fairly flat, very well maintained trails.. Soft underfoot. Wide trails in prairie, single track in wooded areas. Equipment: Hiking or running shoes. Water. There is not a place on the trail head to fill up, however a ranger station is close to the trail head and there is likely water available, if you are willing to loop back for water. Trailhead: Start in the parking lot that is listed here. The blue and green loops take off to the south and the other four loops take off to the north. A PDF overview is included. Trailhead GPS Coordinates to the Parking Area: 42.63433,-88.124321 Seasons: Best all seasons. Winter is great for cross country skiing. Parking Sticker (WI state parks) or Day Pass Required!
Overview: Mostly prairie and some wooded sections make up this trail system. Come prepared for bugs (deer flies in the prairie and mosquitos in the woods) in the summer time. Trail use for running, hiking and mountain biking. Great Cross Country skiing in the winter time. Length: All Loops Grand Total: 21.7 miles Seven Trails Total: From longest to shortest (via my GPS and GPX tracks) listed below: South Loops:
• Blue Loop:4.2 miles
• Red Loop: 8.3 miles
• Green Loop: 1.62 miles
• Orange Loop: 6.1 miles • Yellow Loop: 4.4 miles • Gray Loop: 1.48 miles
Points of Interest Keep track of images from Bong Recreational Area as they are added and updated!
Overview of Bong Recreational Area Trails
North Trails The North Trails are designated for hiking, skiing, or biking and are accessed from the main trailhead parking lot. Take the trail heading north from the lot going up the hill back to Highway 142. You'll have to walk across the road to access the trails.
GPS coordinates to Bong Road Entrance: 42.6364845, -88.126230
GPS coordinates to Bong Trail Heads and Parking Lot: 42.63433,-88.124321
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What do I get when I buy a Trail Guide? a PDF guide to print or download to your smart phone (or any device that is PDF enabled ) GPX file to download to your GPS device (this shows the trail and where you are on the trail as you go!) KLM file to show your route on a google map or google earth. Any References Included
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