Ahnapee State Trail

Rails to Trails


More than a century since railroad bells were rung and train whistles blown for the first time, quiet has returned to the Kewaunee and Door County countryside.

A “rails to trails” conversion has removed the tracks. During spring, summer, and fall hikers, bikers, horseback riders, and horse-drawn carts and wagons share the trail. In winter, snowmobiles, fat bikes, cross country skiers, and snowshoers whisk across its frosty surface.

The Ahnapee State Trail spans about 50 miles between Kewaunee, Casco, Algoma and Sturgeon Bay. The 8 to 10 foot wide trail has a firm surface for hiking, trail bikes and horseback riding. During the winter the trail is used especially by snowmobilers – though cross-country skiing is also permitted – and interconnects with 95 miles of snowmobile trails in Kewaunee County and 275 miles of trail in Door County.

Friends of the Ahnapee Trail


 2023 Summer Bike Ride

Join us on the last Saturday of each month at 10:30 AM for an “out & back” trip

Each ride is approximately 10 miles in total.

Click Here for the August Group Bike Ride on Facebook

Friends of the Ahnapee Trail Gravel & Grog Gravel Grinder


Hosted by Friends of the Ahnapee State Trail
Click here to register for the Gravel & Grog


Bruemmer Park
County Road F, Kewaunee, WI 54216

Learn about the impact of the Friends group in Kewaunee and Door Counties, and find out about opportunities to get involved.

Grind your way through Kewaunee and Door Counties on the Ahnapee State Trail and drink in the amazing fall colors. Tackle the 100 mile full barrel, the 50 mile growler, or the 25 mile pint. This is an unsupported gravel grinder bicycle ride. No prizes or finishing awards will be handed out.

This is a true grass roots event to challenge riders at whatever level they choose.

For trail condition reports and further information about county events, call 920-388-7199 or for general information, email the Kewaunee County Promotion and Recreation Department or call 920-388-0444


The Ahnapee State Trail is a multi-use trail. It is used by people who travel its length in multiple ways. In the summer some people walk, some jog or run, some ride bicycles, and some ride horses or drive horse drawn wagons, buggies, or carts. In the winter snowmobiles and cross-country skiers share the trail.

Ahnapee Trail Maps

Our maps are available here for viewing or download, and hard copies of these maps are available via request or at specific locations on the trail or at participating outlets throughout Kewaunee and Door Counties near the trai

By becoming a Friend of The Ahnapee State Trail, you will notified about all events, projects and proposals pertaining to the Ahnapee State Trail, as well as volunteering opportunities. Take an active role in one of Northeast Wisconsin’s unique resources. Membership means YOU are getting involved in ensuring that the trail is preserved and improved for generations to come.

Please make a donation to the Friends of the Ahnapee Trail.
All donations go directly to maintaining, improving and promoting the trail.

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