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Rustic Road 106

Location:Dodge County. Ledge, North Point, South Point and West Point roads south of STH 49 and County Z intersection, Town of LeRoy

  • Length: 7.2 miles
  • Surface: Paved and gravel

R-106 has rolling hills and wonderful farm vistas. Parts of the route are adjacent to the Horicon National Wildlife Refuge. The Bud Cook Hiking Trail is accessible from West Point Road and has viewing scopes to see wildlife in the marsh. The southern end of West Point Road also provides access to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Educational Barn, where visitors can learn more about the Horicon National Wildlife Refuge.

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Rustic Road 108

Location:Sawyer County. Northern Lights, Boedecker, Seely, and Janet Roads from WIS 63 to County OO, towns of Lenroot and Spider Lake.

  • Length: 7.2 miles
  • Surface: Paved and gravel

R-108 meanders through the Sawyer County Forest and is bordered by many species of trees including maples, oaks, birch, red and white pine which are home to many birds and mammals. Originally constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps as a logging road in the 1930s, travelers will catch a glimpse of the old ?Dynamite Shack? which stored the explosives used to construct the road through the hills. R-108 is crossed by the Birkebeiner cross country ski trail and numerous ATV, mountain bike and snowmobile trails. This road offers all nature lovers a northwoods experience.

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Rustic Road 11

Location:Walworth County. To the east of Lake Geneva, R-11 includes South Road, Steel Road, Spring Valley Road and Knob Hill Road between WIS 50 and WIS 36. The route adjoins R-12 and R-36.

  • Length: 10.3 miles
  • Surface: Paved

This gently winding route provides excellent views of glacial Kettle Moraine topography. R- 11 passes through large wooded areas of oak, maple and hickory, with glimpses of a game farm and scenic agricultural land.

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Rustic Road 111

Location:Sawyer and Ashland counties. Portions of County S, Moose Lake Road, Forest Road 174 and Forest Road 164 south of WIS 77.

  • Length: 25.5 miles
  • Surface: Paved and gravel portions

R-111 traverses through the Nicolet-Chequamegon Forest. Near Moose Lake Road and County S there is a scenic river view. This route has rolling hills covered with many types of trees making it a popular destination to view fall foliage. Wildlife abounds with wolf packs, elk, deer and wild turkey.

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Rustic Road 12

Location:Walworth County. This route includes Back Road, Sheridan Springs Road, Spring Valley Road and Church Road, between WIS 50 and WIS 36 adjoining R-11 and R-36.

  • Length: 5.7 miles
  • Surface: Paved

This gently winding route provides excellent views of glacial Kettle Moraine topography. R- 11 passes through large wooded areas of oak, maple and hickory, with glimpses of a game farm and scenic agricultural land.

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Rustic Road 16

Location:Manitowoc County. Sandy Bay Road runs along Lake Michigan from County V, south to the corporate limits of Two Rivers.

  • Length: 5.2 miles
  • Surface: Paved

This gently winding route runs through Point Beach State Forest. R-16 is bordered on either side by thick groves of deciduous and coniferous trees. Sandy Bay Road offers many glimpses of birds and other wildlife, as well as open vistas of natural sand dunes, including juniper bushes and other types of shrubbery.

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Rustic Road 18

Location:Barron County. 23rd Street, 15 3/4 Avenue, 25th Street and 17 1/4 Avenue beginning and ending at County M.

  • Length: 6.8 miles
  • Surface: Paved

Dense stands of white oak, aspen and birch line this narrow rustic road. The nearly five-mile loop begins and ends on Country M.

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Rustic Road 22

Location:Green Lake County. White River Road from County D to Big Island Road, north of Princeton.

  • Length: 5.5 miles
  • Surface: Gravel and paved portions

This picturesque road passes through the DNR White River Marsh Wildlife Area. Abundant with wildlife, this road crosses Sucker Creek and the White River on a pair of new bridges.

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Rustic Road 26

Location:La Crosse County. County MM, beginning and ending at US 14 and US 61.

  • Length: 5.3 miles
  • Surface: Paved

Crosse County MM combines beautiful scenery and history. It offers the traveler views the Mississippi River Valley and the Mormon Coulee Creek Valley. ?Brinkman?s Ridge? provides a panorama of the Mississippi River, including the wildlife refuge at Goose Island. This route also passes the 1854 Oehler Mill site, as well as a century-old root cellar.

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Rustic Road 33

Location:Washington County. Portions of St. Augustine Road, Monches Road, Emerald Road, Shamrock Lane and Donegal Road; this loop lies between County Q and County K.

  • Length: 12.1 miles
  • Surface: Paved

This winding, hilly route passes through a natural kettle area. While the area is mainly devoted to agriculture, R-33 offers travelers a view of the church spires atop Holy Hill, a well-known seminary in southeastern Wisconsin. Another section of the road offers a view of Lowe Lake.

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Rustic Road 42

Location:Racine County. Hoosier Creek, Wheatland and Brever Roads between County Highway JB and WIS 142.

  • Length: 5.7 miles
  • Surface: Paved

A canopy of large oak and black walnut trees grace Wheatland Road, just south of WIS 142. Travelers to this area will enjoy the open agricultural and marsh vistas as well as an old brick farmhouse and several barns. Hoosier Creek Road is a half-mile away from the Fox River, providing fishing areas and panoramic views. NOTE: FOR SAFETY REASONS, HOOSIER CREEK ROAD (NEAR COUNTY JB) IS CLOSED AT THE RAILROAD TRACKS AND IS NO LONGER A CONTINUOUS NORTH-SOUTH ROUTE.

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Rustic Road 46

Location:Brown County. Old Plank Road forms a loop west of WIS 57.

  • Length: 1.3 miles
  • Surface: Paved and gravel portions

Old Plank Road is characterized by ravines, large old trees and a narrow road surface. It dates back to Civil War times when it was used to carry supplies to the Fox River..

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Rustic Road 47

Location:Shawano County. County M, between County Q and US 45.

  • Length: 14 miles
  • Surface: Paved

Featuring open agricultural vistas against a backdrop of wooded hills, R-47 is a traveler?s delight. Historic buildings along the route include a round barn, red granite town hall and a stone filling station. The road crosses two streams and passes conifer glens, wetland vegetation and rolling fields. County M also passes the Tigerton Historical Museum and the Wittenburg Historical Museum.

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Rustic Road 49

Location:Sauk and Columbia counties. Levee Road, beginning at County T in Sauk County east to WIS 33 in Columbia County.

  • Length: 9.8 miles
  • Surface: Paved

Levee Road travels through the Aldo Leopold Reserve along the Wisconsin River. Motorists, bikers and hikers can see prairie grasses, wildlife, trees and marsh along the river?s south shore.

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Rustic Road 52

Location:Washington and Ozaukee counties. Portions of Paradise and Washington Drives, Wausaukee, St. Augustine, Bluegoose and Knollwood Roads between County M and abutting County Y south of Newburg.

  • Length: 6.7 miles
  • Surface: Paved and gravel

This wooded, rural road is located in one of the highest points in Washington County and offers a scenic panorama of the surrounding countryside. There are several historical buildings and farmsteads including a log home and an old fieldstone house dating to the late 1800s. While on Blue Goose and St. Augustine Roads in Ozaukee County, travelers will go past portions of the Cedarburg Bog State Natural Area?one of the largest and most biologically diverse wetland areas in Wisconsin.

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Rustic Road 54

Location:Jackson County. North Settlement Road, from County O north to WIS 54. Exit off I-94 at the Millston exit.

  • Length: 12.3 miles
  • Surface: Paved

This road travels through the Black River State Forest which boasts beautiful hardwood stands and pine tree plantations. R-54 follows a portion of the Wazee Trail past the Pigeon Creek Campground and the Dike 17 Lookout Tower where miles of marsh are visible. Sandhill cranes, bald eagles, ducks, geese and other wildlife are abundant. The traveler may see a variety of plant life including spaghnum peat moss beds and native wildflowers.

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Rustic Road 6

Location:Chippewa County. County E, from the junction of WIS 64 north to the Chippewa- Rusk County line.

  • Length: 13.3 miles
  • Surface: Paved

Paved R-6 is part of the old Flambeau Trail, an important route for early settlers traveling north. The road traverses county forest lands and a part of the Ice Age National Scientific Reserve in Chippewa County.

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Rustic Road 64

Location:La Crosse County. Northwest of Holmen, R-64 makes a loop off US 53/WIS 93, following Amsterdam Prairie Road and Old 93.

  • Length: 2.7 miles
  • Surface: Paved

Located near the Van Loon Wildlife Area, this route offers a rather unique combination of historic transportation, architecture and scenic views. From Amsterdam Prairie Road, it is possible to enter by foot historic McGilvray Road, also known as 7-Bridges Road. McGilvray Road is on the National Register of Historic Places because of its seven rare bowstring-arch bridges.

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Rustic Road 67

Location:Barron/Polk counties. Portions of Pine Road, 13 3/4 Avenue, West County Line Road and 16th Avenue, forming a loop from US 8 to US 63.

  • Length: 6.8 miles
  • Surface: Paved and gravel portions

R-67 winds through woods and wetlands, along fields and forests, and around the edge of Skinaway Lake. Wildlife and wildflowers abound. This route provides a quiet, picturesque adventure through the northwestern Wisconsin countryside.

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Rustic Road 72

Location:Winnebago County. Mountain Road, beginning and ending with County M.

  • Length: 3.1 miles
  • Surface: Paved and gravel

R-72 offers great wildlife and wildflower viewing in a serene setting. Mountain Road passes through the middle of 270 acres owned by the Nature Conservancy. It is home to many birds including Sandhill cranes, Short-eared owls, Northern bobwhite, quail and pheasants. The traveler will encounter an abundance of wildflowers bordering the roadway including May apple, trillium, Canada anemone, wild geraniums, Solomon?s seal, wild roses and goldenrod.

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Rustic Road 82

Location:Fond du Lac County. The River Drive route in the town of Ashford is situated between WIS 67 in the north and County W in the south..

  • Length: 9.4 miles
  • Surface: Paved

R-82 is comprised of five roads: River Drive, Spring Drive, Rolling Drive, Cloverland Drive and Katzenburg Drive. This route takes travelers through wetlands, rolling hills, old-growth wooded areas and scenic agricultural areas.

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Rustic Road 86

Location:Waukesha County. Includes portions of Waterville Road, Town Road G, County ZZ, Strawberry and Piper Roads, from US 18 to WIS 59.

  • Length: 7.3 miles
  • Surface: Paved

R-86 offers the traveler scenic views of rugged forest and open prairie as it meanders through the Southern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest. The Waterville Road route also provides access to the Ice Age Trail and the Scuppernong Hiking Trail.

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Rustic Road 94

Location:Green County. Skinner Hollow Road from WIS 81 to County J in the towns of Jordan and Adams.

  • Length: 4.6 miles
  • Surface: Paved

Skinner Hollow Road (R-94), offers scenic views of streams, valleys and wooded areas. Rich in history, the road?s name comes from one of the area?s first recorded lead prospectors, John B. Skinner. Various prospect diggings or ?badger holes? are located along the area?s valley and many Native American artifacts have also been found. As the road crosses Skinner Creek, it passes through an area that was once a mill pond for one of the area?s early sawmills. Three cheese factories once operated along the road, although only one remains as a residence. The road overlooks prairie remnants, wetlands and rock outcroppings that provide habitat for abundant wildlife from bald eagles to sandhill cranes.