Levis-Trow Mound Epic
Travel to the heart of Wisconsin and experience some of the best riding the Midwest has to offer. The trail network at Levis-Trow appeals to all levels of riders, with gentle, rolling climbs on wider sections of trail for beginners and plenty of tight, slaloming singletrack to challenge even the most experienced riders. Sandstone bluffs offer a chance to take in views of the surrounding area.
Location: About 15 miles off I-94, southwest of Neillsville, Wisconsin.
Directions to Trailhead:
From I-94 North, Black River Falls , exit on highway 12/27, travel north 10 miles to Merrillian, turn right on highway 95, go east seven miles. Levis-Mound trailhead will be on the left.
From I-94 South, exit in Hixton, turn left on highway 95, travel east 10 miles, through Alma Center to Merrillain. Continue on highway 95, east seven miles. Levis Mound trailhead will be on the left.
Epic Ride Length: Approximately 30 miles
Climbing: 3,000 feet
Elevation Range: 900-1,200 feet
Terrain: Classic Midwest singletrack, tight and twisting through the trees, with short, steep hills .
Season: End of March/early April through November 15th. The trails are closed during Wisconsin Gun Deer Season.
Details: Contact the Clark County Forestry and Park Department, 715-743-5140. Free maps available at the trailhead and also online at http://www.worba.org/nasti/map.html
Shop: Langreck Custom Bicycles, about three miles south of Levis-Trown Mounds on Highway J. Reach the ship at 715-333-2059 or
Camping: Russell County Park, about three miles south of Levis-Trow on Highway J. 715-333-7948, http://www.clark-cty-wi.org/russellpark
Lodging: Several hotel options in Neillsville.
Travel & Tourism Association: Clark County, Wisconsin, http://www.clark-cty-wi.org/recreation.html
Brew: The Stones Throw Bar and Grill and the Hatfield Hub in Hatfield or the Pioneer Brewing Company in Black River Falls.
More: M & M's Coffee Shop on Main Street in Neillsville.