3 Great Gordon gravel bike routes videos. Think Spring and great outdoor biking in NW Wisconsin

Enjoy three videos of bike routes in Gordon Wisconsin recreation area. Outdoor biking season begins soon.

  • Burma Rd,
  • Crotte Brook Rd,
  • Twin Bridges Rd.

Favorite Northwest Wisconsin Bike Routes: Coppermine Road, Gordon, WI

Favorite Northwest Wisconsin Bike Routes: Coppermine Road, Gordon, WI

Favorite bike route - Coppermine Rd, Gordon, WI

Favorite bike route – Coppermine Rd, Gordon, WI

Looking for good bike routes in northwestern Wisconsin? Check out these dirt roads in the Gordon-Barnes area. They’re just southwest of Lower Eau Claire Lake, which is part of the Eau Claire Chain of Lakes.

Starting point: Mooney Dam Park. To get there from Gordon, drive east for 11.2 miles, then turn right on East Mail Road. Head south for only about 0.2 miles, then turn left on Fowler’s Circle.

Roads you’ll travel: East Mail Road, Coppermine Road, Coppermine Loop, South Coppermine Road. This out-and-back route with one side loop is a little over 20 miles, and most of it follows the Ounce River. For more distance, try some of the logging trails and side routes you’ll see along Coppermine and South Coppermine Roads. You could also continue on Cheever Road, Snake Road, or Crooked Lake Road.

What to expect: Although some parts of the route are smooth, packed dirt that’s almost like riding on pavement, be ready for occasional rocks and patches of deep, soft sand. Most riders will prefer mountain bikes on this route, and a road or cyclocross bike with 700 x 35c tires is probably about the minimum. Even on weekends, you could ride for hours without encountering any vehicles. Most of the route is out of cell range. Be ready for changing weather, and bring spare tubes, patch kit, and tools.

After your ride, food and refreshments are available at a number of taverns and cafes within just a few miles of your starting point.

(By the way, this route starts near lake homes I’m listing on Middle Eau Claire Lake and Bony Lake. Please give me a call if you’d like to see these homes. Or, click www.JeanHedren.com to see all my listings.)

Please check back now and then; I’ll occasionally be posting more of our favorite hiking and biking routes. I’ll try to include a couple photos with each post, but not enough to take all the fun and mystery out of exploring these routes yourself. (And yes, there is an old, abondoned copper mine out there.) Stay tuned…

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Favorite NW Wisconsin Bike Routes: The Gordon Flowage, Bass Lake Road, Whitefish Lake, Lost Lake, Saint Croix River Loop

Favorite NW Wisconsin Bike Routes: The Gordon Flowage, Bass Lake Road, Whitefish Lake, Lost Lake, Saint Croix River Loop

Favorite NW Wisconsin Bike Routes: The Gordon Flowage, Bass Lake Road, Whitefish Lake, Lost Lake, Saint Croix River Loop

Favorite NW Wisconsin Bike Routes: The Gordon Flowage, Bass Lake Road, Whitefish Lake, Lost Lake, Saint Croix River Loop

Looking for good places to bike in northwestern Wisconsin? Check out this 28.5 mile loop in the Gordon-Wascott area.

Starting point: North Shore Bar, at the corner of Flowage Lane and Stuckey road. To get there from Highway 53, just drive west on Flowage Lane for about 3 miles. Great burgers and pizza.

Roads you’ll travel: Flowage Lane, Highway 53, Cty. Rd. Y, Bass Lake Road, Cranberry Lake Road, Lost Lake Road, West Mail Road, Cty Rd. M, Stuckey Road.

Althernate starting points: Downtown Gordon. The Buckhorn features great burgers, Friday fish fries, and daily specials. Or, Gordon Pines golf club at the corner of West Mail Road and County Road Y. Casual dining and full-service bar.

(By the way, this route passes near lake homes I’m listing on Bass Lake, Whitefish Lake, Leader Lake, and Cranberry Lake—plus this home on County Road Y that has a spectacular view of the Gordon Flowage. Please give me a call if you’d like to see these homes. Or, start your own search at www.JeanHedren.com.)

Please check back now and then; I’ll occasionally be posting more of our favorite hiking and biking routes. I’ll try to include a couple photos with each post, but not enough to take all the fun and mystery out of exploring these routes yourself. Stay tuned…

Bass Lake Rd

Bass Lake Rd

Bass Lake Rd

Bass Lake Rd

Lost Lake Rd

Lost Lake Rd

West Mail Rd

West Mail Rd

St Croix River

St Croix River

Moose River

Moose River