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Hwy 55, Menomonee Reservation ride + ADD NEW ROUTE


10   in Wisconsin Wisconsin62 Miles

Motorcycle Roads Hwy 55, Menomonee Reservation ride

By Mike H.
on February 1, 2007

4.4out of 5

9 Riders rated

 Scenery

 Road Quality

 Roadside Amenities

Written Directions

Start in Shawano (about 30 miles NW of Green Bay) and simply take Hwy 55 north all the way up till it reaches Near Mole Lake ...which is just the small town of Nashville, WI (East of Rhinelander). A total of about 66 miles.

Scenery

Mostly trees on both sides, some open areas. You'll take in some nice river scenery as the route hugs Wolf River for much of the ride and passes by multiple lakes. The route primarily travels through The Menomonee Reservation but briefly goes through a small corner of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Overall, I would go out of my way to ride this road, its that good !!!

Road Quality

Road is excellent, the ride thru the reservation is twists and turns all the way thru, straightens out a bit after you leave the reservation but overall a great motorcycle road!

Roadside Amenities

Gas at the south end, Shawano, and again after you leave the reservation. Not really much else to do ... take this one for the ride and scenery not the "amenities."

Additional Info

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What Riders Say About this Route Add Review & Rating

By CommoDog
on July 29, 2012 1 out of 1 members found this review useful.

5.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2008

Motorcycle Make Harley Davidson

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

beautiful road. Nothing tough, just a very beautiful road to enjoy a couple of hours. Heading north when crossing into Langlade county almost immediately on your left will be Wild Wolf Inn. Take a break, get a bite to eat but make sure you walk around the back, gorgeous.

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By Guest
on October 19, 2010 1 out of 1 members found this review useful.

4.5out of 5

Motorcycle Year 1992

Motorcycle Make Kawasaki

Motorcycle Type Sport-Touring

Agree with below poster - New paving is complete and is amazingly smooth, no gravel at all on the corners. Double yellow most of the way but there are slow vehicle pull offs for campers to let ya by. No hairpins but good 40-50 mph corners

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By BigRagu
on July 31, 2012 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 1990

Motorcycle Make Harley Davidson

Motorcycle Type Touring

A good ride and a journey through some WI history. The road is in excellent condition, no gravel in the turns and fresh blacktop. Be prepared for a lot of traffic in July and August.

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By CunucuDog
on May 25, 2012 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2011

Motorcycle Make Harley Fat Bob

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

Great ride. Nice curves on excellent pavement. Went on a Sunday afternoon and had the road to myself. Got so wrapped up in the ride I ignored the weather and got caught in a rain/hail storm. It was worth it though.

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By Hiwyangel
on March 4, 2012 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2000

Motorcycle Make Road King

Motorcycle Type Touring

I really enjoyed this road. Nice sweeping curves. The road is in good condition. I would ride again when in the area!!

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By berry lake doug
on December 31, 2011 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

5.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2001

Motorcycle Make harley road king

Motorcycle Type Touring

Great ride,

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By Guest
on April 4, 2011 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

No Rating Provided

Motorcycle Year

Motorcycle Make

Motorcycle Type

This is a great drive, but i would recommend and alternate by taking 55 north out of Keshena. Same basic trip, but you will get more turns and you will see a bit more of the Nicolet National forest.

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By Guest
on October 15, 2010 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

No Rating Provided

Motorcycle Year 2006

Motorcycle Make BMW

Motorcycle Type Sport-Touring

Just finished with new paving. Unbelievably fun!! Beautiful scenery, did I mention the ride was fun? Can't beat the smell of new tar!!

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By Guest
on September 7, 2009 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2005

Motorcycle Make Harley-Davidson

Motorcycle Type Touring

This is a road full of curves (mostly 40-45 mph). The road is in good shape and most of the strretch of road is shaded by trees on both sides. Stop to see the sights on the Wolf River, which might include rver rafting.

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