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Rustic Road 58

Colorful fall foliage wreaths Rustic Road 58

Near Minocqua
R58
Oneida County

Location: Oneida County. Blue Lake Road, west from US 51 to Mercer Lake Road, and Mercer Lake Road, north from Blue Lake Road to WIS 70.

Length: 9.6 miles

Surface: Paved

Blue Lake Road skirts many scenic Northwoods’ lakes while wandering through thick pine and hardwood forests. This route crosses a railroad bed that was used in the 1800s as a main line to Minocqua. It has now been converted to the Bearskin State Trail for hiking and bicycling. Where Blue Lake Road intersects the Tomahawk River, you’ll find an ideal spot for launching a canoe. The Northwoods beauty continues along Mercer Lake Road as it travels across two small creeks, through cedar lowlands and dense pine and hardwood forests before intersecting with WIS 70.

Map of Rustic Road 58

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Last modified: December 18, 2012

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