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What Are The 9 Best Motorcycle Rides in Wisconsin?

- Prescott to La Cross (119 miles)
- Kettle Moraine Scenic Drive (29 miles)
- Highway 55 (104 miles)
- Bridgeport to Sauk City (79 miles)
- Highway 33 (79 miles)
- Highway 88 (37 miles)
- Arcadia to Fountain City (18 miles)
- Sturgeon Bay to Egg Harbor (17 miles)
- Highway 56 (54 miles)

Motorcycle Rides Near Me In Wisconsin
Below is our detailed list for the best motorcycle roads in Wisconsin! With its three nationally recognized scenic roadways, motorcyclists can ride along bluffs carved by the Mississippi River, the Northwoods shores of Lake Superior and the sweeping coast of Lake Michigan. Explore all the best that Wisconsin has to offer by motorcycle! These are the best motorcycle rides in Wisconsin. Click on each Wisconsin motorcycle map link for the direct Google Maps route.

PRESCOTT TO LA CROSS

WI-35
DISTANCE: 119 miles
TIME: 2.5 hours

Wisconsin 35, also known as the Great River Road, offers beautiful scenery of the east side of the Mississippi River. There's some nice sweeping curves as you ride alongside numerous state parks, wildlife refuges and other designated natural areas. The Great River Road, established in 1938, stretches for 3,000 miles through 10 states along the Mississippi River, making this one of the best motorcycle roads in Wisconsin.
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KETTLE MORAINE SCENIC DRIVE

DISTANCE: 29 miles
TIME: 45 mins

This is an excellent WI motorcycle ride that meanders in the Kettle Moraine State Forest. The area contains very hilly terrain and glacial landforms, such as kettles, kames and eskers. Be sure to climb the Parnell Observation Tower for a fantastic view The scenery is good as you zig zag through lots of curves. Just follow the green scenic route signs as you ride.
(Photos: H. Vrankin / B. Small)

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HIGHWAY 55

WI-55
DISTANCE: 104 miles
TIME: 2 hours

This is a great motorcycle road through the rolling and curving hills in rural Wisconsin. This route is full of nice, wide curves, and an abundance of shade by trees on both sides. The southern portion of this motorcycle ride in Wisconsin through the Menomonee Reservation is full of twists and turns, while the northern section has some nice, open stretches. Motorcyclists will take in beautiful river scenery as the road hugs the Wolf River for much of the ride and passes by multiple lakes.

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BRIDGEPORT TO SAUK CITY

WI-60, WI-14
DISTANCE: 79 miles
TIME: 1.5 hours

This route in southwestern Wisconsin parallels the Wisconsin River and makes for an excellent motorcycle ride. There's very little traffic, and there's some fantastic views on the straight-a-ways and along the Wisconsin River. The pavement is excellent as well, making this one of the best motorcycle rides in Wisconsin!

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HIGHWAY 33

WI-33
DISTANCE: 79 miles
TIME: 1.5 hours

This WI motorcycle route begins in La Crosse, and makes for a great extension of our first ride mentioned above on WI-35. On this road (WI-33) you'll see some of the most beautiful farms in Wisconsin as you ride through scenic Amish country. There's mostly wide open roadway with long sweepers, as you head east to Reedsburg, WI. If you ride this on a weekday, you'll probably have almost the entire route to yourself! Wildcat Mountain State Park is near this route and is definitely worth checking out.

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HIGHWAY 88

WI-88
DISTANCE: 37 miles
TIME: 30 min

Known as “Black Lightning,” Highway 88 has approximately 130 corners and curves in 40 miles as it runs from Gilmanton to the Mississippi River, making it one of Wisconsin’s highest-rated biker roads. The best starting point is the town of Mondovi, located in the northeastern corner of Buffalo County. This great Wisconsin motorcycle route will give even the most skilled riders an exciting challenge as you navigate along the ridges and slash through a sandstone cut north of Praag.
(Photos: K. Currie / ridermagazine.com)

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ARCADIA TO FOUNTAIN CITY

WI-95
DISTANCE: 18 miles
TIME: 25 min

Although this is one of the shorter rides on our list, this portion of Hwy 95 will not disappoint! Starting in Arcadia, Wisconsin Hwy 95 offers excellent vistas and sweeping turns. This part of Wisconsin's countryside is beautiful to ride your motorcycle through.
You'll love the curves and the views of the Mississippi as it gets close to Fountain City. There is usually very little traffic here as well, which will make this short little run even more enjoyable. For a longer loop ride, connect with the above-mentioned Hwy 88. This is some of the best motorcycle riding in western Wisconsin.
(Photo: G. Desmarais)

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STURGEON BAY TO EGG HARBOR

Bay Shore Dr
DISTANCE: 17 miles
TIME: 30 min

Looking for the best motorcycle rides near Green Bay? Check out this motorcycle route from Sturgeon Bay to Egg Harbor along Bay Shore Drive. This route takes the rider along Lake Michigan through some dense tree areas to open fields. It starts out fairly straight, but once you get out of Sturgeon Bay the road starts to sweep back and fourth as you go along the coastline. The lack of traffic, along with the views of Lake Michigan, makes this a very nice ride, especially on a hot day. You'll get shade from the trees, and the cool breeze from the lake.

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HIGHWAY 56

WI-56
DISTANCE: 54 miles
TIME: 1 hour 15 min

For another great Wisconsin motorcycle road, just off the Great River Road (WI-33), check out the ride from Genoa to Richland Center. The road along Highway 56 east all the way to Richland Center is a fantastic route. The first section from Genoa starts off very good, but the second section is absolutely amazing. You'll have incredible views as you navigate the curves and hills. The huge sweepers are fun to ride and there is virtually no traffic on this rural country area of the state.

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