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Whitewater, Wisconsin, United States

Rustic Fremont Street Ride

A easy 15-mile scenic ride through the rustic countryside north of Whitewater, Wisconsin

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Difficulty: Easy
Length: 14.2 miles / 23 km
Duration: 1-3 hours
Family Friendly
Overview: This easy, scenic ride conveniently starts in Cravath Lake Park in Whitewater, WI before looping north through rustic countryside on it's return to the same start.

Whitewater anchors the southern end of the 30-mile long Kettle Morain State Park Sourthern Unit-20,000 plus acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, pine woods and hardwood forests. It is home to the statewide Ice Age trail, Old World Wisconsin, and the largest wet prairie east of the Mississippi River-3,500-acre Scuppernong River Habitat Area.

With the Kettle Moraine and several other rides nearby, you could easily turn this day trip into a pleasant, active weekend.

Tips: When biking anywhere, always wear a helmet and eye protection.

Be prepared for changing riding surfaces and vehicle, pesdestrian, and bike traffic.

Always follow the rules of the road.

Reflective and brightly colored clothing make you more visible to motorists, pedestrians, and other bikers.

Layered clothing is the best way to regulate your temperature during changing weather conditions.

Be prepared: make sure your bike is in excellent condition, bring water, snacks, and bike tools

Points of Interest


Cravath Lakefront Park

Cravath Lakefront Park lies on the Northwest shore of Cravath Lake in downtown Whitewater, WI. The beautiful park, features a fishing pier, walking path, gazeboo, historical buildings, multi-purpose building, restrooms, and parking.
With it's proximity to the conveniences located in downtown Whitewater, this is a great location to start your ride.

Starin Park

A roomy sports park abuts the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus. It includes ample parking. Just outside of downtown, this would be an ideal place to park to avoid riding in downtown Whitewater.

Whitewater Creek Nature Area

This small unimproved park abuts Whitewater creek and is primary used for nature studies. It offers a scenic, quiet spot literally minutes from downtown Whitewater.

With a gravel drive/turnaround, there room to park off the road if you want to avoid riding in Whitewater.

Historical Museum

Adjacent to Cold Spring Creamery Park is a white house with a small sign out front that serves as a historical museum celbrating local history.

Cold Spring Creamery Park

Cold Spring Creamery Park commemerates a little known bit of history of President Lincoln before his time as President.

The park offers parking, a small playground, open air pavillion, and water via hand pump.

If you are approching the ride from the North or West, this is a great place to stage for your ride.

Whitewater Effigy Mounds Preserve

The Potawatami people are believed to be the architects of the centerpiece of this park-12 effigy mounds.

Recently restored, this park was added to the National Register of Historic Places. You can find it just off the main route on Indian Mound Parkway.
Pictures in this guide taken by: WisconsinGuide, Whitewater Creek, Whitewater Creek Nature Area

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