Date: July 29th
This place has some good picture opts and this is why i thought we could do this... we could have a BBQ there or we could take a trip to a local food place but this we can talk about later i just want to gather some information and see if anyone is interested in this...
This billion-year-old hill is one of the oldest geological formations on earth. The top of the 60-foot tower and two observation decks offer spectacular views.
The 1,480-acre park also has:
Granite Peak (exit DNR) downhill ski area.
15.1 miles of trails, including:
13.6 miles of hiking trails
9.7 miles of snowmobile trails
8.2 miles of trails accessible to people with disabilities
8.2 miles of snowshoeing trails
30 campsites (exit DNR), most of them reservable
69 picnic tables and a reservable enclosed picnic shelter
A concession stand
A reservable amphitheater (pictured at right) overlooking a broad vista
Summer naturalist program
Wild turkeys and other birds
Deer, fox, raccoons, woodchucks, rabbits, and squirrels
The Mountain-Bay State Trail, for hiking, bicycling, and snowmobiling, links the Wausau area and Green Bay.
The City of Wausau (exit DNR) offers a variety of lodging, restaurants, and stores, galleries, theaters, and a symphony orchestra. A channel of the Wisconsin River is used for whitewater kayaking and canoeing (exit DNR).
Marathon County (exit DNR) has space and facilities for activities ranging from hunting and fishing to golf, curling and bowling. Nine Mile County Forest Recreation Area has trails for cross-country skiing, mountain biking, and other uses.
Embarrass River ATV Park (exit DNR), about 45 miles east in Tigerton, has extensive all-terrain vehicle trails
How to Get There
Rib Mountain is west of Interstate Highway 39/U.S. Highway 51 southwest of Wausau.
Ski area facilities are at the north base of the mountain. Exit the freeway onto County Highway NN and go about .7 mile west to the entrance.
The camping and picnic areas, trails, and other facilities are at the top of the mountain. Exit the freeway onto County Highway N west. Turn right (west) at the first intersection onto Park Drive and go about 2.5 miles to the summit.
A valid Wisconsin State Park vehicle admission sticker is required and may be purchased at the park.
Pets are permitted in the park when on an 8-foot leash. No pets are to be left unattended. Pets are not permitted in the picnic areas. They are permitted on the hiking trails and in campsites.
Rib Mountain State Park
4200 Park Rd.
Wausau, WI 54401
Phone: (715) 842-2522
Camping reservations: Use the Web or phone (888) 947-2757, TTY (800) 274-7275
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1. Btchinj (Wisconsin J-tuners)
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