Trail Announcements

November 13, 2018:

The Moses Creek Trail from Wilshire Drive to Yulga Park will be CLOSED November 17-25, 2018 for the 9-day gun deer hunting season. The trail will reopen on November 26. Thank you for respecting the rights of adjacent landowners who make the Green Circle possible!


November 10, 2018:

A new amphitheater is being built in Schmeeckle Reserve near the visitor center. A small section of the University Trail will be detoured Sept. 10-Dec. 15. Click here to see a map.


November 9, 2018:

Business 51/Post Road in Whiting is undergoing a major reconstruction that will last until 2019. The Whiting Crossing Trail currently crosses Business 51 at Porter Road/Tommy’s Turnpike. During construction, the trail crossing will be detoured frequently depending on where the construction is occurring. Please be cautious in this area and follow the detour signs carefully. Click here to see a map of the crossing.


September 24, 2018:

From September 26-29, a red pine plantation along the River Pines Trail north of County HH will be thinned as part of a planned harvest. The trail will remain open, but please use caution and follow all signage in the area.


September 19, 2018:

Mary Hesch, local owner of Slumberland Furniture stores in Stevens Point, Wausau and Marshfield, has donated $10,000 to the Green Circle. The gift is the one largest private donations to the 27-mile scenic hiking and biking trail. Click here to read more.


August 30, 2018:

The new Stevens Point roundabout at Division St./Business 51 and North Point Drive is now completed. The Green Circle crosses the roundabout on its north and east sides (see photo). Users will cross two lanes of oncoming traffic to a safety island, and then cross two lanes of outgoing traffic. Visit the Wisconsin DOT website at for more information about safely crossing roundabouts.


July 24, 2018:

A short bridge on the Brickyard Section of the Green Circle near Zenoff Park and the Sculpture Park will be closed for repairs until early August. Please follow the signed detour through the Sculpture Park. For more information, contact the Stevens Point Parks Department at 715-346-1531.


May 14, 2018:

Starting at the beginning of June and lasting throughout the summer, a portion of the Green Circle on the north end of town will be detoured due to a roundabout construction at the intersection of North Point Drive and Division Street/Business 51. Click the map below for more details.


January 31, 2018:

A short section of the Green Circle in the Village of Whiting that parallels Babcock St. is now permanently closed. The new connector route follows the sidewalk on Whiting Rd. Direction signs have been posted. Click the map below for details.

This is the first phase of an exciting project that will reroute about 1.2 miles of the Green Circle from a sidewalk to a scenic corridor along the Wisconsin River on the former Whiting Paper Mill land (west side of Whiting Rd). We hope to have the new route completed by Fall of 2018.


August 18, 2017:

A section of Green Circle trail will be closed in the Village of Whiting, Mondays-Thursdays from August 21 to September 7 for utility work. Please follow signs along Tommy’s Turnpike to detour this section. Note, the trail will remain open on the weekends.