The Mariners Trail is a 6-mile paved, recreational trail is the longest, continuous, scenic view of Lake Michigan in the state of Wisconsin! Hike, bike, walk, or roller blade down this scenic coastline between Manitowoc and Two Rivers. From the south you can pick up the trail in historic downtown Manitowoc at the 8th Street Bridge. You’ll pass scenic overlooks, craggy coves and wide beaches, gift shops, restaurants and motels. With over 30 flower gardens, sculptures, and beautiful views, this will become one of your favorite trails!
Follow the signs through downtown Two Rivers for about a mile to reach the Rawley Point Recreation Trail connecting Point Beach State Forest, the historic Rawley Point Lighthouse, and Two Rivers. The Rawley Point Recreational Trail has a hard-packed limestone base and connects Two Rivers with Point Beach State Forest. The six-mile trail winds through pine and hemlock forests, dunes and fields.
Choose the outdoor activity most suited to you and your family from this listing of area parks and natural beauty.
Bike rentals are available at:
The Bicycle & Fitness Co., 801 N. 8th St., Manitowoc, 920-682-1944
Village Inn on the Lake & RV Park, 3310 Memorial Dr., Two Rivers, 920-794-8818
Westport B&B, 635 N. 8th St., Manitowoc 920-686-0465
You may also want to hike the Dunes Segment [PDF] of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail which extends beyond the City of Manitowoc Segment and connects to the City of Two Rivers Segment.
Another lovely and leisurely hike extending beyond the City of Two Rivers Segment is the Point Beach Segment [PDF].