Eisenbahn State Trail

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Washington County Segment - Eisenbahn State Trail History

Trail rules are posted. There is no admission charge for use of the trail.

Eisenbahn State Trail - Allowed Uses
The former railroad grade is level and open for bicycling, hiking, dog walking on a leash and other non-motorized uses in summer. The trail passes through farmland, industrial and residential areas and near scenic waterways. Access to the trail in summer is available from various streets and parking lots in the City of West Bend and Kewaskum. Please click the link at the top of the page to see the trail map.

General Etiquette for all Trail Users

  1. Treat all trail users with respect and courtesy regardless of their sport, speed or skill level.
  2. Protect our environment; stay on the trail. Do not use shortcuts.
  3. Stay to the right and pass on the left. Always look before changing positions on the trail.
  4. Share the trail; watch and listen for others.
  5. Carry out all litter; including your pet's waste.
  6. Respect private property and the privacy of people living along the trail.
  7. Pets must be kept on leashes less than six feet in length and under control.
  8. Leave vegetation for others to enjoy. Do not cut or damage live trees or vegetation.
  9. Travel at a safe and controlled speed.
  10. Only cross at marked crossings.

Etiquette for Bicyclists

  1. Ride single file. Ride two or more abreast only if you will not block other traffic.
  2. Control your speed. Trails are not appropriate places for high speed riding.
  3. Obey traffic signs and signals
  4. When passing, go slow and give an audible signal.
  5. At night, use headlight, taillight and reflectors.