Backroads Biking Adventure
Bike the roads of northern Wisconsin alongside naturalists, enjoying evening presentations, visiting Kovac Planetarium (schedule permitting) and learning about the region’s gray wolves.
Program No. 9698RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

Bicycle the quiet roads of northern Wisconsin, witnessing the first flashes of autumn color as you wind through deep forests and past hidden lakes. Leading the way are local naturalists who teach you about the ecology of the northern forest ecosystem. Evening presentations introduce you to wildlife of the region including the resurgent gray wolf.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Bicycling 20-35 miles per day at a pace of 10-14 mph on paved back roads with rolling terrain. SAG wagons available along the routes. Elevations of 1650 to 1850 feet. Participants must bring their own bicycle and helmet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Led by local experts and accompanied by support vans, enjoy four days of biking through Wisconsin’s spectacular Northwoods.
  • Take a break from biking for a day of canoeing on a local waterway or hiking on a beautiful trail in the area.
  • Learn about Wisconsin’s grey wolves, from their history and current status to their ecology, and even try your hand at a wolf howl in an effort to elicit a response!
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Cheryl Todea
Cheryl Todea has been at Trees For Tomorrow since 2000, where she has served as a teacher and naturalist. She was named operations manager in 2014, and previously held the interim executive director position. In addition to managing the overall operations of the organization, Cheryl is responsible for group programming and personnel management. Cheryl earned a degree in environmental education from University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point and worked previously for the Girl Scouts and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, birding, and knitting.
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Cheryl Todea
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