$21,000 Challenge more than matched!
Over $60,000 has come in since the "Complete the Trail" Campaign kicked off before Thanksgiving. If such strong support continues the Conover-Phelps Trail could be completed this summer!
Family event on new Conover-Phelps Trail!
Come enjoy the Gillum Memorial Bike and Hike on July 21. Honor the memory of Don Gillum, a volunteer who helped make the trail happen, and help complete the last two miles of the trail.
Mark Your Calendar SepTimber Ride 2018!
Make plans to join us for the 2018 SepTimber Ride - September 8th in Eagle River. Proceeds from the Ride help raise funds for biking and walking trail development.
Building family-friendly biking and walking trails near the source of a Great River
The Great Headwaters Trails foundation’s goal is to build 40 miles of biking and walking trails in eastern Vilas County, the headwaters of the Wisconsin River. The Great Headwaters Trails system will connect the towns of Land O’ Lakes, Conover, Phelps and Eagle River and beyond to the Three Eagles Trail, Heart of Vilas Trail and Wilderness Lakes Trail.
A grand vision – a connecting system of over 110 miles of trails.
The first leg of the Great Headwaters Trails system is the Conover-Phelps Trail.
The Conover-Phelps Trail
Help support the development of the first 11 mile leg of the 40-mile trail system.
in place and in use
5.5 more miles
have been added this summer.
The final 2.2 miles
can be added in 2018 - if fully funded.
In May the Phelps Town Board approved the bid presented by Pitlik & Wick. It was to build the middle section of the Conover-Phelps Trail. It came in under the estimated $500,000 cost of the project. Still to be dealt with – wet weather and upcoming USFS logging sales. Check…Read More
Great Headwaters Trails is now one of REI’s grant partners after the national recreational gear coop awarded GHT $4,000 to help complete the Song Hill Lane project. As part of their support for the project, REI will help promote trails built by GHT and the biking and walking trails of…Read More
Thanks to Forever Young Bike and Ski Shop and WalkAbout Sports, participants in this year’s SepTimber Ride raffle can win a premium play thing for land and water. A Specialized Fat Boy SE fat tire bike is the raffle’s top prize, and second prize is a Perception Prodigy 12 kayak…Read More