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The Third Annual Tour de Forest - Sept. 22-24, 2017

Join us for an exquisite 158-mile weekend road-bike ride and fund raiser, riding through the spectacular fall colors in northwestern Wisconsin - from Oak Forest Center in Frederic, WI to Forest Springs Camp & Conference Center in Westboro, WI. 

 

 

Register Today! 


Itinerary:

Friday - 9/22
- Arrive at Forest Springs Camp & Conference Center by 1 p.m. Park your car and prepare for a bus ride to Oak Forest Center. Friday supper is in Rice Lake - at your own cost. Housing Friday night will be at Oak Forest Center. 

Saturday - 9/23 - Breakfast at Oak Forest Center at 7 a.m. Ride begins at 8 a.m. Saturday's ride stops in beautiful Cumberland and Rick Lake - ending at an LTD graduate's camp (Arrowhead Bible Camp) for the night. Saturday's ride is about 85 miles. 

Sunday - 9/24 - Breakfast as a group at Arrowhead Bible Camp, riding by 9 a.m. This stage of the ride is about 75 miles and takes us through some of Wisconsin's most beautiful country including the Chequamegon National Forest. 
 
The Route:
 
Saturday - Hwy W east to Hwy E, then south on E about 4 miles, then east and south on 260th and other back roads (paved) to H down to Cumberland, then east on B to SS to Rice Lake, then skirt around the north end of town to M, south on M to Chetek, then east on D to Plummer Rd 3 miles to Arrowhead Bible Camp.

Sunday - B
ack up that road to D, then east on D to Hwy 27, continue east on D/old 194 to Sheldon and Jump River and all the way to Westboro and Forest Springs. 

The first half-day has rolling terrain, then most of the route is pretty flat until the final 12 miles or so. 


Details: 
  • * A good road bike and being in good riding shape are required. 
  • * Participants cost is $100. 
  • * The Fundraiser - We ask that you aim to have at least 4 sponsors who would sponsor you a suggested $1 per mile or a donation of $158 - details explained after you register. 
  • * The proceeds will go toward Forest Springs' Adventure Program site development of our Flambeau River property and campsite. 
Interested in participating?
 

Call Norm Hoyt or Reanna Baumgarten at (715) 427-5241, or email them at nhoyt@forestsprings.us or rbaumgarten@forestsprings.us.