Rustic Road 1

Fall photo of Rustic Road 1 taken by Jeff Johnson​​
Photo Credit: Jeff Johnson

Location: Northwest Wisconsin, Taylor County, between WIS 102 and County D near Rib Lake.

Length: 5 miles

Surface: Gravel

Wisconsin’s first Rustic Road was dedicated in 1975. A historical marker alongside the road commemorates the designation. R-1 crosses through hills and valleys created by the last Wisconsin glacier nearly 12,000 years ago. A public beach is located at South Harper LakeTimm's Hill National Trail, just north of the Ice Age Trail, runs between R-1 and R-62, located nine miles north in Timm's Hill County Park. The park is open year round for hiking, skiing and showshoeing. 
Map of Rustic Road 1