Map 1 Roschen
Check in at Roschen Park in Lake City. *Remember that this is a busy spot also used as a boat launch. Parking for Tour de Pepin is not allowed in the lot. Please use the surrounding residential streets.* Hop right on to Lakeshore Drive/Hwy. 61. Take a left. It is 6 miles to the first water stop in Maple Springs.
From the water stop in Maple Springs, ride 5.5 miles to a left turn into Wabasha at CR-30/Bruegger Valley Rd. Please use extra caution when crossing Hwy 61. Once across stop by Malone Park for the Wabasha rest stop.
Route signage will alert motorists and promote safety as you pass over the Mississippi River on the Wabasha-Nelson bridge. There is a water stop located at Chippewa River boat landing/Tiffany Bottoms Wildlife Refuge between Nelson and Pepin.
Take a left on Spring St in Stockholm to the rest area. The Pearl shuttles leave from Stockholm Park. Shuttle times will be listed on a sign at the park, and on your wristband.
Riders who registered for the 50-mile option will continue a few miles past the town of Maiden Rock. Stop for water at the Lake Pepin Overlook, then head back to Stockholm to board the Pearl Shuttle at the time designated on your wrist band. Lac Plein and Siècle riders continue north to Bay City.
Continue past Bay City to the intersection of WI 35 and MN 63. Take a left on MN 63.
Stay to the right and use caution when crossing the bridge into Red Wing- stay on the designated bike path. Take the first right on to Potter St. Take Potter Street to Hwy 61 So. (a right turn). The rest area is at the Red Wing Armory on the frontage road.
100 Mile Ride: This year’s Countryside Tour is a 32.15 mile ride on the back roads of Red Wing and Frontenac. It has a total ascent of 1762 ft. and has a maximum elevation of 1167 ft. From 61 S, take a right on Flower Valley Road. Take a left on Hwy. 58, and a left on Cty. 4 Blvd. Go to Cty Rd 9 and take a left. Take a left on Cty. 2 and cross Hwy. 61, heading toward Frontenac State Park.
40 and 72 mile riders will continue 6 miles on Hwy 61 and take a left on Cty. Rd 2 towards Frontenac State Park (joining up with 100 mile riders). All riders will continue past the park headquarters and through historic Old Frontenac. There will be a sharp right as you approach Lake Pepin and head to the Frontenac Rest Area. From there, continue south on Hwy. 61.
72 mile riders will continue 6 miles on Hwy 61 and take a left on Cty. Rd 2 towards Frontenac State Park (joining up with 100 mile riders). All riders will continue past the park headquarters and through historic Old Frontenac. There will be a sharp right as you approach Lake Pepin and head to the rest area at the Villa Maria. From there, continue to Hwy. 61 and take a left.
Map 11 Roschen
Continue on Highway 61/Lakeshore Drive through downtown Lake City. Take in the site of our historic downtown and the beautiful sailboats in our marina! Disembark at Roschen Park, have a beverage and take a bow, you made it!