Tour de Pepin Maps and Rest Areas
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2023 Tour de Pepin will originate from Ohuta Park in central Lake City.
*Due to scheduled road construction on Highway 61 between Red Wing and Lake City, there will be changes to our regular 44, 73 mile routes, and Century Ride.
Please review our Rules and Safety FAQ page here
Check in at Ohuta Park in Lake City. Take Chestnut St. to a left on Franklin St. Take Franklin to Marion, then one block to the stoplight at 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. Head north on 35 through Nelson. There is a water stop located at Chippewa River boat landing/Tiffany Bottoms Wildlife Refuge between Nelson and Pepin. There is another manned rest area in Pepin to enjoy. Continue north on 35 from the Pepin rest area to Stockholm.
Take time in lovely Stockholm to enjoy the rest area located downtown near the intersection of Spring Street and Hwy 35. For those getting transported back to Lake City by bus or boat, the shuttles leave from Stockholm Park and campground near the terminus of Spring St close to the Mississippi River. Shuttle times will be listed on a sign at the park and your wristbands color denotes your time and mode of transportation.
Riders who registered for the 50-mile option will continue a few miles past the town of Maiden Rock. Stop for water and snacks at the Lake Pepin Overlook, then head back to Stockholm to board your shuttle at the time designated on your wrist band. 44, 73, and Century riders continue north to Bay City.
At Bay City, be sure to stop at the rest area located in the lot of the Outpost Bar and Grill. Then, continue on past Bay City to the intersection of WI 35 and MN 63. Take a left on MN 63 and begin your ride back to Minnesota.
Stay to the right and use caution when crossing the bridge into Red Wing- stay on the designated bike path. Follow West 3rd Street to Plum Street where you will make a left turn. Keep following Plum to 10th street where Plum will merge with Bush Street and continue on Bush.
MAP 8: Century Ride
This year’s Century Ride takes you up and down the valleys and across the ridges between Red Wing and Lake City. Take State Hwy 58 out of Red Wing uphill until you meet County 5 Blvd. Make a left turn onto County 5, following it until you make a right on County 2. At Bellechester, take a left at Co. Rd 33, across Hwy 63. At County Rd 2, turn right and follow to Hwy 60. Take a left on Hwy 60. At County Rd 4 take another left descending towards Lake City. When you reach Hwy 61, follow the signs north from there back to Ohuta Park and the finish line!
From Bush St take gentle right on to State Hwy 58 and continue uphill, leaving Red Wing, until you meet County 5 Blvd. Make a left turn onto County 5. Continue along County 5, as it descends, eventually crossing Wells Creek, and then begin your final climb.
Staying on County 5, you will encounter the last rest area on the apex of the final climb at John the Baptist Beverage Company. Be sure to get hydrated and sample some of their craft kombucha before you begin your descent towards Lake City and the finish line.
Proceed with caution on this steep downhill and as you enter Lake City. Remain on County 5 until you intersect with Hwy 61 (also called Lakeshore Ave). Make a right onto 61. Follow 61 to Park St where you will turn left to follow the lakefront, taking extreme caution again while crossing the busy highway. Follow Park back to Ohuta Park. Congratulations! You've made it!