Welcome Friends!

Welcome to the Friends of The Fox River Trail (Friends FRT), a non profit organization dedicated to advocating and helping with maintenance, upkeep, preservation and improvement of the Fox River State Recreational Trail in Brown County, Wisconsin. Take a look around and see what we do. Whether you’re new to the Fox River Trail or have used it for years, the Friends FRT welcome you with open arms.

NEXT MEETING: July 27, 2023 at 6:00 PM (NEW TIME) – Someday Farms, Greenleaf Wi


The trail is approximately 26.3 miles long. The trailhead is at the end of Porlier Street in Green Bay and follows the Fox River south through Allouez, De Pere, Greenleaf, Forest Junction, and ends at Ott Road, north of Hilbert.

Stay Updated

The Friends of the Fox River Trail meet once per quarter (January, April, July, & October) on the 4th Thursday.

A newsletter is published monthly.


If you ride your bike, use roller blades, run, walk or ski on the trail, you are a supporter. Would you like to be part of the ongoing efforts to sustain, maintain and improve the Fox River Trail?

Recent Blog Posts

  • Floats with the Goats – June 4
    Enjoy $5 Rootbeer Floats at Someday Farms on June 4 from 1 – 4 PM. All proceeds from this event go to the Friends of the Fox River Trail.
  • Brat Sale – May 21
    The Bay Shore Bicycle Club will be hosting a Brat Sale at Festival Foods on University Ave in Green Bay on Sunday May 21, 2023 from 11 AM to 4 PM to benefit the Friends FRT Capital Campaign.   Thank you to the Bay Shore Bicycle Club for your partnership! 
  • May/June Events:
    Have fun while helping to raise money for the Fox River Trail! Be sure to check out these events in May and June: Pints for a Purpose – Wednesday, May 3 at Zambaldi Beer | Bay Shore Bicycle Club Brat Fry – Sunday, May 21 at Festival Foods on University Ave | Floats with Goats – Sunday, June 4 at Someday Farms

Resurfacing and Paving Project announced.

The Friends of the Fox River Trail announced the launch of a capital campaign to repave the 22-year-old Fox River Trail and expand the pavement 3.4 miles into Greenleaf. The goal is to raise $300,000 to complete funding needed (in addition to grants, trail passes and other existing funding), to begin construction in 2024/25. To kick off the campaign, The Green Bay Packers Foundation has generously made a donation that will match up to $50,000 from public donations as part of their Give Back initiative.

A part of this project’s combined efforts with Brown County Parks will include the replacement of aging culverts, the addition of some amenities, and a new parking lot in the rural portion of the trail. The fundraising will ensure the safety of current users, entice new users, and promote business and tourism from downtown Green Bay to Greenleaf and well into the Fox River Valley.

We hope that you will help support the Friends of the Fox River Trail fundraising efforts to assure that this premier recreational and transportation trail is maintained for generations to come!  

Donations may be made in your name or in honor of a friend or loved one. You can donate now through this website or through the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation.  If you have any questions about this project contact the Friends of the Fox River Trail by email at friendsoffrt@yahoo.com

Please join in saying Thank You to our Platinum Contributors.

Green Bay Packers Foundation
GiveBack Matching Grant

Cliff & Betty Wall

Tracy & Peter Flucke
authors of the book “Coast to Coast on a Tandem” 

Morgan & Trevor Fuller

Paul & Jeanette Dufeck

Orthodontic Specialists of Green Bay

Bay Shore Bicycle Club

LedgeStone Vineyards
920-532-4384 | www.ledgestonevineyards.xyz

Union Hotel & Restaurant
Serving De Pere since 1883
920-336-6131 | www.facebook.com/UnionHotelDePere/

The Bike Hub
Where there’s a wheel there’s a way.

Medich Baycare Clinic Foundation

Stadium Bike

Dervish Charitable Foundation

Zambaldi Beer

Julius Wagner, Bay Maps LLC

Meg Deem

Rebecca & Ken Nyberg

Ron Van Straten & Jeanie Ackley

Lee Anderson

Stephen Bruffett

Gary & Kathy Machlett

Tom & Lois Greinert

Brian Herman

Richard & Emily Wilson

David Hemstreet

Kathleen M Kapalin

Mark Ernst

In memory of Chuck Deem

Richard Czachor

Lynda Drews

Jay & Alison Frazier

GLC Minerals

​Lynne W Simpson

Joanne & Charlie Tilleman

Peter Tanz

Lynch-Popkey Family

Bob & Carrie Arnold