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Welcome to Almena, WI, Trailhead to Cattail State Trail! Your ALL-SEASON Outdoor Recreation Destination in northwestern Wisconsin!
The Cattail State Trail is 18 miles of trail on a former rail corridor between Almena, WI and Avery, WI and passing through the Village of Turtle Lake. The trail is open year around to ATVs, walking, bicycling, leashed pets, horseback riding, snowmobiles, cross country skiing and snowshoeing.
As of the 2010 census population was 677. Almena is within 10 miles of Turtle Lake & Barron, WI and within 22 miles of Amery & Rice Lake, WI.
If you're passing through Almena or if we're your recreation destination, please enjoy our parks and please visit our local businesses!
RV Park: The new RV park includes an 8-site establishment which includes water (seasonally) and electric hook-up. It is located on the south end of Shadyside Park in Almena. Enter by way of Ashland Ave East off Garfield Avenue. Fee: $20/day. Self register.
Shadyside Park: Shadyside Park (on Park Ave and Highway P) is a large kid friendly park with playground equipment, restrooms, ice skating rink (seasonal), ball field, and concessions stand. The park also includes a Veteran’s Memorial where visitors and family members can stop in and pay their respects.
Cattail Trailhead: An ATV park-n-go has recently been renovated along with a new paved parking lot, state-of-the-art outdoor restrooms, grills, and a picnic area. It is located on Mildred Ave next to the Cattail ATV Trail.
The Cattail State Trail is perfect for ATV and snowmobile riders. It travels for 18 miles on a former rail corridor between the communities of Amery and Almena in northwestern Wisconsin. For more information visit https://dnr.wi.gov/topic/parks/name/cattail/ or visit www.barroncountywi.gov and search Cattail Trail for maps and more.
The Village Hall can be reserved for events. Rental cost $35 for ½ day and $50 for the full day. The hall has a small kitchen, two restrooms, 8-8ft tables, 50 chairs and parking available. Contact the Clerk at 715-357-6600 to complete a reservation.
Board meetings are every second Tuesday of the month at 7PM at the Village Hall, 131 Soo Ave East, Almena. Complaints or Agenda items must be submitted to the Clerk no later than Friday prior to the meeting.
Waste management is provided by Republic Services. Garbage is picked up every Thursday morning from 6AM to 9AM. All garbage must be placed in the blue Republic Services bin provided and placed by the curb.
Recycling is not picked up curbside. A recycling bin for glass, metal and plastic along with an aluminum can collection trailer are located at the Village Shop, 345 Lightning Ave (off of Hwy P).
Water/Sewer utility bills can be paid in person at the Clerk’s office from 9AM to 2PM or placed in the drop box by the front door. Utility payments can now be made online with check or credit card at https://client.pointandpay.net/web/VillageofAlmena
Village of Almena residents vote at the Village Hall, 131 Soo Ave East in Almena. Polls are open from 7AM to 8PM on election day. Visit http://MyVote.wi.gov/ to register to vote or request an absentee ballot.