Monarchs Enjoy Deronda Prairie Restoration Plots

The monarchs are enjoying the sweet Butterfly weed at the Stower Seven Lakes State Trail Deronda Prairie Restoration Plots. This Prairie Restoration Plot was made possible with a State Stewardship Grant the Friends of Wisconsin State Parks and the Local Friends Group. Thanks to all involved,
Bill Zager

Triathlon Event 2029 Results

AMERY—The Stower 7 Lakes Adventure Triathlon, sponsored by the Friends of the Stower 7 Lakes Trail, brought racers to Amery from Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois for a 16 mile bike ride, a half mile lake paddle, and a 5K run on the Stower 7 Lakes State Recreation Trail.

Perfect summer weather made for a great day of family recreation in Amery.

Full results are available at:


--Polk County Tourism Council

PHOTO CAPS: photo credit: William Johnson

364—Mayor Paul Isakson welcomes the racers to Amery before the start of bike section of the adventure triathlon

370(2)—Start of the 16 mile biking portion of the race

375(2)--Cory Pratt on the water. Pratt paddled the windy, ½ mile lake course in 11 minutes, 32 seconds and finished the solo division in second place

371(20—Kayaks wait patiently at Transition 1 for the racers to arrive

374(2)—Nancy and Mike Lyner, Stillwater, MN, start out the ½ paddle. They went on to win the 2 person mixed relay race.

377(2)—Braeden Rimestad, Madison, finishing the biking section of the race


2019 Events

Friends of S7LST

Every Saturday on the Stower varied start points Walk, Bike, Snowshoe, See Facebook for details

  • January 1 First Hike and Bike Amery Soo Line Park
  • January 26 Candlelight Ski Amery Soo Line Park
  • April 27 Work Play Earth Day
  • May 11 Power Up Family 2K - 5K Walk Run
  • June 1-2 Free Trail Pass Days
  • June 22 Triathlon On-line Registration @ Runsignup
  • July 4 Wapo- Beartrap 5K Fun Run
  • August 3 Half Marathon On-line Registration @ Runsignup
  • October 12 Changing Colors Ride/Annual meeting

For More information: Stower Seven Lakes State Trail Facebook