This is a special section of the web site dedicated to YT Wisconsin, a regional group affilitated with the YT Association. The "regular" Wisconsin section is Here.
Promoting Wisconsin’s section of the YT.
Yellowstone Trail Wisconsin is a special group formed to promote, interpret, and preserve the cultural inheritance related to the Yellowstone Trail in Wisconsin. Different agencies and individuals have different but intertwined interests in that goal.
The Wisconsin Department of Tourism, the several regional Convention and Visitors Bureaus, area economic development agencies, and businesses along the Trail have the primary interest of promoting heritage tourism over the long-term for the purpose of economic development.
Various local, regional, state-wide historical agencies and individuals have the primary interest of interpreting and preserving this historic highway and the buildings, places, artifacts, times, and events which provided its context.
"Driving the Yellowstone Trail; A guide to traveling Wisconsin's historic auto Trail" is a free 44 page printed guide available at tourism offices and selected businesses along the route. It is also available online here. ( If you need a printed copy and cannot find one, see the
The Guide is designed to guide travelers along Wisconsin's section of the Yellowstone Trail from Kenosha to Hudson. It contains detailed maps, a mile-by-mile description of things to look for -- and do, and loads of history about the Trail and about Wisconsin's role in preparing roads for automobiles.
marking the Yellowstone Trail are needed along its entire length. Several counties and communities have erected signs. If you are interested in helping with this project let us know by clicking here.
A Wisconsin member prepared an excellent picture report about Theresa, a small town on the YT in Wisconsin featuring its historic buildings and the Yellowstone Trail. Interesting, informative, and fun.