The River District Development Foundation would like to acknowledge the following partners of the River Bend Trail.

Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin

Founded in 1987, the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin responsibly seeks, manages, and awards charitable gifts with one goal in mind: to enhance the quality of this area for present and future generations.

City of Merrill 

The City of Merrill is located along the scenic Wisconsin River at its confluence with the Prairie River. Known as the “City of Parks” because of the numerous parks in or near the city, Merrill is also a small, family friendly community which boasts an outstanding quality of life. See Merrill Park and Recreation to learn more.

Merrill Area Chamber of Commerce

Welcome  to Merrill, Wisconsin!  We are located in North Central Wisconsin in Lincoln County where the four seasons come alive with picturesque beauty and natural year-round outdoor recreational activities.  Nature’s gifts are abundant here with cranberry bogs, maple syrup production and a world renowned evergreen industry.  Our motto is Location, Nature, People.