Wisconsin Highway 70

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State Trunk Highway 70 marker

State Trunk Highway 70
Route information
Maintained by WisDOT
Length: 246.49 mi[1] (396.69 km)
Major junctions
West end: MN 70 in Grantsburg
  US 63 in Spooner
US 53 in Spooner
US 51 in Woodruff
US 45 / WIS 17 / WIS 32 in Eagle River
East end: US 2 / US 141 / WIS 101 in Florence
Counties: Burnett, Washburn, Sawyer, Price, Oneida, Vilas, Forest, Florence
Highway system
WIS 69 WIS 71
East terminus in Florence

State Trunk Highway 70 (often called Highway 70, STH 70 or WIS 70) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. It runs east–west in northern Wisconsin from a shared terminus with WIS 101 at US 2 and US 141 near Florence to a connection with Minnesota State Highway 70 at the St. Croix River 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Grantsburg in Burnett County. It serves the communities of Grantsburg, Siren, Spooner, and the resort areas of Minocqua, Woodruff and Eagle River along its route. WIS 70 is the third most northern route to almost completely cross Wisconsin (after US 2 and WIS 77), stretching from Minnesota to within 4 miles (6.4 km) of the Michigan border.


  1. ^ Bessert, Chris. "Wisconsin Highways: Highways 70-79 (Highway 70)". Wisconsin Highways. Retrieved 2007-03-20.