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  • The Forest Lodge Nature Trail is one of the best interpretive trails in northern Wisconsin and is maintained in cooperation with the Cable Natural History Museum.

    The nature trail begins in a...
  • The Rock Lake Trail is a narrow classic only ski trail that traverses rolling to hilly terrain. This trail is suitable for intermediate and advanced skiers. When snow depths permits, the trail is groo...
  • Featuring a 170-acre wetland impoundment and a viewing platform, this trail has become a popular stop for wildlife watchers. Habitats include open water, marsh, a grassy opening, and upland forest. A ...
  • The Penokee Mountain Ski Trail is located in the snow belt of Lake Superior. The trail is located on the north edge of a valley providing spectacular views of the surrounding area. An overlook adjacen...
  • This picturesque hiking trail follows the edge of the Peshtigo River. The main feature is a view of Michigan Rapids. You'll also see where Armstrong Creek flows into the river. Beautiful rock formatio...
  • Dendrology is the study of trees; ecology is the study of the relationships between plants, organisms, and their surrounding environment. The Dendro-Eco Nature Trail is an interpretive hiking trail pr...
  • The Lakewood Ski Trail winds through beautiful, wooded settings with rolling hills. The 22 kilometer main trail, known as the blue trail is continuous between McCaslin Brook Country Club and County F....
  • A wooden boardwalk begins your journey into another world of primitive bog vegetation, deer trails, squirrels' nests, and the workings of woodpeckers. Hike up and down the ridges around a large ope...

  • This trail is maintained by the privately-run Silver Birch Ranch and is a system of interconnected loops. One of these loops crosses Rose Lake. Before skiing this loop, check ice conditions on the lak...
  • This is a 4-mile foot trail that circles Black Lake. The trail map has a history of logging in the Black Lake area and interpretive text for stops along the trail.

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  • This is part of a network of trails that includes the Assessor's Trail and the Lauterman Trail. Ridge Trail can be accessed from the Chipmunk Rapids or Lost Lake Campgrounds/Cabins or the Assessor's T...
  • Located just west of Whisker Lake Wilderness, this trail circles picturesque Perch Lake. If you're interested in a secluded camping experience, this trail also passes five walk-in campsites with tent ...
  • This trail passes through aspen stands on the way to the Wilson Flowage. It is a haven for both bird watchers and hunters due to the diversity of water and hunting habitat. There are natural vistas an...
  • This is one of the oldest and most popular cross-country ski trails in the Eagle River area. Trails are groomed for traditional style-skiing as well as ski-skating. Several loops are available over...

  • This enjoyable loop trail begins in the Sevenmile Lake Campground and winds around a bog and along a ridge providing a vista of two lakes. Sections of boardwalk will keep your feet dry when traveling ...
  • Hike along the shorelines of both Luna and White Deer Lakes on this tranquil trail adjacent to Luna-White Deer Campground. Bring your binoculars and camera because you'll likely catch sight of loons o...
  • This is a favorite trail for cross-country skiers, hikers, and mountain bike enthusiasts. Fifteen miles of trail are groomed and tracked in winter for skiing (traditional-style as well as ski-skating ...
  • The trail is relatively flat and easy to hike. The trail traverses through a northern hardwood forest and is a wonderful short hike for those who wish to see fall colors but don't want to go a long di...
  • This trail has two sections, one located on the east and one on the west side of State Highway 32. The east section leads across a boardwalk to the top of McCaslin Mountain. It has moderately steep se...
  • These popular trails are located in a non-motorized area. Highlights of the trail are the 70 foot high Morgan Falls and the overlook at the top of St. Peter's Dome which has an excellent view of the C...
  • These popular trails are located in a non-motorized area. Highlights of the trail are the 70 foot high Morgan Falls and the overlook at the top of St. Peter's Dome which has an excellent view of the C...
  • In the summer, the east loop is an excellent nature trail. An interpretive booklet provides great information on where to see and hear wildlife along this trail. In the winter, the trail is a classic ...
  • The terrain is gently rolling with a sandy loam surface ideal for horse riding. The trail weaves through towering pine and hardwood forests as well as through the area's open barrens. Whether you are ...
  • Located adjacent to the Laura Lake Campground, this trail circles Laura Lake and passes through a forest of northern hardwoods, hemlocks, and balsams. Bring your binoculars as there are frequent obser...
  • The Halley Creek Bird Trail was created in 1989 by the Nicolet National Forest in cooperation with the Northeastern Wisconsin Audubon Society. As you hike this trail, you experience four distinct type...
  • This auto tour was created to highlight the variety of scenic and historic points of interest in the Eagle River Ranger District area. You'll experience a varied, forested landscape and a number of hi...
  • This is a very popular mountain bike trail system. To make the bike trail more interesting and correct problems on the ski trail, the bike trail is being reconstructed in 2003 and 2004 to move it off ...
  • This trail traverses some hilly terrain and offers good hiking and mountain biking opportunities, as well as being groomed for cross-country skiing (traditional). It includes three loops with one loop...
  • If you're camping at either Kentuck or Spectacle Lake Campgrounds, this trail is a good option. Get up early and go birding or try your hand at identifying wildflowers along the trail. It's a one-way ...
  • Lacrosse was formerly a logging town and the adjoining river was an important port for new settlers. The logging has stopped and the town remains tiny, but it now serves as a sort of natural memori...

  • A short, out of the way jaunt through Northeast Wisconsin, rife with wildlife and sparsely dotted with hikers. Fishing is a popular venture though, in the slow-moving waters. The brief 18 mile trek is...
  • Located in the thumb portion of Minnesota, Ahnapee skims 30 miles along quaint coastal towns. The recently-extended path winds through Algoma, Sturgeon Bay, Forestville and Casco amongst farms, fields...
  • This self-guided auto tour takes you in a loop drive around the Lakewood and Mountain areas. It features 17 stops which highlight wildlife, natural history, forest management, and historic sites, i...

  • A favorite trail for cross-country skiers, this trail also provides excellent opportunities for hikers and mountain bike enthusiasts. The trail follows several early 1900's railroad grades through ...

  • This trail is on the east end of Lost Lake adjacent to the Lost Lake Campground. It winds through majestic hemlocks and hardwoods for a deep-woods experience. Interpretive signing along the trail e...

  • Just grazing the northern peak of Wisconsin, The former 60-mile backpacking trail is now linking with several others to span New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota and North Dakota. It is p...
  • The Tri County Corridor is an old railroad grade between Ashland and Superior, Wisconsin. While it is not a Forest Srevice trail, it provides an important link to towns around US Highway 2. This trail...
  • Much of this equestrian trail follows along the banks of the South Fork of the Flambeau River, which offers open vistas and opportunities to view wildlife.

    The trail is peaceful, relatively f...
  • The North Country National Scenic Trail is managed primarily as a long distance hiking trail. A long term goal for this trail is to have a continuous hiking trail from New York state to North Dakota (...
  • Looking for adventure? Put on your hiking boots and try the Hidden Lakes Trail. It is a long distance trail providing the chance for an overnight campout by a small remote lake. The trail begins midwa...
  • This trail is non-motorized and because it is close to the City of Park Falls, gets more year round use than many of the other trails in the area.

    There is some topography so the trails are n...
  • This auto tour was created to highlight the variety of scenic and historic points of interest in the Eagle River Ranger District area. You'll experience a varied, forested landscape and a number of hi...
  • The Lakewood Ski Trail winds through beautiful, wooded settings with rolling hills. The 22 kilometer main trail, known as the blue trail is continuous between McCaslin Brook Country Club and County F....
  • If you're camping at either Kentuck or Spectacle Lake Campgrounds, this trail is a good option. Get up early and go birding or try your hand at identifying wildflowers along the trail. It's a one-way ...
  • The North Country National Scenic Trail is managed primarily as a long distance hiking trail. A long term goal for this trail is to have a continuous hiking trail from New York state to North Dakota (...
  • This 11 mile trail system provides access to the 3600-acre Round Lake Semi-Primitive Non-Motorized Area. This unique area has numerous foot trails and old road grades. The area contains the origin of ...
  • Most of the trail system is located on snowmobile trails with a tread about 14 feet wide. Much of the trail has a firm tread; however, some sections are located on wetter soils and pools of water may ...
  • The 1,000 mile Ice Age National Scenic Trail is a continuous footpath through diverse landscapes that follows the features that mark the furthest advance of the last glacier in Wisconsin. Because o...

  • This trail is ideal for visitors of all ages, riding abilities and experience levels. The trail system is highlighted by rolling terrain, wooden bridges and a variety of woodlands and wetlands. A grea...
  • The Teuton Ski Trails are located in an oak forest and have relatively long uphills and downhills. The trails begin at the parking lot and climb with no flats until they reach the top. The Teuton t...

  • Jones Spring is a 2,000 acre area managed for non-motorized use and offers several loops of hiking and groomed cross-country ski trails (for traditional style skiing). The area features three lakes. F...
  • Walk back in time along this universally accessible interpretive trail and cross the historic Round Lake Logging Dam. Close your eyes to imagine the loud cries of 'T-I-M-B-E-R' from past logging activ...
  • Since 1946, the Argonne Experimental Forest has been managed by the Forest Service as a living laboratory to study methods for managing northern hardwoods. This interpretive trail passes through nine ...
  • This trail is named in honor of nature enthusiast, philosopher, and writer, Sam Campbell. It leads through a forest of pines, balsam, and hardwoods, and offers a variety of spring birds and wildflower...
  • Scott Lake Trail leads south (from FR 2183) through a towering stand of white pines and hemlocks about 300 years old and follows the wetland around Scott Lake. A short trail to Shelp Lake winds north ...
  • Enjoy this trail from high in the saddle. Take your horse on a slow trot through a tall, red pine forest over what was once a logging road and railroad grade at the turn of the century. Early loggers ...
  • This short trail is unique, as it passes through an area which was burned in 1986 by the 1200-acre Spring Lake Fire. Informational signs interpret the effects of fire on the landscape. Look for the vi...
  • This short, moderately steep trail leads to the top of a rock outcrop that features five vistas. Three of the vistas overlook Chute Pond, one looks over a Forest Service tree plantation, and one looks...
  • The Nicolet Nordic Ski Trails are cross-country trails groomed by volunteer efforts of local ski club members and friends in cooperation with the Forest Service. Most of the trails are double tracked....
  • The Perkinstown Winter Sports Area is famous for its all around outdoor fun including the tubing hill that is operated by Taylor County, who also maintains and grooms the 25.8 Km of trails located on ...
  • Offering seven miles of non-motorized trails, this trail offers a variety of vegetation types and water with two spring ponds and two creek crossings. There is also a variety of topography with more h...
  • The West Torch Ski Trail is a narrow classic trail. The two short loops are suitable for beginner or novice skiers. The terrain is flat to gently rolling. The eastern portion of the 5.9 and 8.1 Km loo...
  • The Mukwonago Ski Trail flows easily over rolling to hilly terrain. Beginner and novice skiers do well on the 2.3 and 4.4 Km loops. The longer loops are better suited for itermediate skiers. The up...

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