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Forest Country, Wisconsin Recreational Trails

Snowmobile, Hiking, Biking and Cross Country Skiing Trails

With almost 400 miles of snowmobile, hiking, biking and ATV trails in Forest County, why would you want to go anywhere else!

Snowmobile

100 Mile Snow Safari Trail: Approximately 150 miles of trail through Nicolet National Forest.

Lumberjack Memorial Trails: Over 90 miles of trail throughout central and southern Forest County. Links to 100 Miler as well as trails in the Lakewood area. For more information visit www.lumberjacktrails.com.

Brule River Trails: Over 40 miles throughout Nicolet National Forest linking northern Forest County to Florence, Vilas and Oneida counties as well as upper Michigan.

Three Lakes Trails: Over 40 miles in Nicolet National Forest linking Forest and Oneida Counties in the western half of the County.

Tombstone-Pickerel Trails: Over 20 miles of trails in southwestern Forest County. Links to the Langlade County trails.

Black Bear Sportsmenís Club: Over 40 miles of trails linking the Crandon area north and west to trails in Oneida County.

For Additional Snowmobile Trail Information Visit:
Wisconsin Snowmobile Trails Information - http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/caer/cfa/lr/snowmobile/trails.html

Snowmobile Trail Conditions (Eagle River area) http://www.snowmobileEagleRiver.com


Hiking

Otter Springs Trail: Located 4 miles east of Crandon off Highway 8 on Forest Road 2378. Includes 5 miles of trail through hardwoods.

Franklin Lake Trail: Located 9 miles east of Eagle River on Hwy 70 to Forest Road 2178, then south on 2178 for 3 miles to Forest Road 2181, then east on 2181 for 5 miles to the campground and trailhead. This is a 1 mile interpretive loop that takes you through a tamarack swamp, hemlock cathedral and 300 year old white pines.

Hidden Lakes Trail: Use direction for Franklin Lake Trail. This is a 4 mile (one way) interpretive trail which begins at Franklin Lake Trail and eventually joins the Luna White Deer Trail. Discover molded landscapes of an ice age past.

Edís Lake Trail: Located on County Hwy W between Wabeno and Crandon. There are 6 miles of trail through hardwoods.

Knowles Creek Interpretive Trail: Located 9.5 miles east of Wabeno on Hwy C to Forest Road 3132, south on 3132 for a half mile. This is a one-third mile barrier-free access interpretive trail, which follows the north shore of Knowles Creek impoundment. This is also a state designated Watchable Wildlife viewing area.

Halley Creek Bird Trail: Located 5 miles east of Blackwell on Goodman Park Road to Forest Road 2103 then south on 2103 to trailhead. This is a one mile loop with bird viewing opportunities in four different habitat types.

Michigan Rapids Trail: Located 3 miles north of Laona on Hwy 8 to Forest Road 2131, then east on 2131 for 13 miles to Forest Road 2134 and then 1.5 miles south to the trailhead. This is a 1 mile one-way hike along the Peshtigo River to the rapids. Total trip hike is 2 miles.

Nicolet North Trail: Located 10.5 miles east of Eagle River to Forest Road 2460, then south on 2460 for 2 miles to the trailhead. There are 13 miles of groomed trails with several loop opportunities. Connects with the Anvil Trail.

Argonne Forest Trail: Located 1.5 miles east of Hiles on Hwy 32 to Forest Road 2184, then north on 2184 for 1.5 miles to the trailhead. Self-guided loop trail gives the hiker a chance to learn more about the northern hardwoods and forest management. Trail features 17 stops along an easy three-quarters of a mile walk which takes about an hour.

Scott Lake Trail and Shelp Lake Trail: From Hiles head south on Hwy 32 to Forest Road 2174, then north on 2174 for 5.5 miles to Forest Road 2183, east on 2183 for 6 miles to the trailheads. The one-third mil Scott Lake Trail is located on the south side of 2183. You can walk among some larger diameter eastern white pines, hemlocks and hardwoods. The boardwalk to Shelf Lake is located on the north side of 2183. This short walk will take you out over a floating bog.


Mountain Biking

Nicolet National Forest

Edís Lake Trail: Located on County Hwy W between Wabeno and Crandon. There are 6 miles of trail through hardwoods.

Nicolet North Trail: Located 10.5 miles east of Eagle River to Forest Road 2460, then south on 2460 for 2 miles to the trailhead. There are 13 miles of groomed trails with several loop opportunities. Connects with the Anvil Trail.

Anvil Trail: Located 8.5 miles east of Eagle River on Hwy 70. There are 12 miles of groomed loop options. In addition to designated trails, all logging roads and undesignated trails within the Nicolet National Forest are open to mountain bikes unless otherwise posted. Additional information available from the local Forest Service office in Laona. (715) 674-4481

Otter Springs Trail: Located 4 miles east of Crandon off Highway 8 on Forest Road 2378. Includes 5 miles of trail through hardwoods.


Cross Country Ski Trails

Edís Lake Trail: Located on County Hwy W between Wabeno and Crandon. There are 6 miles of trail through hardwoods. The trail is groomed. There is a 2.3 mile loop trail suitable for beginners, with the intermediate trail offering a 2.7 mile loop as well as a 3.5 mile loop.

Nicolet North Trail: Located 10.5 miles east of Eagle River to Forest Road 2460, then south on 2460 for 2 miles to the trailhead. There are 13 miles of groomed trails with several loop opportunities. Connects with the Anvil Trail.

Anvil Trail: Located 8.5 miles east of Eagle River on Hwy 70. There are 12 miles of groomed loop trails ranging from gentle to rolling to hilly.

Otter Springs Trail: This trail is located 4 miles east of Crandon off Hwy 8 on Forest Road 2378. This trail has a parking area and ski shelter available. It offers a 1.2 mile loop and .75 mile loop suitable for beginners. The intermediate trail is a 3 mile loop.

Hemlock Lake Ski Trail: Located 1 mile east and 4 miles south of Crandon off County Hwy W on Hemlock Lake Road. This is a 2 mile loop trail with parking area.

Information on this page retrieved from the Forest County Visitors Guide and www.ForestCountyWI.com.


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