Nicolet State Trail
The Nicolet State Trail is a county operated trail that runs through the Nicolet National Forest in northeastern Wisconsin for moe thar 89 miles. The trail follows a rail corridor that was built to reach the pine and hardwood forests.
Trail Activities In addition to camping, hunting, fishing and water recreation, the forest provides numerous miles of trail for hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing and wildlife viewing. ATVs and OHMs both need to be registered before riding on the trail. Operators must use only legally marked routes to leave the trail. Cross-country travel through the Nicolet National Forest or on private land is prohibited. Horseback riding varies by different sections on the trail. Snowmobiles are permitted on the trail. Operators must follow all Wisconsin snowmobile laws. The trail also connects to numerous miles of county snowmobile trails. Hunting and trapping are not allowed on the trail corridor.
The Nicolet State Trail passes by the communities of Tipler, Long Lake, Newald, Cavour, Laona, Wabeno, Townsend, Mountain, Suring and Gillett through Florence, Forest and Oconto counties
Map - Nicolet State Trail
- Contact information
- For information, contact:
Wild Rivers Center
5628 Forestry Dr.
Florence WI 54121
Forest County Forestry/Parks Department
200 E Madison Ave.
Crandon WI 54520
Oconto County Forestry/Parks Department
301 Washington St.
Oconto WI 54153
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