Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest

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Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest

Address:1170 4th Ave S
Park Falls, WI 54552

Phone:715-762-2461
Fax:715-762-5179
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r9/cnnf
Size: 1,500,000 acres.
Location:Northeastern and north-central Wisconsin. Accessible by US 2, 8, 45, and 63; WI 13, 32, 52, 55, 139, 64, and 70. Nearby cities/towns include Ashland, Eagle River, Hayward, Medford, Rhinelander, and Park Falls.
Facilities:41 campgrounds, 7 group camps, 19 cabins, picnic areas, trails (300+ miles), swimming beaches, boat ramps, scenic drives.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, ORV riding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, snowshoeing.
Special Features:Numerous large and small lakes, a wildlife area, and the North Country and Ice Age national scenic trails. Known as the Cradle of Rivers: headwaters of the Wolf, Pine, Popple, Oconto, Peshtigo, Deerskin, and Wisconsin rivers originate from within forest boundaries.

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Preparations for another winter are ramping up here on the edge of the Chequamegon National Forest in northern Wisconsin, and everyone is hoping that we won't have to go through a deep chill as brutal as the last one.
If that isn't enough to keep you busy, get lost in the nearly endless Chequamegon National Forest.
The ELF system, which covers a 28-mile section of the Chequamegon National Forest, is designed to send missile-launch commands to nuclear-armed Trident submarines.
On June 24, Bonnie Urfer and Mike Sprong sawed three nuclear weapons communications towers located in Chequamegon National Forest.
Gary and Lynda Swan built their weekend get-away cabin close to the Chequamegon National Forest in north central Wisconsin in 1999.
Nestled in the Chequamegon National Forest as we are, land development in our immediate area is a near-impossibility, but what if our sadness at having tomatoless gardens develops into serious frustration, or we develop an intolerance of 40-below winters?