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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