Five places for an unforgettable hike

Published: August 20, 2020

This is a wonderful time of year to explore the trails in Vilas County. The air is crisp and new vistas are opening up in…

Winman Trails

WinMan Trails

Published: January 30, 2014

Located on more than 1,300 acres of private and public lands, this network of silent-sports trails offers opportunities for mountain biking, hiking, snowshoeing and classic-…

Lakeside dining in Vilas County

Outdoor dining in Vilas County

Published: August 15, 2013

In late summer, as temps cool down, it’s the perfect time to enjoy a lunch, dinner, or drink outdoors at your favorite restaurant. Here are…

Things to see and do in Manitowish Waters

Published: July 16, 2013

Want to find great lakes, a place for family fun and the site of a notorious FBI shootout? Look no further than Manitowish Waters, located…

Map - Powell Trails

Powell Trail

Published: December 8, 2010

Passing by Spring Pond and Sherman Lake, this scenic, easy/beginner trail winds through an area logged off some years ago as well as through an…

Map - North Lakeland Discovery Center Trails

North Lakeland Discovery Center Trails

Published: December 8, 2010

Serene and secluded biking/hiking/skiing trails around Statehouse Lake and along the Manitowish River. Easy/beginner and intermediate loops wind through new growth and old forest, and…

Map - Heart Of Vilas County Manitowish Waters

Heart of Vilas County – Manitowish Waters

Published: December 8, 2010

Part of the over 50-mile Heart of Vilas County paved hike/bike trail system, this segment of the trail meanders from the Manitowish Waters Community Center…