Hike

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…

Four Fall Wonders

Published: October 13, 2016

Vilas County is full of stunning vistas and breathtaking photo ops – particularly this time of year. Here are four hand-picked fall wonders you won’t…

Guido Rahr, Sr. Tenderfoot Forest Reserve

Guido Rahr Sr. Tenderfoot Forest Preserve Trail

Published: January 30, 2014

Managed by the Nature Conservancy, this 971-acre preserve provides exploration opportunities on nearly 4 miles of undeveloped shoreline on the pristine waters of Tenderfoot, Roach…

Van Vliet Hemlocks

Van Vliet Hemlocks

Published: December 20, 2011

This recently developed trail system gives visitors the opportunity to explore and experience 400 acres and 1 ½ miles of undeveloped shoreline in an old…

Presque Isle Pomeroy Henry Trails

Presque Isle-Pomeroy-Henry Trails

Published: December 8, 2010

Located along the Wisconsin-Michigan border, these interconnected gravel roads offer a variety of riding experiences through beautiful lake country and connect to the Presque Isle…

Presque Isle Nature Trail

Presque Isle Nature Trail

Published: December 8, 2010

Provides marked, self-guided hiking trails winding through a variety of forest stages and past lake views. Restrooms onsite. With parking at the Presque Isle Community…

Presque Isle Winchester Bike Route

Presque Isle-Winchester Bike Route

Published: December 8, 2010

The paved trail starts at the Presque Isle Community Center where you can park and visit the library, gardens, cemetery, and other trails. Follow Main Street to…

Catherine Wolter Wilderness Area

Catherine Wolter Wilderness Area

Published: December 7, 2010

This wilderness area consists of 2,189 acres of northern forest and 15 lakes and ponds. The lakes and surrounding forests provide habitat for many native…