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Five places for an unforgettable hike

Published: November 12, 2015

This is a wonderful time of year to explore the trails in Vilas County. The air is crisp, the trails are clear of snow and…

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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…

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What to see in St. Germain

Published: March 1, 2013

St. Germain is the home of the authentic Northwoods experience. Here are a few suggestions of what to check out when you’re visiting this Vilas…

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Heart of Vilas County – St. Germain

Published: December 8, 2010

Part of the over 40-mile Heart of Vilas County paved bike/hike trail, this segment runs from Sayner south along County Highway C and east along…

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Shannon Lake Trail

Published: December 8, 2010

With a mix of easy/beginner and intermediate loops, about half the trail runs through areas logged in 1976 and 2000. The loop around Shannon Lake is…

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Fern Ridge Trail

Published: December 8, 2010

A somewhat rugged, intermediate level trail offering striking contrasts in terrain. Special attention is given to the many wildflowers, trees and non-flowering plants that make…

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Awassa Nature Preserve & Hiking Trail

Published: December 7, 2010

An easy/beginner trail offering a system of level, shaded trails that meander through stands of mature pines, oaks, maples, and a rich understory of balsam…