Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest Opens Additional Recreation Sites

On Friday, June 12, the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest will open additional recreation sites. View the full list here. The Forest Service is making every effort to expand access to recreation on a site-by-site basis within the context of CDC guidance and state and local government orders for residents. As staff and volunteers are being onboarded…

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AVT/UTV Trails Are Open

The Trails are Open! Explore the trails along the Byway on your ATV or UTV. Here are links with more information for each county: Forest County Langlade County Oneida County Vilas County Have a safe and fun ride!

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Camping in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest

Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest Allowing Dispersed Camping and Campfires Visitors Urged to be Safe this Memorial Day Weekend   Rhinelander, WI – May 21, 2020 – Effective today, the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest will be open for dispersed camping and campfires, lifting the campfire ban across much of the Forest. Fire and campfire restrictions will remain in place…

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Winter Trails Are Open

Winter is a beautiful time of year along the Byway. It’s a time to view the communities along the Byway from a different perspective – one that will reinvigorate your spirit! Take a hike and ski along our many cross country ski trails and experience the serenity that the Northwoods offers. Travel the hundreds of…

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Spring is Coming to Life on the Byway!

Spring is coming to life on the Byway! Our businesses are cleaning off the remnants of winter, and shining brightly as the sun warms the forests and roads. Check out upcoming events, lodging options and the many things you’ll experience on the Byway on Our Communities page. Ready to take a drive?  

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About the Byway

By the Antigo Times The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) announced the designation of the state’s fifth scenic byway on August 27, 2017. The Nicolet-Wolf River Scenic Byway is a 145-mile route traversing parts of the state’s north-central counties of Forest, Langlade, Oneida and Vilas. This scenic Byway is named in honor of two of…

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Nicolet-Wolf River Scenic Byway Awarded Tourism Marketing Grant

The Wisconsin Department of Tourism recently notified the Forest County Economic Development Partnership of its award of a Joint Effort Marketing (JEM) grant for the “Fall in Love With the Byway” promotion. An official award will be made by the Department of Tourism in August, and the campaign officially kicks off on September 4, 2018.…

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Nicolet-Wolf River Scenic Byway Becomes Fifth Scenic Byway in the State

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) today announced the designation of the state’s fifth scenic byway. The Nicolet-Wolf River Scenic Byway is a 145-mile route traversing parts of the state’s northcentral counties of Forest, Langlade, Oneida and Vilas. This scenic byway is named in honor of two of its nationally-recognized resources: the Nicolet National Forest…

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