Fall in Love With the Byway

Welcome to the Nicolet-Wolf River Scenic Byway

Fall in Love with the Byway and experience a sense of place, where the people and nature are authentic.

The Nicolet-Wolf River Scenic Byway is located in the heart of the majestic Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest and home to the headwaters of the pristine Wolf River.

Savor the 145-mile route that winds through Wisconsin’s northern counties including Forest, Langlade, Oneida and Vilas.  Here you’ll discover life moves at a refreshingly slower pace and centers around time-honored traditions and values.

Enjoy beautiful scenery dotted with majestic vistas, serpentine roads and family owned businesses that serve up hometown hospitality.

Experience a rich blend of culture at Native American powwows, Polish Heritage Days, Kentuck Day and more.

Listen for the peaceful sounds of wildlife:  loons waking with the lake’s early morning fog, owls calling in the quiet of a moonlit night or the rustle of leaves as you cross paths with a whitetail deer.

Discover a unique blend of attractions amid the serene scenes:  gaming, entertainment, restaurants, shopping, trails and other outdoor adventures that make this area a favorite of all ages.

Spring Has Sprung!

The snow is gone, and we're eager for green grass and the wild flowers to appear!

It's the perfect time to plan your exploration of the Nicolet-Wolf River Scenic Byway!

Savor the hometown hospitality that our family owned businesses offer, and enjoy the variety of shops and attractions that exemplify the warmth of the Northwoods.

View upcoming events, attractions and activities that you can experience along the Byway.

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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…

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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…

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Drive Wisconsin’s Stunning Nicolet-Wolf River Scenic Byway

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