Anvil Lake NRT

Type: Snow Trail
Length: 12.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement), Bicycling (off pavement), Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running, Roller/Inline Skating, Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Agency: Nonprofit
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: 10 mi. E of Eagle River on SR 70.
States: Wisconsin
Counties: Forest
Latitude: 45.93535   Longitude: -89.0598

From Eagle River, take State Highway 70 east for 9 miles to parking lot #1 on right (south), or take State Highway 70 east eight miles to Military Road (FR 2178) on the left (east).


This is one of the oldest and most popular cross-country ski trails in the Eagle River area. Trails are groomed for traditional-style skiing as well as ski-skating. Several loops are available over varied terrain from easy to difficult. Anvil is excellent for hiking and mountain biking in the summer and fall. It is also a designated watchable wildlife area, especially for woodland warblers

Additional Details

Width: 120 inches.
Primary Surface: Grass or vegetation
Secondary Surface: Grass or Vegetation

Average Grade: 5%
Elevation Low Point: 1,700
Elevation High Point: 1,750
Year Designated: 1978

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Jeff Herbert
Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
4364 Wall St.
Eagle River , WI 54521
(715) 479-2827



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