Ed's Lake NRT

Type:
Length: 6.00 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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Directions

Location: In Nicolet NF 11 mi SW of Crandon on Co. Hwy W.
States: Wisconsin
Counties: Forest
Latitude: 45.46998   Longitude: -88.79142

County Highway West midway between the towns of Crandon and Wabeno. Look for a large sign along the northeast side of the highway.

Description

A favorite trail for cross-country skiers, this trail also provides excellent opportunities for hikers and mountain bike enthusiasts. The trail follows several early 1900's railroad grades through a variety of forest types. Tracked and groomed for traditional skiing, the three loops provide excellent skiing for beginner to intermediate skiers. An Adirondack-style shelter overlooking Ed's Lake is located along the Birch Loop.

Additional Details

Width: 100 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil, compacted
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 5%
Elevation Low Point: 1,630
Elevation High Point: 1,700
Year Designated: 1981

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:
Darrell Richards
Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
4978 Hwy. 8 & 32 W.
Lacona , WI 54541
(715) 674-4481
drichards@fs.fed.us
http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/cnnf

 

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