Located near St. Germain, this system of loops has a nice mix of beginner and intermediate level routes. There’s a loop around Shannon Lake that is especially scenic. You’ll find the Shannon Lake trail 2 1/2 miles northeast of St. Germain, off County Highway G or off Found Lake Road.
- Level trails along dike system
Directions: Located just off of Hwy 45, three miles north of Three Lakes.
A beautiful, very hilly trail, with spectacular view of Fallison Lake. Booklets on wildlife, flora and trail history are available from the DNR Trout Lake Office & at the trail head from mid-May to mid-September as well as interpretive signage along the trail. Bicycling & pets are not allowed on this trail. Cross-country skiing is allowed on these ungroomed trails; however, there are sets of stairs you may need to walk around.
Length: Loops of .5, 1.0, 2.0 and 2.5 miles.
Location: Head north from St. Germain on Highway 155 to Sayner. Head west on N about 5 miles. Trail head is across from Crystal Lake Campground on Highway N west of Sayner.
This extensive trail system treats the user to rolling terrain and a variety of wildlife habitats and timber types. The Vilas County Forest Roads are not plowed during the winter and several segments of these roads serve as snowmobile trails. However, the Hunter/Hiking Trails can be accessed during the winter from Wilderness Trail, a Town of Cloverland Road.
Location:From the intersection of Hwys 17 and 70 west of Eagle River, continue west on Hwy 70 approximately 6 miles to Wilderness Trail. Turn north on Wilderness Trail and continue approximately 1 mile to the Snipe Lake Fire Lane or continue on Wilderness Trail to the Snipe Lake Boat Landing for additional parking and trail access.
- The groomed trails trails are well suited for beginner to intermediate skiers with a
one-kilometer skate trail on steep hills for the adventurous expert skier
- Cross country skiing during winter season only
- Donation contribution box available at trail head, encouraged for daily trail use
Directions: The trailhead is located at Northwoods Golf Course about 2.5 miles west of Rhinelander just off highway 8 on Golf Course Rd.
- Heated chalet with café, day lodge and indoor waxing area
- Trails range from beginner to advanced
- Groomed cross-country ski trails
- Snowshoeing allowed, on designated trails
- Trail pass required, can be purchased on-site
Directions: Take Hwy 70 west of Minocqua to Squirrel Lake Rd, then 6 miles south to Scotchman’s Lake Rd, then east to the park.
- The Wheel-A-Way is a 20-40 mile bicycle ride held once a year
- Route changes annually and is available year-round
- The route below runs on paved and gravel roads, wide variety of terrain
Directions: Route begins at Cy Williams Memorial Park on Hwy 32 in Three Lakes
- Mostly single and double track mountain bike trail
- Two mountain bike races held each year
Directions: 3.5 miles North of Rhinelander
- Hilly terrain, intermediate to advanced
- Separate ski and snowshoe trails
- Groomed for skating and diagonal skiing
- Single track bike trails
- Heated shelter available at Perch Lake trail head
- Trail pass required for skiing, biking and snowshoeing
- Pets allowed in summer only
Directions: Seven miles west of Rhinelander and 3 miles north of
Woodboro & Hwy 8, just off Washburn Lake Rd.
- Mostly level, some gently rolling terrain
- Hiking, biking, cross-country skiing (diagonal & skating) and snowshoeing
- Groomed cross-country ski trails
- Dogs allowed on leash, summer only
Directions: Trail begins in Don Burnside Park in Three Lakes.
For more information please visit the Three Eagle Trail website.