Unforgettable fall hikes

The leaves are gorgeous in Oneida County and now is the ideal time to take the spectacle in, one step at a time. Our networks of scenic hiking trails are the perfect path to enjoying the county’s best fall beauty. We have options for experienced hikers seeking a challenge, as well as gentle paths that will offer anyone an unforgettable experience.

Bailey Lake Equestrian Trail, Three Lakes

On this picturesque trail, you just might see a horse walking through the leaves. The unpaved scenic path, which was once used by loggers, runs 15 miles through a wilderness camping area east of Three Lakes. 

CAVOC Trails, Rhinelander

This 5-mile unpaved trail is hilly and scenic, perfect for those seeking a challenging hike through the woods. There are lots of looped options to explore. You’ll find the trail east of Rhinelander with an entrance off South Shore Drive. 

Enterprise County Trail, Enterprise

In southeast Oneida County, explore two unpaved four-mile loops featuring some hilly terrain through the Oneida County Forest. 

Madeline Trail, Woodruff

This 16.5-mile trail features easy to moderate terrain and some rolling hills. There are spots to take in nice views of Madeline lake. You’ll find the trailhead off Rudolph Road, about two miles southeast of Woodruff.

McNaughton Trail, Lake Tomahawk

This beautiful 13-mile trail south of Lake Tomahawk rings a few small lakes. It features largely gentle terrain, although there are a few steep hills. 

Fall golfing

This fall, bring your clubs to Oneida County! There’s nothing like enjoying a beautiful autumn afternoon on the course, golfing amid a sea of brilliant foliage. Our course clubhouses also offer food and drinks for when you need refueling on a crisp fall day. The season’s best days are here–check out these great places to book a tee time.

Minocqua Area

You’ll find several great options in the Minocqua Area, including Timber Ridge Golf Club, Minocqua Country Club and Trout Lake Golf Club.

Rhinelander Area

Hodag Country is home to some beautiful courses: Northwood Golf Club, Pinewood Country Club and the Rhinelander Country Club.

Three Lakes

Golfers will find fantastic color at the 9-hole Big Stone Golf Course.


Tomahawk’s scenic golf courses include Inshalla Country Club and Edgewater Country Club.