Fall color season is here and there’s plenty of ways to enjoy the beautiful season in Oneida County. Here’s your guide to planning a spectacular fall getaway in any of Oneida County’s welcoming communities.
Mark your calendar for these events
Events celebrating the change of the season are fast approaching:
From Sept. 14-17, more than 40,000 motorcycle enthusiasts and others will celebrate fall at the Tomahawk Fall Ride.
On Sept. 16 check out Lake Tomahawk’s Lioness Annual Harvest Festival, it features an arts and crafts fair, pumpkin carving and concessions. And at St. Germain, fall festivities will take place at Colorama & Pints in the Park in with live entertainment, microbrew sampling, and a human foosball tournament.
Explore these scenic trails
Where to see the best colors? Here are some trails and nature paths known for great fall scenery:
Raven Nature Trail – You’ll find this 13.5-mile scenic trail near Clear Lake, north of Minocqua. The trails are open in the fall for hiking and biking. The terrain includes some hills, and the views are breathtaking.
Awassa Nature Preserve & Hiking Trail – An easy 5 miles of trails where you can experience Oneida County’s pristine and colorful forests on this beautiful trail that wanders through stands of mature pines, oaks, maples, and a rich understory of balsam fir. The trail is located west of St. Germain.
Three Eagle Trail – This mostly level 12.7-mile trail heads through some pretty country north of Three Lakes. The trail passes through wetlands and includes nice stretches of fall color. It’s a great place for an easy walk or bike ride.