The Three Eagle Trail is a roughly 13-mile route that connects Three Lakes in Oneida County with Eagle River in Vilas County. The crushed-limestone trail is open to walkers, hikers, and bikers in the spring, summer, and fall, and 5 miles of the trail are groomed for skate and classical skiing in the winter.
For more information, visit the Three Eagle Trail website.
- 8.5 miles
- Pets allowed - on leash, summer only
- Wheelchair accessible
Trail is composed of crushed stone with mostly level terrain, a couple small hills, and an average width of 10 feet.
There are some very short sections of the trail that are paved.
Users connecting from the Section 9 trailhead in Eagle River to the Tara Lila trailhead in Three Lakes would be using a road route.
Parking is available at Don Burnside Park in Three Lakes. This is a paved lot with handicap-accessible restrooms. Users need to cross Superior Street to access the trail.
The parking area off of Hwy 45 just north of downtown Three Lakes is a large gravel lot. The trail is easily accessible from this location. There is also access to a cross-country ski trail that is barricaded in the summertime.
Trail parking at Tara Lila in Three Lakes is a gravel lot a short distance from the trail. There is a gate but it is wide enough for a wheelchair to pass through.
There is a trailhead located in downtown Eagle River next to the Eagle River Depot Museum. Designated handicap parking and handicap-accessible restrooms are available. On-road access to trail.
An additional trailhead in downtown Eagle River can be found just south of Hwy 70. This is a dirt road, with parking alongside the road.
The Section 9 parking area in Eagle River is a small gravel lot. The trail is easily accessible from this location.