Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest

Namakegon Trail

In the summer, the east loop is an excellent nature trail. An interpretive booklet provides great information on where to see and hear wildlife along this trail. In the winter, the trail is a classic stype ski trail.

During the winter, updates on the condition of this trail can be found at the Cross Country Ski Report.

Trail Length: East Loop - 1 mile or 1.7 Km; North Loop - 2.4 Km; South Loop 2.2 Km; perimeter of North and South Loops - 3.4 Km.

What to Expect: The east loop is the only loop that can be hiked in the summer. Wetlands on the north and south loops prevent hiking. The winter trail system is groomed and track is set when snow conditions permit. the trail is fairly flat and suitable for beginner or novice skiers.

Namekagon Parking Lot
From Cable, Drive 11 east on County Highway M to County Highway D. Turn left (north) on D and drive 5.5 miles to Forest Road 209. Turn left (west) and drive 0.5 miles to the trailhead which is on the right (north) side of the road.

namekagon trail map





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