Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest

Argonne Experimental Forest Trail

Since 1946, the Argonne Experimental Forest has been managed by the Forest Service as a living laboratory to study methods for managing northern hardwoods. This interpretive trail passes through nine study areas where you can learn about different cutting methods and their effects. The trail features 17 informational signs. A brochure with more detailed information is available at the trailhead.

Directions: From Three Lakes, take State Highway 32 east to Experimental Road (FR 2184). Turn left and go north 1-1/2 miles to FR 3905. Turn right and go east 1/8 mile to trailhead on left. Parking is available for 2-3 vehicles.

Trail Length: 3/4 mile loop.

Difficulty: Level, flat terrain with some rocky areas.




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