Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest

Michigan Rapids Hiking Trail

This picturesque hiking trail follows the edge of the Peshtigo River. The main feature is a view of Michigan Rapids. You'll also see where Armstrong Creek flows into the river. Beautiful rock formations, with one that looks like a great stone hard hat, river islands, and shoreline wildlife can be observed. White diamond-shaped reassurance markers designate this trail.

Directions: From Laona, take U.S. Highway 8 north about 3 miles to FR 2131. Turn right and go east approximately 12 miles to FR 2134. Turn right and go south 1/2 mile. Look for trailhead sign on left just south of Peshtigo River crossing at Burnt Bridge. Parking is available for 3 vehicles.

Trail Length: Approximately 2 mile loop.

Difficulty: Moderate, uneven, and rocky terrain. Some wet areas in early spring. Watch for poison ivy at the far end of the trail.

Michigan Rapids Hiking Trail




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