Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest

Ed's Lake National Recreation Trail

A favorite trail for cross-country skiers, this trail also provides excellent opportunities for hikers and mountain bike enthusiasts. The trail follows several early 1900's railroad grades through a variety of forest types. Tracked and groomed for traditional skiing, the three loops provide excellent skiing for beginner and intermediate skiers. An Adirondack-style shelter overlooking Ed's Lake is located along the Birch loop. A map and brochure are available at the trailhead.

Directions: The trailhead is located on County Highway W midway between Crandon and Wabeno. Look for a large sign along the northeast side of the highway. Parking is available for 12 or more vehicles.

Trail Length: 6 miles, all loops.

Difficulty: Varies from easy to difficult.

Eds lake trail



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