Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
Lakewood Auto Tour
This self-guided auto tour takes you in a loop drive around the Lakewood and Mountain areas. It features 17 stops which highlight wildlife, natural history, forest management, and historic sites, including a stop at the Mountain Fire Lookout Tower. Plan on spending a day, because stops include places where you may want to hike or take photographs of beautiful scenery or historic spots. Numbered "Auto Tour" signs are posted along the route so it's easy to follow.
Directions: Brochures with map of route and stop descriptions are available at the Lakewood Ranger Station, on the south side of Lakewood. The tour begins at Lakewood, but you may access the route anywhere along the way.
Drive Length: 65 miles.
Difficulty: Please drive carefully as some of the Forest Roads are narrow and winding and used by many vehicles.
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