Ed's Lake

Wabeno, Wisconsin

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars
1 Review
5 out of 5
A system of cross-country ski trails provides a course through part of the Chequamegon- Nicolet National Forest characterized by birch and hardwoods.A quiet and secluded hike, the trail passes a picnic area along a semi-marshy lake. Ed’s Lake Trail is a classic walk in the woods on a cross-country ski trail that works well as a hiking trail. Along the way the route passes picturesque hemlock and birch groves, a small lake, and railroad grades left over from the logging era. Note that these trails have directional signs for guiding ski traffic. The first half of this hike will go with the flow of those directional signs on the Birch Trail, and the second half will go “backward” on the Maple Trail.
Hiking Wisconsin

DESCRIPTION FROM:

Hiking Wisconsin

by Eric Hansen, revised by Kevin Revolinski (Falcon Guides)

A system of cross-country ski trails provides a course through part of the Chequamegon- Nicolet National Forest characterized by birch and hardwoods.A quiet and secluded hike, the trail passes a picnic area along a semi-marshy lake. Ed’s Lake Trail is a classic walk in the woods on a cross-country ski trail that works well as a hiking trail.

Along the way the route passes picturesque hemlock and birch groves, a small lake, and railroad grades left over from the logging era. Note that these trails have directional signs for guiding ski traffic. The first half of this hike will go with the flow of those directional signs on the Birch Trail, and the second half will go “backward” on the Maple Trail.

© 2016 Eric Hansen, revised by Kevin Revolinski/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Wabeno
Distance: 4.6
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Easy
Duration: 2 hours
Season: April - October
Accessibility: Dog-friendly
Local Contacts: Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, Lakewood-Leona Ranger District, 4978 WI 8 W, Laona, 54541; (715) 674-4481; www.fs.usda.gov
Local Maps: USGS Roberts Lake; Chequamegon - Nicolet National Forest trail map
Driving Directions: Directions to Ed's Lake

Recent Trail Reviews

3/8/2004
0

Great hike! The land gets pretty wet at times, and there were a few fallen trees interrupting the path, but i'm sure that they have been moved by now. A few old bridges over the river that provides a great place to stop for lunch or a snack. Really great views, beautiful landscape. This trail is a Nicolet MUST!



Trail Photos

Keep Me Informed

Weekly newsletters, announcements and offers from Trails.com to your inbox.

Sign me up!

We HATE spam and promise to keep your email addresses safe and secure.

Activity Feed

Apr 2018