Marengo River / Swedish Settlement

Grand View, Wisconsin 54839

Marengo River / Swedish Settlement

Marengo River / Swedish Settlement Professional Review and Guide

"Three overlooks and the remains of a historic Swedish settlement. This short stretch of the North Country Trail has a lot to offer. Three scenic overlooks offer a steady stream of vistas, and the remains of a Swedish settlement pull in history buffs. A pleasing hardwood forest lines the trail, and native brook trout dimple the surface of the Marengo River.

Begin your outing by walking east from Forest Road 202. A short ascent brings the trail onto a plateau, and .5 mile later, at mile 0.6, the first over-look appears just south of the trail. This rock dome offers broad views of the Marengo River valley to the southeast and a horizon of wooded hills."

Marengo River / Swedish Settlement Reviews

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5/27/2018
Hot and muggy. Bring insect repellent. A beautiful rolling walk through the woods.
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Trail Information

Grand View
Nearby City
4.8
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
Day hike
Duration
May - October
Season
North Country Trail Association; Chequamegon - Nicolet National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Marengo, Grand View; Chequamegon - Nicolet National Forest map "The North Country National Scenic Trail"
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018