The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is located in northern Wisconsin.
Where is this Forest?

 

Welcome to the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest!

The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest covers more than 1.5 million acres of Wisconsin's Northwoods. The Chequamegon side of the forest covers about 858,400 acres in Ashland, Bayfield, Sawyer, Price, Taylor and Vilas counties while the Nicolet side covers nearly 661,400 acres in Florence, Forest, Langlade, Oconto, Oneida and Vilas counties. Where is the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest?

Features

Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest Trail Closures

Closed trail on the Chequamegon-Nicolet.

Warmer weather has arrived and trails on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest are now closed until further notice. Get the latest status on recreation areas at http://go.usa.gov/FKwW


Prescribed Fire Management

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After many years of fire exclusion, the U.S. Forest Service and other agencies are working to restore ecosystems with fire. Many native plants in northern Wisconsin have unique adaptations that allow them to withstand fire and even thrive after it. This in-turn allows the wildlife who depend on these plants for food and shelter to also thrive.

Spotlights

CNNF's CCC heritage!

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The CCC and CNNF played big roles in the reforestation of northern Wisconsin. We picked a few sites you may want to explore.

Volunteering on the Forest

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Volunteer opportunities waiting for you on the Forest!  We match your talents and skills with your work preference. Find out more!

 




Motor Vehicle Use Map 2014

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The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest has released the 2014 version of the Motor Vehicle Use Map.