The Ottawa National Forest is located in the north central part of Wisconsin.
Where is this Forest?



Welcome to the Ottawa National Forest

The almost one million acres of the Ottawa National Forest are located in the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The forest extends from the south shore of Lake Superior to the Wisconsin border. The area is rich in wildlife viewing opportunities; breathtaking views of rolling hills dotted with lakes, rivers and waterfalls; and spectacular fall colors. But you have to see it to believe it--come visit the Ottawa!

Recent News


Timber Sales

Logging in the Winter

The Ottawa National Forest is strongly committed to the management of our forests in an environmentally sound manner.  One such method is through Timber Sales...


Designated Motorized Use Project

The Ottawa is proposing to make changes to some motorized access routes on the Forest.

Monitoring Transition Completed

 Monitoring Transition Information and Correspondence



Ottawa Visitor Center

Located in the heart of the Ottawa, the Center provides a relaxing and informative environment for visitors to learn about the Ottawa National Forest and our nature, wildlife, and history.

J. W. Toumey Nursery

Nursery Planting Operations

The mission of J.W. Toumey Nursery demonstrates the highest standards of forest nursery management. 


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