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Learn more about the July 2019 storm that hit the forest. Learn about the motor vehicle maps across the forest. Explore the forest products permits available. Find your next favorite hunting spot on the forest.

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About the Chequamegon-Nicolet

The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest covers more than 1.5 million acres of Wisconsin's northwoods, managing lands for multiple uses including forestry, wildlife habitat, outdoor recreation, fisheries management, special forest products gathering, wilderness and natural areas management.

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.

Learn more about road closures across the forest.

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Two Lakes Campground Prospectus

The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest has issued the Two Lakes Campground prospectus to solicit applications for a concessionaire campground special use permit to provide a high-quality public service in the operation and maintenance of a Government-owned recreation facility.


MVUM 2018

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The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is pleased to announce the release of the official 2018 Motor Vehicle Use Map.


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