Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest

Public Health Precautions

The Forest Service is taking the risks presented by COVID-19 seriously and is following USDA and CDC public health guidance as we continue to offer services to the public.

If you need service, please call ahead to your local office for hours and availability.

Welcome to the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest!

Explore the Northwoods

Explore the more than 1.5 million acres of water and woodlands.

Discover the Chequamegon-Nicolet

 

About the Chequamegon-Nicolet

The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest covers more than 1.5 million acres of Wisconsin's Northwoods. The USDA Forest Service manages the land for multiple uses including forestry, wildlife habitat, recreation, harvesting of forest products, fisheries, and wilderness and natural areas.

The Chequamegon side of the forest covers about 858,400 acres in Ashland, Bayfield, Sawyer, Price, Taylor, and Vilas counties, while the Nicolet side of the forest covers nearly 661,400 acres in Florence, Forest, Langlade, Oconto, Oneida, and Vilas counties.

 

Plan Your Adventure on the Chequamegon-Nicolet

Features

David R. Obey Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center

Entertain yourself at the David R. Obey Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center for an hour or an afternoon! Our one-of-a-kind four-season facility welcomes explorers of all ages.

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