Outdoor Safety & Ethics

As a visitor to our National Forest, you will find many opportunities to explore nature and enjoy its many woodlands, river, lakes, and its endless recreational activities. To take full advantage of what this National Forest has to offer you; we ask that you prepare yourself in advance for each trip and adventure. It is important that you learn about the area, from its weather and terrain, to the rules and regulation that may govern the activity you will be participating in.

Visitors should be considerate of other forest users, nature, wildlife and the lands that make up this Forest.

We want each of your adventures to be safe and memorable so we have provided some general information links that you may find useful and helpful. We hope you will enjoy your time spent on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest and that you will return again.

Don't forget to Tread Lightly and remember Leave No Trace.


Bear Country Awareness

Here are a few basic guidelines to follow and some information to know about Black Bears when visiting the National Forest.

Tick Prevention Tips

Helpful tips to prevent ticks and enjoy getting outdoors on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest