Drummond Recreation Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Drummond Recreation Trail system is located on gentle terrain and is groomed for classic technique cross country skiing. The trail is located in a northern hardwood forest that has inclusions of large white pine, click her for a ski trail map.

The North Country Trail loop, the Racetrack, and Playground are located in more rolling terrain.

The trail system provides access to the North Country Trail, which you can travel south on to the Lake Owen Recreation Area. 

During the summer, this trail is a nice place to hike or bike. In the winter, check the Cross-Country Ski Trail Report for current conditions of the trail.

Trail lengths: Boulevard 9 km, Antler 3.2 km, Antler Chute 2.6 km, Jackrabbit 6 km, Racetrack 4.5 km, Playground 4.5 km, North Country Trail Loop 0.9 km. 

At a Glance

Fees There is a $5 day use pass for this recreation site. The Forest also has an annual pass available for $30. To learn more visit https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/cnnf/passes-permits/recreation. The USDA Forest Service honors all four Interagency Recreation Passes that may be applied at National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation and U.S. Fish and Wildlife sites charging recreation use fees. Visit https://www.fs.fed.us/visit/passes-permits/recreation-fees-passes to decide which pass is right for you.
Restrictions: Restrictions for all National Forest System lands can be found by visiting Title 36 Code of Federal Regulations 261 by clicking here. The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest specific restrictions can be found in the Occupancy and Use Restrictions for the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest.
Closest Towns: Drummond.
Information Center: Washburn Ranger District

General Information


Directions to Drummond Trailhead (fee required): From Drummond drive southeast 1 mile on FR 213. Turn left (east) on the access road and continue 0.1 mile to the trailhead.


General Notes:

The Drummond Ski Trail tucked inside a northern hardwood forest with large inclusions of white pine. The majority of the trails lay on gentle terrain. Some of the trails are managed as a part of the CAMBA Bike Trail System during the summer. The North Country National Scenic Trail traverses through this area with a portion being utilized as a part of the ski trail system in the winter.

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