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Ed's Lake National Recreation Trail


Georeferenced map of Ed's Lake Trail.

Georeferenced map of Ed's Lake National Recreation Trail.

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

A favorite trail for cross-country skiers, this trail also provides excellent opportunities for hikers and mountain bike enthusiasts. The trail follows several early 1900's railroad grades through a variety of forest types. Tracked and groomed for traditional skiing, the three loops provide excellent skiing for beginner and intermediate skiers. An Adirondack-style shelter overlooking Ed's Lake is located along the Birch loop. A map and brochure are available at the trailhead.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open to hiking. Open to mountain bikes June 1.
Closest Towns: Crandon
Information Center: Lakewood - Laona District

General Information


The trailhead is located on County Highway W midway between Crandon and Wabeno. Look for a large sign along the northeast side of the highway. Parking is available for 12 or more vehicles.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



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XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Difficulty Level: Easy to Difficult
Areas & Activities


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6 Miles

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