The northwoods of Wisconsin offers many breathtaking trails to hike or bike. Rent a bike from BJ's Sportshop or bring your own. The scenic trails of Minocqua are home to eagles, osprey, deer, raccoons, and other wildlife.
Ask our hotel front desk for details on any of the following Minocqua area attractions:
Chequamegon Adventure Company Bike the Northwoods:
Bike rentals available. Wednesday Ice Cream Social Ride:
Free, bike rentals available.
Area trail within 30 miles. Novice to Advanced skill levels
433 East Chicago Ave.
Minocqua, WI 54548
715-356-1618 View website.
Minocqua's Schlect Lake Trails Hike:
Located out the back door of The Waters of Minocqua, this state forest has six miles of trails that go through 80 acres of rolling hills and around a 25 acre lake.
Bearskin State Trail Hike or Bike:
Trail starts in downtown Minocqua. View website.
Discovery Center Hike, Bike, or Cross Country Ski:
20 km of trails
The Center also offers a diversity of experiential learning opportunities.
Scenic waterfalls 60 miles north of Minocqua. View 10 different falls: Foster Falls: The 10th highest waterfall in WI and drops 25 feet into the Potato River. Gile Falls: A walking trail connects a snowmobile bridge crossing the top of this waterfall, with a scenic overlook near the road. Gile Falls drops about 15 feet into the West Fork of the Montreal River. Kimball Falls: Enjoy the picnic area and rustic pavilion in the park on the Montreal River. Peterson Falls: The 7th highest waterfall in WI, these picturesque falls drop 35 feet into the Montreal River. This is a remote location requiring hiking with map and compass. Potato River Falls: The 4th tallest waterfall in WI, this fall is one of the highest and most picturesque in Iron County. Saxon Falls: The 5th highest waterfall in WI, it is upstream from Superior Falls on the Montreal River. Spring Camp Falls: This fall drops 20 feet into the Montreal River. Superior Falls: The 3rd highest waterfall in WI, this fall drops 90 feet into the Montreal River near its mouth on Lake Superior. Upson Falls:This small waterfall is a delight. Picnic area, pavilion, camping and children's play area are all available. Wren Falls:The falls drop 15 feet into the Tyler Forks. Fishing is available.