Recreation and AttractionsLanglade County, WI provides a variety of northern Wisconsin recreational opportunities to meet everyone's likings. Enjoy over a quarter of a million acres of forest land, 841 lakes, 225 streams, 395 miles of trout streams, and 200 spring ponds. Langlade County has been branded the "County of Trails" because of a good reason. We have trails for hiking, mountain biking, snowmobiling, ATVing/UTVing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, horseback riding and even sled dogs. New in the summer of 2017, Langlade County became one of the access point for the Nicolet-Wolf River Scenic Byway.
Get your adrenaline pumping by going whitewater rafting or kayaking in eastern Langlade County. The famous Wolf River is one of the best whitewater rivers in the Midwest. People who raft or paddle the Wolf River are rewarded with abundant wildlife, outstanding shoreline scenery, and excellent water quality.
From historical museums, to many parks and recreational opportunities, you will truly experience northern Wisconsin at is finest here in Langlade County.
Nicolet - Wolf River Scenic By-Way
Highway 55 at the intersection of Highway 64 in Langlade County serves as one of the access point on the Nicolet - Wolf River Scenic By-Way. The 145 mile route includes views of the Wolf River, a protected National Wild and Scenic River, the Chequamegan – Nicolet National Forest, numerous State Natural Areas, lakes, and many other scenic areas. Along this route there is limited development, except for a few rural and tribal communities and a few small farms. The bulk of the Byway is located in Forest County, with segments in Langlade, Oneida and Vilas Counties.
With views of the Wolf River, Chequamegon – Nicolet National Forest and the lakes and forest of Forest, Langlade, Oneida, and Vilas Counties. State Highway 55 is the primary route, and segments of State Highways 32, 52 and 70, form a route configured as a double loop or figure “8”.
In addition, there are numerous designated State Natural Areas and significant trails. The scenic and natural resources are a large part of the region and the byway’s identity.