Whether you're looking to explore or just relax, Antigo and Langlade County, located in the great Wisconsin "Northwoods", offers residents and visitors alike an abundant array of cultural, historical, natural, and recreational options. The true up north tourist destination provides a wide variety of northern Wisconsin recreational opportunities to meet everyone's liking all year long. For good reason, this is why Langlade County has been branded the "County of Trails."
Start planning your next up north adventure in Langlade County: The County of Trails!
Langlade County, The County of Trails, offers cyclists many different riding options: winding in forest trails, smooth paths through farmlands or relaxing routes around local lakes. For a more physical ride, Langlade County offers several mountain bike trails for you to choose. So what are you waiting for? Get your bike and ride into "The County Of Trails"!
This mountain bike trail is close to Antigo and is a great place to ride or hike. The five segments of rolling hills and beautiful scenery are comprised of double track for beginners and technical single track for the advanced rider. Close to shopping, food, and additional recreational opportunities.
Length: 3.5 miles in length
W6379 Fifth Avenue Road,
WI - 715-623-2085Website | Map
The Gartzke Flowage Recreation Area offers trails that are very scenic and traverse through a Norway Pine plantation, upland hardwood, and cedar swamps along the flowage. Several spring seeps dot the landscape and add to the natural beauty of the area. The trail is maintained by the Antigo Bike & Ski Club.
Location: The trail is located entirely on Langlade County property east of Antigo off 5th Avenue Road.
Length: 6 miles in length and has a variety of trails for all abilities.
Jack Lake Recreation Area South Trailhead - Jack Lake Mountain Bike Trail
N8375 Park Road,
WI - 715-623-6214Website | Map
Jack Lake Mountain Bike Trail offers approximately 12 miles of fast and flowing single and double-track mountain biking trails. Whether you're a first-time biker or a longtime shredder, these trails have something for everyone. The trail weaves its course through changing scenery of northern hardwood, aspen, and conifer forest types. The trail also meanders along three undeveloped glacier lakes, wetlands, and bogs. The trail is groomed during the winter for winter fat biking.
Location/Length: The trail is approximately 12 miles in length. The trailhead is located in the Jack Lake Recreation Area's South Trailhead within Langlade County's Veteran's Memorial Park 15 miles north of Antigo. Once in the park, the trailhead is located in the southwest corner of the parking lot before entering the campgrounds.
N1190 Bear Lane,
WI - 715-623-2085Website | Map
The trail oversees two river basins; the Prairie flowing west, and the Hunting flowing east. On the eastern leg, the view overlooks a vast black spruce swamp that extends all the way to and beyond Elcho. The far end offers three fun hills; the Luge, the Expressway, and the Muskellunge. Elcho XC Ski Club maintains these trails. Click here for more information on Moccasin Lake Recreation Area.
Location: The trail is located entirely on Langlade County property north of Antigo off Moccasin Lake Road.
Length: 5.5 miles in length and offers a variety of trails for all abilities.
The challenging Nicolet Roche Mountain Bike Trail, located in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, is a tight and technical single-track trail that incorporates natural features like long sections of intermediate trails littered with technical rock gardens, fun punchy climbs, and advanced features that make excellent use of the terrain. It is sure to keep the excitement level up.
Location: Trailheads are located on the south end at Boulder Lake Campground & Boat Landing, 1.8 miles northeast of Hwy 55 via Cty WW and Forest Road 2116, on the north end of Hwy 64, 3.3 miles east of Langlade, and the end of Van Alstine Road.
Length: 20 miles of trail
The Wolf River State Trail offers 33.4 miles of trail to mountain bike from White Lake to Lake Metonga in Forest County. The Wolf River State Trail follows along the former Wisconsin Central railroad corridor and is adjacent to the Wolf River. The trail is non-motorized in summer from White Lake to Lily, but from Lily to Lake Metonga the Wolf River State Trail is motorized. The trail is gravel based in Langlade County and may be rough or soft in sections so the tread is more suitable for mountain or gravel bicycles.
From Wallrich Rd parking lot to West Hollister Rd is 4.9 miles and West Hollister Rd to Lily parking lot is 5.7 miles. The total non-motorized section of trail from Wallrich Rd to Lily is 10.6 miles. For more information on the Wolf River State Trail and maps, click here.
Location: Parking is available in downtown White Lake along Highway M/Lake Street near the intersection with Maple Street by the White Lake Pavilion.
Length: 10.6 miles of non-motorized trail with 33.4 total miles of trail from White Lake to Lake Metonga in Forest County.