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!
Sled Dog Trail
There are over 15 miles of dog sledding trails in Langlade County, encompassing varied and scenic Northwoods landscapes spanning across hardwood forests, steep hills, and river valleys. With so much space to run sled dog teams and skijor, your furry friends are sure to enjoy their time in the County of the Trails!
Crocker Hill Recreation Area - Sled Dog Trail
4206 Fraley Road,
WI - 715-623-7859Website | Map
Langlade County has developed sled dog trail opportunities in two locations in the county forest. Interest in sled dog trails has centered on the Evergreen Forest Management Unit at the Crocker Hill Recreation Area. This vast, county-owned property weaves you through beautiful rolling scenery of northern hardwood forest types. The Crocker Hills Recreation Area is located about 18 miles east of Antigo, WI on Hwy 64. The trailhead is located on Fraley Road and a public parking area is developed along with a vaulted restroom.
Langlade-Price Rd North of Hwy 52,
WI - 715-350-9705Website | Map
Enjoy running your sled dog team on a variety of hills with plenty of excitement for you and your dog on the wooded trails of Track 52 in the northern Crocker Hills at Kettlebowl Recreation Area Track 52 Trailhead. Please be aware that you may encounter skijorers training. When a person or team is going to pass or overtake another team, they will call out "TRAIL!" When heard, please move to one side of the trail to allow for a safe pass.
The winter trails are groomed in cooperation with the Langlade County Forestry, Parks, and Recreation Department. Trails are marked when open to skijoring and sled dog teams. The parking lot is plowed in winter. Food & restroom facilities are available on winter weekends when Kettlebowl Ski Hill (approximately 1/4 mile from the trailhead) is open from noon to 4 pm.
Track 52 Sled Dog Trails is located approximately 14 miles northeast of Antigo on Langlade-Price Road between Bryant & Lily. The Kettlebowl Recreation Area Track 52 Trailhead is exactly ¾ of a mile north of Hwy 52 and Langlade Price Road intersection (¾ mile west of Kettlebowl Ski Hill).
For more information on Track 52 Sled Dog Trails, go to their Facebook page by clicking here. Watch a 6-dog team run Track 52 by clicking here.