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 points 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 its finest here in Langlade County. For additional community information, links and resources for Langlade County, please visit our Community Resource Portal Website: www.alcinfo.com
Hiking in Langlade County
Hike to Langlade County, The County of Trails, featuring miles of hiking trails with pristine scenery and wildlife abundance.
Ackley Wildlife Area
Just west of Antigo is the Ackley Wildlife Area where hikers have great opportunities to view waterfowl, deer, and an occasional bear on non-marked trails.
Antigo Walking/Biking Trail
The City of Antigo has a walking/biking trail. The two-plus-mile, 10-foot-wide trails is a combination of asphalt, boardwalk and wood-chip paths along Antigo Lake and Spring Brook before meandering through forests. The trailhead is on Fourth Avenue in Antigo, east of Hwy 45. You can also access the trail off Virginia Street, north of Hwy 64/Fifth Avenue, or park behind North Elementary school. Click here to view trail amenities.
The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest covers the eastern portion of Langlade County and offers many opportunities for hiking on its many forest roads
The trail is located entirely on Langlade County property east of Antigo off of 5th Avenue Road. It's approximately 8 miles in length and has a variety of trails for all abilities.W6379 Fifth Avenue Road, Bryant, WI 54418.
Ice Age Trail
Langlade County boasts 50 miles of the thousand-mile Ice Age Trail, divided into five segments: 13 miles Kettlebowl, 12 miles Lumbercamp, 9.5 miles Old Railroad, 13.5 miles Highland Lakes and 12 miles Parrish Hills. For more information on these Langlade County segments and user information, click here.
Moccasin Lake Trail
Just a couple of miles to the west of Elcho. It is approximately 8.9 miles in length. Parking area, restrooms, warming shelter with firewood and tables.
Veteran's Memorial Park
Veteran's Memorial Park offers many miles of marked nature trails that feature a loop around an underdeveloped lake and an arboretum with over 500 plant species.
Wolf River State Trail
The Wolf River State Trail offers 33.4 miles of trail to hike from White Lake to Lake Metonga in Forest County along the former Wisconsin Central railroad corridor. The Wolf River State Trail is non-motorized in summer from White Lake to Lily, but please be aware that from Lily to Lake Metonga the trail is a multi-use trail. ATVers are allowed on the Wolf River State Trail from Lily to Lake Metonga.