Trail of the Day- Franklin Lake Trail

For our second trail in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest series, we are featuring the Franklin Lake Trail! Inhabited by towering northern hardwood and hemlock forests, you are guaranteed to be taken aback by the presence of these beautiful plants! Located 9 miles east of Eagle River on Highway 70 to Forest Road 2178, head south on 2178 for 3 miles to Forest Road 2181 then east on 2181 for 5 miles to the campground and trailhead! Connected to the Hidden Lakes Trail, find your next adventure in these pristine woods! For more information, visit the Forest County Chamber website!

Don’t forget to track your hours of hiking in the 100 Hours Active Outdoor Challenge for a chance to win $100 chamber bucks! For more information on the challenge, you can visit

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