Sunday, September 22, 2019, 1:00 pm
Difficulty: 1
Hike - Fall Color Hike

Join the Northwoods Chapter of the Ice Age Trail Alliance for their Fall Color Hike in the beautiful rolling hardwoods in the Harrison Hills of Lincoln County.  Hike will be approximately 2 ½ to 3 miles in length. See printable calendar for details.

Sat, Oct 12, Time TBD
Difficulty 1
Hike - Timm's Hill
Explore and lunch at Timm's Hill, the highest point in Wisconsin.





































































































































































2019 : Upcoming Events

Wed, Jan 16, 1:00 pm
Difficulty 1
Snowshoe or Hike - Newbold Recreation Trails 
North of Rhinelander on Ole Lake Road west off from Hwy 47. Trailhead parking is on the right. 

Wed, Jan 23, 11:00 am
Difficulty 1
Snowshoe Holiday Acres Resort 
1-mile on-site snowshoe hike with optional lunch to follow at the Resort. It should take no more than an hour through wooded level to moderate terrain. 

Wed, Feb 6, 11:00 am
Difficulty 1
Snowshoe or Hike - Heal Creek Trails
Trailhead at the Northwoods Golf Course Parking Lot. 1-2 hours.

Sat, Feb 16, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Difficulty 1
Winter Fun
Play Ice Shuffle Board, Snowshoe on Squash Lake & enjoy the Bonfire. Join us for an afternoon of easy winter fun & snacks.

Sun, Feb 23, 10:00 am
Difficulty 2
Snowshoe or Hike - Giant Pine Trail
Enjoy seeing hundreds-of-year old pines south of Three Lakes. Lunch afterwards is optional.

Sat, Mar 2, 1:00 pm
Difficulty 2
Snowshoe - Almon Recreation Area
2.25 miles, approximately 2 hours. Hixon Lake Rd south of Rhinelander.

Sun, April 14, 6:30 pm
Speaker Event - A Bit of Scandinavia
See, by photo, bits of Copenhagen, Oslo, the fjords, Bergen and Stockholm.

Sat, April 27, 10:00 am
Difficulty 2
Paddle – 1st section of Bearskin Creek
Canoe the Bearskin Creek from Goodnow to Harshaw. 

​​​Wed, May 15, 5:00 pm
Difficulty 3
Paddle – Pelican River
Little George Creek Culvert on Hwy P about 7 miles east of Rhinelander. Some class 1 & 2 rapids.​

Wed, May 15, 9:00 am
Difficulty 2
Hike – Raven Nature Trail Hike 
Under 2 miles on a marked nature trail. We’ll look for wildflowers and birds and admire the large white pine. 

Past Events : 2018
Past Events : 2019

​​​Tue / Wed / Thu, Weekly, 9:00 am - 11:00 am    Pickle Ball
Join us at Trinity Lutheran Church on Stevens St in Rhinelander





Sat, Nov 2, 3:00 pm
Difficulty 1
Scavenger Hike and Potluck
Hike the various trails in the Perch/Washburn Lake area searching for surprises along the trail. Costumes increase the fun (but are optional). The Potluck in the heated Perch Lake Shelter starts about 6:00 pm. Great fun & fellowship!
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Wed, May 16, 5:00 pm
Difficulty 3
Paddle – Pelican River
Little George Creek Culvert on Hwy P about 7 miles east of Rhinelander. Some class 1 & 2 rapids.


Sat, May 19, 10:00 am
Difficulty 2
Hike - Northwoods Chapter Ice Age Trail Alliance
​Spring wildflower hike in the beautiful hills and rolling hardwoods of the Harrison Hills in Lincoln County. Terrain will be hilly-moderately difficult. Click to view their poster.


Thurs, May 24, 2:00 pm
Difficulty 2
Wildflower Hike – Luna-White Deer Trail
Hike along the shorelines of both Luna and White Deer Lakes in the Nicolet National Forest.

Sat, June 2
Difficulty 2
Backpack - Chipmunk Falls area or Blackjack Springs area
Have your wanted to try backpacking or tune-up your skills.   We're hosting an early summer hike.  Here is an opportunity to develop your skills.​​


Sat, June 16, 10:00 a
Difficulty 1
Bike – 3 Eagle Bike Trail
Reiter Center, 8.4 miles to Sundstein Rd parking lot and return.​


Sat, July 7,  2.5 hr
Difficulty 1
Paddle – Deerskin River
Meander between wetland and forest.

​Wed, July 11, 1:00 p
Difficulty 2
Paddle – Wisconsin River
Enjoy the quiet stretch of the Wisconsin River from Hat Rapids put-in to Camp 10 take-out. Don’t forget your sunglasses, water, and sunscreen.

Sat, July 28, 10:30 am
Difficulty 2
Hike – Blackjack Springs Wilderness-Whispering Lake
Wilderness area with four large, crystal-clear springs.


Wed, Aug 29, 11:00 am
Difficulty 2
Paddle – 4th Lake to Sunset Lake
Starts at 4th Lake, paddle to Sunset Lake, paddle to Birchwood Bar on 3rd Lake, have lunch, paddle back to 4th Lake down the north branch of pelican river. Round trip 8 mi.

Tue, Sep 11, 1:30 pm
Difficulty 2
Bike – Bearskin Trail
We can decide as a group how far we want to go or if we split in two groups – one going to Minocqua with an ice cream stop and one group making a much shorter trip.

Sat, Nov 3, 3:00 pm
Difficulty 1
Scavenger Hike and Potluck
Hike the various trails in the Perch/Washburn Lake area searching for surprises along the trail. Costumes increase the fun (but are optional). The Potluck in the heated Perch Lake Shelter starts about 6:00 pm. Great fun & fellowship!

Wed, May 22, 9:30 am
Difficulty 2
Hike - Almon County Park
Hike the nature trail and check out the wildflowers as we hike.

Sat, May 25, 10:00 am
Difficulty 2
Hike - Northwoods Trail Chapter Ice Age Trail Alliance
Spring Wildflower Hike 


Fri, June 14, 8:00 pm
Difficulty 1
Paddle - Moonlight on Langley Lake

Tue, June 25, 10:00 am
Difficulty 1
Paddle - Trout River
2-hour easy paddle on the Trout River, a state natural area.


July, Day TBD, Time TBD
Bike - 3 Eagle Bike Trail

17 or 13 miles round trip. 

Sat, July 13, 11:30 am
Difficulty 1
Paddle Katherine Lake
Paddle around Katherine Lake and view the shoreline donated to the Land Trust and the many islands & irregular shoreline & bays.
 


Sat, Aug 10, 11:00 am
Difficulty 2
Paddle Carrol Lake
​A 352 acre Northern Highland American Legion lake with picnic area next to an easy access boat launch.


Thurs, Sept 5, 12:00 noon
Difficulty 1
Bike - Bearskin State Trail
Meet at the trailhead on Cty. K and make it a picnic/lunch stop by S. Blue Lake then ride back to Cty. K.   Rain date of Fri. Sept. 6.  

Fri, Sept 13, 5:15 pm
Difficulty 2
Paddle - Pelican River with a Bonfire and Potluck
Easy float down the river. Potluck and fire begins 6:15 or so.

Sun, Jan 7, 6:30 pm
Difficulty 1
Speaker Event - Hiking the Appalachian Trail

Sat, Jan 13, 10:00 am
Difficulty 1
Snowshoe or Hike Sancampbell Trail 

Sat, Jan 20, 1:00 pm
Difficulty 2
Ski – Escanaba Trail
This trail is a wonderful blend of fun, challenging terrain & gorgeous Northwood’s scenery. Short, medium or long loops. We’ll stop at the shelter for a snack.

Thurs, Jan 25, 1:00 pm
Difficulty 1
Snowshoe or Hike - Holmboe Conifer Forest
Snowshoe or hike (depending on snow conditions) The Holmboe Conifer Forest. Afterwards stop off at The Mad Batter for a bakery treat and coffee.


Sat, Feb 10, 11:00 am
Difficulty 2
Snowshoe - Deerskin Trails
The Deerskin Snowshoe Trails are part of the Phelps Trail system. There are four trail loops that range in length from 1.6 miles to 3.7 miles. Trails are gently rolling with some steep areas.

Fri, Feb 16, 10:00 am
Difficulty 2
Snowshoe – Tara Lila Trail
Depending on show conditions we will probably do the 1 mile moderate Medicine Lake Trail. See http://www.taralila.org/ for details.

Sun, Feb 18, 6:30 pm
Difficulty 1
Speaker Event - Boundary Waters Canoe Area

Sat, Feb 24, 1:00 pm
Difficulty 1
Winter Fun
Play Ice Shuffle Board, Snowshoe on Squash Lake & enjoy the Bonfire. Join us for an afternoon of easy winter fun & snacks.

Sun, March 4, 6:30 pm
Difficulty 1
Speaker Event - Costa Rica Trip

Sun, April 15, 5:00 pm
Planning meeting for the upcoming spring, summer, and fall
This is a potluck dinner so bring a dish to share.  


Sat, May 5, 1:00 pm
Difficulty 2
Paddle – 1st section of Bearskin Creek
Canoe the Bearskin Creek from Goodnow to Harshaw. 

Fri, May 11, 10:00 am
Difficulty 3
Hike – Giant Pine Trail
Hike the 2-mile Giant Pine Trail, a longtime favorite, south of Three Lakes.  Enjoy seeing hundreds of year old pines in early spring, before the bugs are out. We will also stop at the Shelp Lake Parking area and do a visit by car and short walk to one of the oldest glacial boulders in the state.