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Path through fall forest of Escanaba-Pallette Lake Trails in Vilas County, Wisconsin

Escanaba-Pallette Lake Trails

This hilly, rolling and very scenic trail winds around several lakes and through a variety of timber types and has a shelter and fire ring provided. Escanaba Lake can also be fished. Be sure to check all fish you take out with the Escanaba Contact Station. This intermediate level cross-country ski trail is tracked and a Wisconsin State Trail Pass is required. This trail connects to the Lumberjack Trail. *Pets are not allowed when there is snow.

Note: During hunting season, hunting is permitted on all trails in the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest.

Discover more outdoor adventures in the Northwoods of Wisconsin on Vilas County’s multi-use trails.

Trail Details


  • Pets Allowed
  • Water Views
  • Shelter
  • Restrooms


From Boulder Junction, continue south on County Hwy M approximately 7 miles to Nebish Lake Road. Turn east on Nebish Lake Road and continue about 3.5 miles to the parking area on the north side of the road.