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Picnic table next to a lake in the woods of North Trout Nature Trail in Vilas County, Wisconsin

North Trout Nature Trail

This easy hiking trail meanders around a mature black spruce tamarack bog as well as along Trout Lake, offering a beautiful view. Great trail for spring wildflower hikes. Also open for snowshoeing. No bicycles or pets allowed.

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


  • Water Views
  • Restrooms


From Boulder Junction, continue south on County Hwy M approximately 4 miles to a parking area on the west side of the highway.