Chequamegon Nicolet National Forest

Chequamegon Nicolet National Forest
Chequamegon Nicolet National Forest (Source: Wikimedia)

Chequamegon Nicolet National Forest

Park Information

The Chequamegon Nicolet National Forests are located in Wisconsin’s Northwoods. The name Chequamegon derives from the Chippewa Indian language and means “place of shallow water.”

The reference is to Chequamegon Bay, extending from Ashland into Lake Superior.

Explore Chequamegon’s 845,000 acres any season of the year and discover its many lakes, rivers, and streams; pine, spruce, maple, aspen, and balsam forests; and extensive jack pine plantations.

Agency Name:

USDA Forest Service


Spread over a wide portion of northern Wisconsin, access is varied. Our locator map can help get you oriented.

Geographic Location

Contact Info

1170 4th Avenue South

Park Falls, WI


Additional Info

  • “Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest – Home”. Accessed May 24, 2020. Link.

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