Fall foliage in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest

Another day in another forest, this time the largest in Wisconsin. It covers over 1.5 million acres in the northwoods, but it is not all contiguous. Originally it was two separate preserves - the Chequamegon (west) at 858,400 acres and the Nicolet (east) at 661,400. Both were established in the 1930s and merged into one... Continue Reading →

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Rock Island Wisconsin – part 2 Island sights

The island isn't that big, less than 1000 acres,  but you can lose yourself a bit and get away from the sounds of humanity, especially separated from the camping area which is confined to one side. Not even bicycles are allowed on the island, but the staff does use ATVs to get around which, unfortunately,... Continue Reading →

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