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Time Traveler Trail: Trout Lake to Pallette Lake

Friday 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM Join Manitowish Waters Historical Society guides and NLDC naturalists as we journey along paths that link centuries of Northwoods histories. Departing from North Trout Lake while following the traditional Ojibwa portage linking the Chippewa and Wisconsin rivers, we will discover historic railroads, homesteads, and an early cranberry farm. We…

$20 – $30

History and Eco Hike of Partridge Creek and Lake

North Lakeland Discovery Center 14006 Discovery Lane, MANITOWISH WTRS

Join local historian Jim Bokern and a Discovery Center Naturalist on a fascinating hike through history along the old Milwaukee Road railroad grade that created the towns of Star Lake, Boulder Junction and Busswell.  We will explore the Milwaukee Road Railroad, historic logging, Native American travel routes, and the people that lived in this area…

Forest History Driving Tour

North Lakeland Discovery Center 14006 Discovery Lane, MANITOWISH WTRS

Thursday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Join us as we travel from eastern Iron County to the old growth forest surrounding Star Lake to explore both historic and modern forestry sites surrounding the Northern Highland American Legion Forest. By the late 19th century, Wisconsin’s leaders wished to create a state park or forest reserve in Iron,…

$30 – $45