The Best Hiking in Wisconsin

Get close to nature on your next Wisconsin vacation. Stay with us at Heartwood Conference Center & Retreat and discover some of the best hiking in Wisconsin. Ideally located in Trego, you’re close to trails in the surrounding Washburn County and Hayward areas. Whether you’re an avid fan of the great outdoors or simply need a break from your daily responsibilities, our breathtaking 700-acre property offers an excellent home-base for discovering all the wonders of Northwestern Wisconsin. Check out some of our favorite local trails and enjoy all that Mother Nature has to give!

Trego Nature Trail

When you stay in Trego, Wisconsin, you can’t miss out on a trip around the Trego Nature Trail. This is a beautiful 3.5-mile trail that leads you through thick forests and offers incredible views of the stunning Namekagon River. The trail is known for its abundant wildlife, so make sure to keep your camera at the ready for signs of deer, foxes, bobcats, and otters down at the river’s edge. Home to some of the best hiking in Wisconsin near Trego, this trail is also open to dogs and offers snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in the winter. 

Beaver Brook Trail

Resting on nearly 2,000 acres in the majestic Beaver Brook Wildlife Area is the fantastic Beaver Brook Trail. When it comes to the best hiking in Wisconsin, Beaver Brook Trail is an exceptional option that offers nearly 12 miles of trails that wind around sparkling trout streams and lakes. As you trek through the beautiful wilderness, you will also come across historic sites such as the remnants of an old logging dam from 1870. 

Namekagon Lake Recreation Area

Surrounded by the beautiful Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, the Namekagon Lake Recreation Area is an ideal spot for the best hiking in Wisconsin. Located only 20 minutes northeast of Hayward, the Namekagon Lake Recreation Area is home to a variety of nature trails including the Namekagon Trail, a one-mile trail loop that’s ideal for beginners and offers views of the Namekagon River. The recreation area also features a family-friendly picnic area that’s centrally located near other trails such as the Rock Lake National Recreation Trail and the North Country National Scenic Trail

Onsite at Heartwood 

If you don’t want to go too far from the resort, no worries. Heartwood itself is a great choice for your next hiking vacation. Our 700-acre property offers its own trail system where you can get as close to nature as you’d like. Strap on your hiking boots and make sure your camera is at the ready so you can trek through the lush wilderness and discover some amazing sights. After a long day of some of the best hiking in Wisconsin, settle down into your comfortable room or cottage at the resort and plan your next adventure. Call today at 1-800-577-4848 and let us help you experience an incredible hiking vacation!