Escanaba Trail

Boulder Junction, WI Trail System
Escanaba Trail

11 Miles of Trail

$5/Day or $25/Year

Pets Allowed on a Leash (not in Winter)


Cross Country Skiing

The Escanaba Trail System is a unique collection of four different sized loops that meander around and in between five different lakes. Scenic views of the maple, aspen and balsam forest are sure to please the outdoor enthusiast. These trails are open to hiking in the Summer and are groomed for single track skiing in the Winter.

The trail system is comprised of the Yellow, Green, Blue and Red Loops ranging in lengths of 2.3, 4.4, 6.6 & 8.5 miles respectively. They are mostly intermediate difficulty trails with some steep hills that require control and maneuvering when on skis. You can connect to the Lumberjack Trail System via the Red connector trail located near the northeast corner of Escanaba Lake.

There is a fire shelter located along the trails in between Escanaba and Palette lakes. Wood is usually provided and you will often find the fire already burning from the last group to enjoy the shelter.

The Escanaba Trail System is a fee based part of the Wisconsin State Park system and requires all skiers aged 16+ to pay either the annual $25 state park pass or use the self-help station and fill out a $5 day pass to use the trails. These fees are used for grooming and maintenance and the park service appreciates your support!

Please use the following resources to enjoy your visit at the Escanaba Trail System.

Turn down Nebish Road off Hwy M and continue about 3.5 miles to reach the trailhead. The address is a little misleading.

AllTrails Website

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