Self-Guided Activities

Our Location

215 Highway W in Manitowish Waters, about one mile north of Highway 51 and County W


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Our Trails

Challenge yourself and explore our 20km of trails, ready for mountain biking, hiking and cross-country skiing.

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Self-Guided Activities

The Discovery Center has everything you need for an outdoor, guided adventure. Stop by the Nature Nook to learn more about these activities: 

  • 12 miles of hiking and biking trails
  • Geocaching
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Sports and outdoor games
  • Family Backpack program
  • Nature Nook with live animals, nature reference materials and kids crafts
  • NEW!  Tadpole Classroom- our 'wet' exhibit and classroom space located at the waterfront- find activities and informationrelated to our Northwoods Lakes, along with nets and fishing poles to enhance your experience!