Brule River State Forest

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Information: 715-372-5678

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The Brule River State Forest contains all 44 miles of the famous Bois Brule River, one of the best known rivers east of the Mississippi. For over one hundred years, it has been known as an exceptional trout stream. The Brule River contains resident brook, brown and rainbow trout. Lake brown and rainbow (steelhead) trout along with Coho and Chinook salmon migrate up the Brule annually from Lake Superior. The river itself has two distinct personalities. The upper river (the southern portion) flows through miles of coniferous bog and is fed by numerous springs. When the river crosses the Copper Range, it begins a fall of 328 feet in the eighteen miles to Lake Superior. Here, flashing cascades tumble over rocks and ledges and between steep river bluffs forested with aspen and balsam fir. Pets are welcome in Wisconsin State Parks but must be on a leash and under control at all times. Certain areas may be off limits to pets. Visit our website for more details.

  • Features
    • On Water
    • Pets Welcome/Inquire
    • Disabled Access
  • Kayak
    • Yes
  • Canoe
    • Yes
  • Ski Skating
    • Yes
  • Toilets
    • Yes
  • Publicly Owned
    • Yes
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 26
  • Number of Campsites
    • 35
  • Trails
    • Yes
  • Fish Type
    • Brook Trout
    • Brown Trout
    • Rainbow Trout
  • Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
    • Groomed
    • Tracked
    • Flat
    • Hilly
    • Wooded
  • State and National Trails
    • Yes
  • Fishing style
    • Fly
    • Inland Lake / River
  • Shelter
    • Yes
  • Snowshoeing
    • Yes
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
  • Campground Type
    • Backpack
    • Tent

Nearby Places

1
Iron River Area Chamber of Commerce Vendor Fair 7/27/2019 - 7/28/2019 Iron River - 8.35 miles away
2
Iron River Lions Blueberry Festival 7/27/2019 - 7/28/2019 Iron River - 8.55 miles away
3
Iron River Summerfest, Spider Lake Run, Town-Wide Rummage Sales 6/08/2019 - 6/09/2019 Iron River - 8.71 miles away
4
Port Wing Plein Air Painting Festival 8/01/2019 - 8/04/2019 Port Wing, WI - 18.71 miles away
5
Port Wing Area Historical Society Flea Market 7/06/2019 - 7/07/2019 Port Wing - 18.77 miles away
6
Lake Superior Day 7/20/2019 Port Wing - 18.77 miles away
7
South Shore Lions Club Fishing Contest 6/15/2019 - 6/16/2019 Port Wing - 19.69 miles away
8
Good Neighbor Days 7/05/2019 - 7/07/2019 Gordon - 22.86 miles away

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