Brule River State Forest

View Website Favorite (7) 6250 S Ranger Rd - Brule, WI 54820
Information: 715-372-5678

6am-11pm.

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

1
Bayfield County Fair 8/11/2022 - 8/14/2022 Iron River - 7.93 miles away
2
White Winter Winery Blues and Berries 7/23/2022 - 7/24/2022 Iron River - 8.12 miles away
3
Iron River Lions Blueberry Festival 7/23/2022 - 7/24/2022 Iron River - 8.55 miles away
4
Memorial Medical Center WhistleStop Marathon and Half-Marathon 10/15/2022 Iron River - 12.09 miles away
5
Ruckus in the Woods 8/20/2022 Barnes - 14.05 miles away
6
Vatten Paddlar Canoe, Kayak & SUP Races 7/09/2022 Barnes - 14.09 miles away
7
Port Wing Plein Air Painting Festival 8/04/2022 - 8/07/2022 Port Wing, WI - 18.71 miles away
8
Gordon Good Neighbor Days 7/01/2022 - 7/03/2022 Gordon - 22.82 miles away

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