Almon Bog Trails at Almon Park/Buck Lake
This 80-acre county park offers woodland trails through old age mixed hardwoods, northern bog with a boardwalk, and lakeshore trail. Paved parking areas with an adjacent picnic area, restrooms and swimming beach.
Directions: From Rhinelander, travel south about 3 miles on Cty. G to Lassig Rd., south on Lassig to Hixon Lake Rd., then west on Hixon to the park.
Gazetteer: Page 89, D-5 (prior to 10th edition). | Page 36, F-4 (10th edition).
Amenities: Restrooms, picnic area, boardwalks.
Phone: 715/369-6140 (Oneida County).
Website: Almon Park Trail
Signature species: Common Loon and Pileated Woodpecker.
Rarities: Warbler and kinglet opportunities. Ringed neck snake.
Seasonality: Best in spring, summer and fall.
Accessibility: Paved but steep path to lakeshore.
Nearest food & lodging: Rhinelander, 5 miles north.