This 5,000 acre unit is located southeast of Wausau. There are multiple access points with parking areas located on Martin Road, Pyke Road, Hwy. 153, Bailey Road and Litza Road. This unit abuts the LeatherCamp forest unit on the southern end. This unit has excellent hiking and equestrian trails, as well as a good portion is designated snowmobile trail in the winter. The main improved road system connects Hwy. 153 on the south, to Pyke Road on the west and Martin Road on the north. The terrain fluctuates between fairly flat in the southern area, to gently rolling in the north. The forest has a nice mixture of oak, hardwoods, aspen and some pine plantations. Wildlife abound with deer, bear, grouse, woodcock, beaver and a host of songbirds.
Directions: From Wausau take US 51 south 10 miles to east on STH 153 10 miles to parking lot on the north side of the road. On the south side of the road is the parking lot to access Leather Camp County Forest unit.
Kronenwetter Forest Unit (162kb PDF)
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