Outdoor Adventures: Wildlife Habitat Quest

Bald Eagle Sitting on Tree Branch

Wildlife habitat outdoor adventures quest on protected lakes

On the Quiet Lakes, wildlife flourishes. Protected by the 10 MPH speed limit, by no low flying planes over eagle nests and by restricted shore-land development, the Quiet Lakes are perfect for your outdoor adventures:

Enjoy the outdoor adventures of exploring wildlife habitat of Eagles, Osprey, Blue Heron, Beaver, Loons, Sand-hill Cranes , Muskrat and Otter with silent canoes, water bikes or paddle boat. Pontoon through the scenic channel, a veritable nursery where Sand-hill cranes do their mating dance in Spring.

The outdoor adventures of Bird-watching is rewarding at Northland Lodge where a great variety of beautiful birds nest in our pesticide-free, green environment: Here in the Chequamegon National Forest enjoy the songs and colors seen by guests of:


Black and White Warblers, Yellow-rumped Warblers, Black-throated Green Warblers, Black-capped Chickadees, Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers, White-breasted Nuthatch, Ovenbirds, Chimney Swifts, House Sparrow, Barn Swallow, Blue, White & Green Herons, Sand Hill Cranes, Blue Birds, Blue Jays, a variety of Owls including the Great Horned Owl and Short-ear Owl, Baltimore Orioles, Eastern Phoebes, Cedar Wax-wings, Red-wing Black Birds, Broad-winged Hawks, Night Hawks, Red Cross-beaked Pine-Siskins, Evening Grosbeaks, Canaries, Bobolinks, Sky-pokes, Pileated Woodpeckers, Downey Woodpeckers, Kingbirds, Belled Kingfisher, Brown Creepers, Horned Grebes, Northern Flickers, Starlings, Crows, Ravens, Loons, Wood Ducks, Mallards, Greater Mergansers, Cormorants, Coots, Geese, Grouse, Wild Turkeys, Osprey, tiny Hummingbirds and the majestic American Eagles and many other species!

“Of all the places we have been we can think of none more beautiful and peaceful: excellent fishing, spectacular wildlife, eagles soaring overhead, otters frolicking in the bay, beaver busy at their lodge, deer, and the sweetest chipmunk under our steps.” Terry and Shari Beaudoin – honeymooners

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