Discover these fall color routes in the Rhinelander Area
Visitors to the Rhinelander Area will find an assortment of ways to view the Northwoods’ spectacular fall foliage. Whatever your mode of transportation, be it by car, bike, or by foot, there are great places in the area where fall awaits you.
By car: Here are three beautiful scenic driving routes that show off the region’s wonderful fall colors. Each route will lead you back to Rhinelander to continue exploring our area and all of our attractions.
- Route #1: About 43 miles through the areas south and east of Rhinelander. Start at the Chamber. Turn left out of the parking lot on to Sutliff Avenue. Take a left onto Kemp Street. Take a right onto Oneida Street. Stay on Oneida Street, which turns into Cty Hwy G. Stay on County Hwy G. Turn left onto Hwy 45 and follow it into Monico. Turn left onto Hwy 8 West and stay on Hwy 8 until you reach Rhinelander.
- Route #2: About 34 miles through the area to the north of Rhinelander. Start at the Chamber. Turning right out of the parking lot. Follow Sutliff Avenue until Davenport Street. Turn right onto Davenport Street. Take a left onto North Stevens Street. Follow Stevens Street to Highway W, take a left. Turn left onto River Road. Follow River Road for about 12 miles. Turn left on Bridge Road. Follow Bridge Road until Hwy 47. Turn left onto Hwy 47 and travel south back to Rhinelander.
- Route #3: About 48 miles through the areas north and east of Rhinelander. Start at the Chamber. Turn right onto Sutliff Ave. Turn right onto W Davenport Street. Turn left onto North Stevens Street. Turn left onto Hwy 17 North, continue following Hwy 17 North. Turn right onto County Hwy A then turn right onto Superior Street. Follow Superior Street. Turn right on Cty Hwy C West. Continue onto East Timber Drive back into Rhinelander.
(Photo: Nancy Voborsky Fettis)
Note: The Rhinelander Area is open, and all visitors are welcome. Please travel safely and responsibly. Some businesses and events may have modified hours or procedures; please contact businesses or event organizers directly for specific information.