DO NOT use mapquest.com or any GPS device or you will be lost -- since you are in the woods -- you can end up on an old logging road. Would hate for you to start your vacation in the Northwoods... LOST!
To Cedar Chest or Tamarack Terrace Cabins
From Milwaukee: Take Hwy.43 North to Green Bay, take 172 West(toward Airport), to Hwy. 41 North to 29/32. Take 29/32 North to Gillett, Take 32 North to Laona, take a right/East on U.S.8 for 8 miles to HWY 139.Take a left/North on Hwy 139 for 22 miles to Lily Pad Road (FR 2423). Take a left (west) on Lily Pad Road 3.3 miles to Whitetail Crossing Road. Take a left (south) on Whitetail Crossing Road 1/2 mile to the Tamarack or Cedar Chest Cabin.
From Madison: Take 90/94 North to Portage, Take Hwy. 51 North to Merrill, Take Hwy. 17 North through Rhinelander to Eagle River, Take Hwy. 70 East to FR2424. Take a right on FR2424 to the stop sign. Take a left at the stop sign go 1/4 mile to Whitetail Crossing Road. Take a right (south) on Whitetail Crossing Road 1/2 mile to the Tamarack or Cedar Chest Cabin.
Tamarack Terrace Cabin Fire #15509
Cedar Chest Cabin Fire #15471
To get to the Hemlock Haven & Pine River Cabin
From Milwaukee: follow the above directions to Hwy. 139. Take Hwy. 139 north 15 miles to the Long Lake Road (FR 2168) Turn left on FR 2168 go 1.5 mile to the Hemlock Haven cabin on the right or continue 1 mile further to Stevens Lake Road (FR.2169). Turn right on FR 2169 go 3 miles to Fire #13861 Stevens Lake Road. Take a left into the driveway to the Pine River Cabin.
From Madison: Follow the Madison directions & take Hwy. 70 East to Hwy. 139. Take a right on Hwy. 139 for 10 miles to the Long Lake Road (FR 2168) Turn right on FR2168 and follow the above directions.