Northwoods Nature Photography and Bird Watching in Wisconsin

Northwoods Nature Photography and Bird Watching Vacations in Phelps, WI

People coming to Phelps for the first time are often amazed by the beauty here! View this Discover Wisconsin video clip Phelps: Wonders of the Northwoods to explore the amazing sights of nature, the many miles of trails, and much more in Northern Wisconsin.

Whether you are a professional or amateur photographer, you will find Phelps an ideal place for nature photography and bird watching vacations.

Best Bird Watching in Wisconsin

Experience Some of the Best Bird Watching in Wisconsin

Phelps, Wisconsin is a gem located in the Nicolet National Forest. It’s the best place to get in touch with an unforgettable part of nature!

You’ll find miles of trails in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in Wisconsin and the Ottawa National Forest in Upper Michigan.

If you’re looking for a quiet time in the Northwoods, you will love this bird watcher’s paradise. Some of these untouched areas make for some of the best bird watching in Wisconsin!

Northern Wisconsin Photography: Nature Watching, Sightseeing, Stargazing, and More

Northwoods Nature Photography: Possum in Northern WisconsinDid you know that Vilas County has one of the world’s highest concentrations of inland freshwater lakes?

It has over 1300 lakes and 73 rivers and streams. Bald eagles and eagle nests can be found all over Vilas County. This makes for exciting birdwatching, nature, and sightseeing adventures.

View this Vilas County map to find photography and nature watching locations in Northern Wisconsin.

Incredible opportunities for nature photography, sightseeing, and stargazing abound in every season in Northern Wisconsin.

Northern Wisconsin Photography: Racoon in WinterIn spring, thousands, perhaps even millions of trilliums blanket the Northwoods, creating a storytime scene of spectacular art.

In summer, experience the varying green hues under the endless blue of the northern sky. Our many lakes in the Phelps area mirror the beauty of the sky and colors of the forest.

In fall, Mother Nature selects her brightest crayons and colors the landscape with blazing reds, yellows, and oranges…a brilliant color palette that you won’t find in many other places.

Winter offers exhilarating cross country skiing and snowshoeing adventures through snow-covered forests, providing a picturesque wonderland. Frost and snow can be a stunning backdrop to most any wildlife or nature photograph.

Watch the Spectacular Northern Lights in Wisconsin

Stargazing in Northern WisconsinAnd if stargazing is your thing, the rural nature of Phelps makes our area an excellent one for watching the night sky.

Look for the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) late at night between 10 pm and 2 am. These spectacular lights can show up any time of year; however, September and March seem to be the best months to see them.

Share Your Northwoods Nature Photography Adventures with Us!
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Nature and Bird Watching in Wisconsin: More Links and Information

Find out more about northwoods nature photography, bird watching, and stargazing:

Bird Watching in Northern Wisconsin

Bird Watching in Phelps, WI

Bird Watching at Kentuck Lake

Bird Watching Vacations in Phelps, WisconsinWisconsin Bird Sounds

Wisconsin Wildlife Habits and Habitats

Nature Photography Tips

Photographing Nature and Landscapes

Stargazing in Wisconsin

Sightseeing in Phelps, Wisconsin