Location: Price County. Forest Road 148 (Smith Rapids Rd) and 144 (Shady Knoll Road) forming a loop off
WIS 70 and Forest Road 535.
Length: 13.0 miles
Surface: Paved and gravel
This 13-mile loop off WIS 70 winds through the scenic
Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Wildlife viewing, forests,
scenic farmland and views of the rambling South Fork of the Flambeau
River enhance the drive. On Forest Road 148, the traveler will pass
through the beautiful Smith Rapids Covered Bridge, which spans the
river, and pass by the adjacent equestrian campground and trails.
The traveler will also encounter the restored historic 1876 logging
dam on Forest Road 535.