The Great Wisconsin Birding and Nature Trail – Lake Superior/Northwoods region features 18 Northern Wisconsin counties and 88 waypoints for birding & wildlife watching. Powell Marsh Wildlife Area The North Lakeland Discovery Center and the were selected as two excellent birding sites along the Lake Superior/Northwoods region of this trail.
The trail officially kicked off its opening in January 2004. The WI DNR Endangered Resource Program has completed a total of five highway-based viewing guides featuring exceptional birding & wildlife watching sites. As of 8/2010, only limited quantities of the Central Sands and Southern Savanna editions were available (order through the WI Dept. of Tourism); all others are out of print.