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SUMMER DAYS JULY 21-23

Attractions • Public ATV campground directly on Wild River Trail. • Hundreds of miles of ATV and snowmobile trails. • Thousands of acres of public access forest land.

• Dozens of clear-water lakes for fishing and recreation. • Namekagon, Totagatic and St. Croix rivers.

Ericson Logging, Inc. Max Ericson Sr. PO Box 278 600 Denninger Dr. Minong, WI 54859 OFFICE:

715-466-4308

FAX:

715-466-5513

www.ericsonlogging.com EMAIL: lumberjackm@ericsonlogging.com

Ericson Trucking, LLC Max Ericson Sr. PO Box 278 600 Denninger Dr. Minong, WI 54859 OFFICE:

715-466-4308

FAX:

715-466-5513

www.ericsonlogging.com EMAIL: lumberjackm@ericsonlogging.com

An Up North Country Casual Place to be.

Shell Lake State Bank 401 5th Ave., Minong, WI

715-466-1061 MEMBER

FDIC NMLS# 405704

A Full Service Branch

www.shelllakestatebank.com

Full Service Menu Homemade Food & Soups Catering On & Off Site Breakfast 7 days a week 715-466-2311

KITCHEN: Sun-Thurs 7:30am-9pm; Fri & Sat 7:30am-10pm BAR: Sunday-Saturday 7:30am-?????

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Washburn County TableofContents Communities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Directory of Advertisers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7‐10 Play: Attractions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11‐14 Play: Trails . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Play: Recreation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16‐21 Explore: Hidden Gems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Emergency Info . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Stay: Lodging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23‐28 Lakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29‐43 Savor: Dining Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44‐46 Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47‐50 Extras. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Relocation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Churches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 A Short Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53‐54

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Getting Here Washburn County is located in beautiful Northwest Wisconsin. Major Highways passing through include Highways 53, 63, 70 and 77. Washburn County is halfway between Duluth/Superior and Eau Claire, making it a convenient location to take a break, explore, grab a bite to eat, or rest for the evening.

AIRPORT: Shell Lake Municipal Airport 715-468-7679

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DISTANCE TO WASHBURN COUNTY Chicago................. 395 miles Duluth/Superior ..... 65 miles Eau Claire ............... 81 miles Green Bay............. 257 miles LaCrosse ............... 165 miles Madison ............... 256 miles Milwaukee............ 324 miles Minneapolis ......... 110 miles

The Washburn County Visitor & Activity Guide was prepared by Washburn County Tourism Association and White Birch Printing, in cooperation with participating businesses and communities. All rights reserved by Washburn County Tourism Assn. We have done our best to provide the most accurate information possible. All details are subject to change. Please let our advertisers know you saw their ad in the Washburn County Visitor Guide.

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Bean Lake Bean Lake

Larson Rd

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Casey Lake Rd

Beaver Lake Rd

Beaver Lake

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Tripp Rd

Leisure Lake Rd

Hendricks Rd

Rosewood Rd

Wildwood Ln

Deer Lake

Cranberry Lake

Springbrook

Spring Lake Rd

Schnagl Rd

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Big Bass Lake Rd

Tower Lake

Jerry Lake

Grass Lake

Earl

Pair O Lakes Rd

Mc Kinley Lake Lincoln Lake

Spring Lake Willer Rd

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Correll Rd

Stumph Rd

Trego

Veazie Rd

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Lucky Lake

Schaub Rd 5th Ave

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Dock Lake

Little Spooner Lake

Spooner Lake

Busch St

Swan Bridge Rd

Loop Rd

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Baker Lake

Slim Lake

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Sand Rd

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Mud Lake

Casper Lake Shell Lake

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Miller Lake Rd

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Big Devil Lake

Miller Lake

Heart Lake Rd

Loyhead Lake

Macrae Lake

Heisterkamp Rd

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On a sunny, summer day, surrounded by some of the best fishing in Northwest Wisconsin, it is easy to see why Birchwood is known as the Bluegill Capital of Wisconsin. In addition to the fishing opportunities, Birchwood is also wellknown for their vast ATV and snowmobile trail systems. Easy trail access to lodging, dining and gas make Birchwood a great entry point for exploring the area trails.

Birchwood

Moody Lake Ripley Lake

Starkey Lake

Little Long Lake Rd

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Sarona is home to Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary, a 500-acre nature reserve, with over 10 miles of hiking trails, including the famous “Bog Trail”. Hunt Hill offers nature programming for the whole family and provides the perfect location to explore the beautiful wildlife habitats of Northwest Wisconsin. Sarona also offers excellent golfing, miles upon miles of ATV trails, and wonderful fishing opportunities.

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Miller Lake

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Lapcinski Rd

Keg Rd

Glendenning Rd

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Kingelm Lake

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Shallow Lake

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Kekegama Lake

Bear Lake

Doolittle County Park

Park St

Monday Lake

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Church Rd

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Lucky Lake

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Harrison Lake

Hilltop Rd

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Spooner Community Memorial Hospital

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Long Lake, which stretches 19 miles and reaches depths of over 70 feet, is known as the Walleye Capital of Wisconsin. Several resorts, bait shops, and restaurants make this a great lake for planning your family’s Northwoods vacation. The clear, spring-fed water keeps visitors coming back to Long Lake year after year, generation after generation.

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Spooner Lake

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Perch Lake Rd

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Imagine a downtown with a sparkling 2,600-acre lake, public beach, park, bandshell, and campground and you Bashaw have the gorgeous town of Shell Lake. Now add a historical museum, woodcarving Shell Lake museum, art gallery, live music and a community theatre, all making Shell Lake the perfect small town to spend time with loved ones taking in the arts and enjoying the beautiful surroundings.

Dilly Lake

10th St

Spooner

Shell Lake

Metcalf Rd

Evergreen Lake

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Dilly Lake Rd

Jellen Rd

Carlton Rd

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Blooming Valley Rd

Cable Lake

Goose Lake

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Bass Lake Rd

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Eclectic shopping, one-of-a-kind festivals, and must-see attractions make Spooner a distinct stop for visitors. Home of the Spooner Rodeo, Jack Pine Savage Days, Jack O’ Lantern Festival, Jack Frost Festival, Spooner Train Ride, WI Canoe Heritage Museum, World’s Largest Musky & Walleye Fish Hatchery, and the Railroad Memories Museum, Spooner offers something fun for everyone all year ‘round.

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Bass Lake

Bass Lake Rd

Whalen Lake

Little Casey Lake

Big Mc Kenzie Lake

Located in both Washburn and Sawyer counties, Stone Lake is a small treasure with a big heart. Stone Lake’s unique shops, incredible restaurants and sparkling lakes welcome visitors throughout the year with their Northwoods hospitality. This is especially evident in the fall when Stone Lake hosts their annual Cranberry Festival with marsh tours, arts & craft vendors, krate box derby, parade, and delicious cranberry treats.

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Sunfish Lake

Wakefield Rd

Casey Lake

Say Hi Rd

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Flowing through town, the Namekagon River (part of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway) provides 252 miles of tubing, canoeing, and kayaking fun. Rentals and shuttle service are available in Trego. In addition to the water fun, Trego is in the heart of the vast ATV and snowmobile trail system. Riders have access to everything in Trego, including trails that connect to hundreds of miles of state-funded, groomed trails.

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Located between Trego and Hayward, Earl & Springbrook are great destinations for outdoor enthusiasts. Paddlers and floaters alike will be drawn to the area as the Namekagon River, part of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, flows through both communities. Tubes, canoes, and kayak rentals, as well as shuttle services, are available in Springbrook.

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Mclain Lake

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Chicog Lake

Cloverleaf Lake

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Bass Lake Park

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Chicog Lake Rd

Thompson Bridge Rd

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u Hoofbeat Ridge Ranch

715-939-0205 . . . . . . . . 13,41 u Hunt Hill 715-635-6543 . . . . . . . . . . 19 u Minong Center, LLC 715-466-1017 . . . . . . . . . . . 2 u Museum of Woodcarving 715-468-7100 . . . . . . . . . . 11 u Potters Shed 715-468-4122 . . . . . . . . . . 21 u Railroad Memories Museum 715-635-3325 . . . . . . . . . . 12 u Shell Lake Arts Center 715-468-2414 . . . . . . . . . . 43 u Savage Dash 715-635-2168 . . . . . . . . . . . 9 u Spooner Farmers Market .......................7 u Spooner Rodeo 800-367-3306 . . . . . . . . . . 10 u Stone Lake Cranberry Festival 715-865-3378 . . . . . . . . . . . 7 u Washburn County Fair 715-635-2169 . . . . . . . . . . . 7 u Wilderness Walk 715-634-2893 . . . . . . . . . . 14 u WI Great Northern Train Ride 715-635-3200 . . . . . . . . . . 28 u Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum 715-635-5002 . . . . . . . . . . 12

u Fred Thomas Resort 715-354-3761 . . . . . . . . . . 35 u Jim Stroede Guide Service 715-520-7043 . . . . . . . . . . 31 u Lincolnwood Resort 715-354-3533 . . . . . . . . . . 37 u Long Lake Bait & Tackle 715-635-3260 . . . . . . . . . . 31 u Long Lake Chamber 715-635-3260 . . . . . . . . . . 38 u Pioneer on Long Lake Resort 715-354-3500 . . . . . . . . . . 39 u Placid Bay Resort 715-234-1122 . . . . . . . . . . 31 u Prop's 715-354-3515 . . . . . . . . . . 39 u Red Cedar Springs Resort 715-234-7854 . . . . . . . . . . 36 u Schatzi's Resort 715-466-4095 . . . . . . . . . . 31 u Shell Lake Chamber 715-468-4340. . . . . . . . 42-43 u Stone Lake Bait & Tackle 715-865-4665 . . . . . . . . . . 40 u Stone Lake Chamber 715-865-0055. . . . . . . . 40-41 u Sunset Resort 715-354-3203 . . . . . . . . . . 37 u Wascott Tourism & Development Association 715-466-2805 . . . . . . . . . . 33

LODGING RECREATION & TRAILS

u AAA Sports Shop

u Antler Inn/ See Ad Page

715-635-3011 . . . . . . . . . . 19

u Black Bear Golf & Tennis

715-466-2314 . . . . . . . . . . 20 u Butternut Hills Golf Course 715-635-8563 . . . . . . . . . . 20 u Hoofbeat Ridge Ranch 715-939-0205 . . . . . . . . 13,41 u Jack’s Canoe & Campground 715-635-3300 . . . . . . . . . . 16 u Log Cabin Resort & Campground 715-635-2959 . . . . . . . . . . 18 u Main Store, The 715-259-3311 . . . . . . . . . . 17 u Rolling Hills Snowmobile Club 715-635-4900 . . . . . . . . . . 16 u Saw This 715-635-7337 . . . . . . . . . . 17 u Spooner Golf Club 715-635-3580 . . . . . . . . . . 21 u Sportsmens Headquarters 715-466-2171 . . . . . . . . . . . 3 u Wild River Sport & Marine 715-635-5299 . . . . . . . . . . 19

LAKES

u Badger Docks

See Ad Page

715-635-3220 . . . . . . . . . . 33

u Bay Vue Resort

715-354-3771 . . . . . . . . . . 35

u Birchwood Chamber

715-354-5734 . . . . . . . . . . 34

u Rainbow Bay Resort 715-635-2390 . . . . . . . . . . 24 u Red Barn Campground 715-468-2575 . . . . . . . . . . 23 u Rest EZ Campground 715-829-3100 . . . . . . . . . . 24 u Rolling Thunder RV/ Campground 715-635-6565 . . . . . . . . . . 24 u Rosenthal's 715-259-3363 . . . . . . . . . . 27 u Sam's Place 715-635-9677 . . . . . . . . . . 36 u Shady Beach Resort 715-259-3501 . . . . . . . . . . 24 u Shell Lake Municipal Campground 715-468-7679 . . . . . . . . . . 23 u Stout's Island Lodge 715-354-3646 . . . . . . . . . . 24 u Vee's 715-865-4545 . . . . . . . . . . 24 u Wild River Trail Inn 715-466-2384 . . . . . . . . . . . 2

DINING u A&W

See Ad Page

715-466-5929 . . . . . . . . . . 45

u Black Bear Pub & Grille

715-865-6565 . . . . . . . . . . 45

u Chicog Pub

715-466-4776 . . . . . . . . . . 46

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Safari Whitetail Resort 715-466-5333 . . . . . . . . . . 25 u Bashaw Lake Resort 262-391-6817 . . . . . . . . . . 24 u Bay Park Resort and Campground 715-635-2840 . . . . . . . . . . 55 u Best Western 715-635-9770 . . . . . . . . . . 24 u Big Chetac Resort - Janetski's 715-354-3865 . . . . . . . . . . 36 u Camp Namekagon RV Park 715-766-2277 . . . . . . . . . . 17 u Cobblestone B&B 715-354-3494 . . . . . . . . . . 25 u Green Acres Motel 715-635-2177 . . . . . . . . . . 24 u Heartwood Conference Center & Retreat 715-466-6300 . . . . . . . . . . 25 u Highland Park RV & Resort 715-635-2462 . . . . . . . . . . 26 u Inn Town Motel 715-635-3529 . . . . . . . . . . 24 u Kimball Lake Resort 715-466-2413 . . . . . . . . . . . 2 u Maple Terrace Resort 715-354-3842 . . . . . . . . . . 35 u Moonlight Bay Resort 715-635-2666 . . . . . . . . . . 25 u Northwest Lodging 715-635-3535 . . . . . . . . . . 24 u Northwinds Resort and Bar 715-635-8089 . . . . . . . . . . 29 u Pine Harbor Resort 715-635-3561 . . . . . . . . . . 26

u DC’s Victory Lane

715-466-5778 . . . . . . . . . . 45

u Dock Coffee, The

715-635-1919 . . . . . . . . . . 48

u Hub's Riverbend

715-939-1250 . . . . . . . . . . 46

u Klopp's

715-468-7457 . . . . . . . . . . 42

u Lake View Bar & Grill

715-731-0080 . . . . . . . . . . 43

u Longbranch Smokehouse &

Grill 715-466-2311 . . . . . . . . . . . 3 u Maries Hideaway 715-865-5082 . . . . . . . . . . 40 u McKenzie Landing 715-635-2520 . . . . . . . . . . 44 u Pair O' Lakes 715-635-2812 . . . . . . . . . . 46 u Peggy's Place 715-468-7427 . . . . . . . . . . 43 u Pine Brook Farm 715-635-4511 . . . . . . . . . . 44 u Reel ‘Em Inn, The 715-354-3700 . . . . . . . . . . 46 u River Street Family Restaurant 715-635-2222 . . . . . . . . . . 46 u Roost, The 715-635-8921 . . . . . . . . . . 46 u Spider Lake Saloon & Resort 715-354-3723 . . . . . . . . . . 45 u Spooner Family Restaurant 715-635-3565 . . . . . . . . . . 46 u Stone Lake Cranberry Cafe 715-865-2025 . . . . . . . . . . 40 u Stone Lake Pub 715-865-2141 . . . . . . . . . . 40

u Thru the Woods Cafe 715-468-2969 . . . . . . . . . . 43 u Tony's Riverside 715-635-8636 . . . . . . . . . . 46 u Tracks Restaurant & Bar 715-635-3399 . . . . . . . . . . 46 u Uncle Mike's Bar & Grill 715-635-9042 . . . . . . . . . . 45 u Wendy's Place 715-466-4334 . . . . . . . . . . 46

SHOPPING

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u Bashaw Valley Greenhouse

715-468-2591 . . . . . . . . . . 42 u Brickyard Pottery & Glassworks 715-468-7341 . . . . . . . . . . 50 u Dahl's Home Store/ General Store 715-635-2927 . . . . . . . . . . 49 u Infinite Vapor 715-939-1290 . . . . . . . . . . 50 u Jean's Antiques 715-468-7035 . . . . . . . . . . 43 u Lakes Community Co-op 715-865-6989 . . . . . . . . . . 41 u Last Frontier, The 715-865-3302 . . . . . . . . . . 41 u Louie's Finer Meats 715-822-4728 . . . . . . . . . . 50 u Miller's Cheese House 715-234-4144 . . . . . . . . . . 50 u Monday Flea Market 715-634-4791 . . . . . . . . . . 50 u My Favorite Things 715-468-2899 . . . . . . . . . . 42 u North Crossing Foods 715-635-0084 . . . . . . . . . . 46 u Northwind Book & Fiber 715-635-6811 . . . . . . . . . . 48 u Northwoods Hardware Hank 715-635-7366 . . . . . . . . . . 47 u Red Cross Pharmacy 715-635-2117 . . . . . . . . . . 49 u Red Schoolhouse Wines 715-865-5038 . . . . . . . . . . 41 u Schmitz's Economart 715-635-2836 . . . . . . . . . . 47 u Spooner Bake Shoppe 715-635-2643 . . . . . . . . . . 49 u Spooner General Store 715-635-6487 . . . . . . . . . . 48 u Thimbles Quilt 715-635-6040 . . . . . . . . . . 48 u ThistleBee Candles & Gifts 715-635-4360 . . . . . . . . . . 48 u Vitamin Source, The 715-635-9791 . . . . . . . . . . 48 u Yellow River Gardens 715-635-7995 . . . . . . . . . . 47

A SHORT DRIVE

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u Burnett Co. Tourism

800-788-3164 . . . . . . . . . . 54

u Clover Meadow Winery/

White Wolf Distillery 715-468-4224 . . . . . . . . . . 53 u Engstrom's Siding & Window 715-349-5887 . . . . . . . . . . 53 u Forts Folle Avoine 715-866-8890 . . . . . . . . . . 54

u Fox Run Golf Course 715-866-7953 . . . . . . . . . . 54

u Grantsburg Watercross

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14 u Jack Frost Fest, Spooner. 21-22 DNR Free Ice Fishing Weekend.

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u Spooner-Trego Lions Club Ice Fishing Contest, Spooner Lake, Spooner. u American Birkebeiner, Hayward. u 2nd Annual Town Sledding Party, Stone Lake. u Webb Lake St. Patrick’s Day Parade. u Annual New Ventures Gardening Seminar, Northwood School, Minong.

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u Jack Pine Savage Days, Spooner. u Kids Savage Dash, Spooner. u Savage Dash 5K Mud Run/Obstacle Course, Spooner. u Railroad Memories Museum, Super Brat & Hot Dog

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u Band on the Barge, Long Lake. u Stone Lake Pub Summer Soaker. u Bingo on the Patio, Red Schoolhouse Wines, Stone Lake. u Woodcrafters in Birchwood. u Vintage Car Show, Crafts & Antique Fair, Stone Lake. u Cakes at the Lake, Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary,

Sarona. 15 u Twilight Garden Tour, Spooner Agricultural Research Station. 25-27 u Upper Great Lake Regional Canoe Assembly, Shell Lake.

u Spooner-Trego Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt, Spooner. u Easter Egg Hunt, Shell Lake.

MAY 2017

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Wisconsin Fishing Opener.

SEPTEMBER 2017

u Prairie Fling, Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary, Sarona. u Saw This Demo Day, Spooner. u 5k Foot Pursuit, Spooner. u Stone Lake Lions Fish Fry, Lions Hall. u Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Day & Wooden Boat and Canoe Show, Wisconsin

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u Family Fishing Festival, Veterans Memorial Park, Spooner. u Family Festival, Washburn County Fairgrounds, Spooner. u Stone Lake Community Garage Sales. u “A Night at the Museum” Greeters Wine Social, Stone Lake Historical

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Museum. 10 u Tri County Dairy Breakfast, Washburn County Fairgrounds, Spooner. 10 u Cakes at the Lake, Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary, Sarona. 17 u Stone Lake Craft Fair, Downtown Stone Lake. 17 u Spooner Railroad Day, Railroad Memories Museum, Spooner. 22-25 u Musky Festival, Hayward. 22 u Ladies Nite, Stone Lake. 24 u Cakes at the Lake, Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary, Sarona. 26 u Birchwood Garden Tour.

18 u Hunters’ Chili Feed, Stone Lake. 23 u Tozer Turkey Trot, Spooner. 18-19 u Santa’s Pizza Party Train Ride, Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad, Spooner. 24-25 u Holiday Open House, Brickyard Pottery. 25-26 u Santa’s Pizza Party Train Ride, Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad, Spooner.

u Shell Lake Fine Arts Festival, Downtown Park, Shell Lake. u Shell Lake Art Festival Sailboat Regatta, Shell Lake. u Stone Lake Boat Parade, Big Stone Lake. u Stone Lake Independence Day Celebration, Lions Park. u 64th Annual Heart of the North Rodeo, Washburn County

Fairgrounds, Spooner. 7-8 u Railroad Memories Museum, Super Brat & Hot Dog Feed, Centennial Park, Spooner. u Stone Lake Historical Society Pie & Ice Cream Social. 9 12 u Bingo on the Patio, Red Schoolhouse Wines, Stone Lake. 14-16 u Bluegill Festival, Birchwood. 15 u Cakes at the Lake, Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary, Sarona. 20-22 u Lumberjack World Championships, Hayward. 21-23 u Minong Summer Days. 22 u Shell Lake Triathlon, Downtown Shell Lake. 26 u Bingo on the Patio, Red Schoolhouse Wines, Stone Lake. 27-30 u Washburn County Fair, Washburn County Fairgrounds, Spooner.

u 39th Annual Stone Lake Cranberry Festival. u Jack O Lantern Festival, Spooner. u 5k Zombie Run, Spooner. u Children’s Halloween Party, Lions Hall, Stone Lake. u Haunted House, Spooner Police Station.

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Stand‐Up Comedy Stone Lake Music Night

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Lakeside Pavilion Concerts Shell Lake Farmer’s Market Spooner Farmer’s Market Stone Lake Farmer’s Market Music at the Shed Music on the Patio Monday Flea Market Tap Takeover

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Jack Pine Savage Days

Town & Country Days

Stone Lake Cranberry Festival

August 4‐6, 2017 www.jackpinesavagedays.com

September 1‐3, 2017 www.shelllake.org

October 7, 2017 www.stonelakecranberryfestival.com

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WI Great Northern Train Ride N6639 Dilly Lake Rd. SEE AD PAGE Trego, WI 54888 28 715-635-3200 www.spoonertrainride.com A scenic train ride aboard a historic excursion train along the Namekagon River. Specialty trains include Bed & Breakfast train, Family Pizza Train, Elegant Dinner Train, Santa’s Pizza Party Train and more. Hours: Open year round; Check website for train schedule

Spooner Fish Hatchery 951 West Maple Street Spooner, WI 54888 715-635-4147 www.spoonerhatchery.com See hatchery incubation in glass viewing tanks, learn how to tell the age of a fish and what lures to use to catch one and more at the Governor Tommy Thompson State Fish Hatchery. Hours: Visitor Center open weekdays 8‐4; Guided tours Tuesdays & Fridays (May‐Labor Day) at 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. or by appointment

Clover Meadow Winery & White Wolf Distillery 23396 Thompson Road Shell Lake, WI 54871 SEE AD PAGE 715-468-4224 www.cmwinery.com

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The only certified organic winery in the Midwest! Specializing in Wisconsin wines, Clover Meadow focuses on wines made from Northern Wisconsin grown fruit, grapes, and botanicals. Tours and wine tastings are available. Hours: Summer (May‐ October) Thursday‐Sat 12‐6 p.m., Sunday 12‐5 p.m., Mon‐Wed by appointment; Winter (November‐April), Sat and Sunday 12‐5 p.m.

Northern Wisconsin Veterans Cemetery N4063 Veterans Way Spooner, WI 54801 715-635-5360 http://dva.state.wi.us/Cem-Northern.asp

Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery provides a final resting place for veterans and creates a lasting memorial to their achievements and sacrifices. Hours: Daily Sunrise to Sunset; Office: Monday‐Friday 7:30 a.m.‐4 p.m.

715-468-7100 539 Hwy 63 North · Shell Lake, WI 54871

Spooner Veterans Memorial Highway 63 Spooner, WI 54801 800-367-3306 Located in Waterfront Park on the south side of Spooner. Memorial to over 3,400 Spooner area veterans.

Historical & Museums Museum of Woodcarving 539 Highway 63 Shell Lake, WI 54871 715-468-7100

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The Museum of Woodcarving is home to 100 life-sized biblical carvings and 400 miniatures carved by Joseph Barta. The museum is also the home of the internationally renowned life-sized replica of “The Last Supper” which took more than four years to complete. Hours: May 1 through late October, 9 a.m.‐6 p.m.

Birchwood Area Log Museum Main Street Birchwood, WI 54817 800-367-3306 The museum houses a handcarved replica of an entire logging camp operation at the turn of the century, logging camp artifacts, taped interviews of early settlers and more. Visit www.washburncounty.org for current hours

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Stone Lake Historical Museum 6064 Stone Lake Road Stone Lake, WI 54876 715-865-4940 www.stonelakeareahistoricalsociety.com

Housing many artifacts from Stone Lake’s history, the museum includes a 1913 Soo Line Railroad Caboose where visitors can go inside and even climb up into the cupola, a 1926 Town Hall, the original Soo Line depot and Station Agent’s area. Hours: Memorial Day weekend – the first Saturday in October, Fri‐Sun Noon‐4 p.m.

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Railroad Memories Museum 424 N Front Street Spooner, WI 54801 715-635-3325 715-635-6321

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13 rooms of railroad memorabilia including videos, model trains, an 8x12 foot scale diorama of the Spooner yard and complex, tools, equipment, track vehicles, station signs, rare uniforms, and more. The museum is located in the former Chicago & Northwestern Railway Depot. Hours: Memorial Day weekend‐Labor Day weekend, Tue‐Sat 10 a.m.‐5 p.m. (last tour 4 p.m.), Sundays 10 a.m.‐4 p.m. (last tour 3 p.m.)

8500 County Road U Danbury, WI 54830 715-866-8890 www.theforts.org

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Forts Folle Avoine is a living historical site with fur trade posts reconstructed at the actual site known to be active from 1802 to 1805. Traditionally dressed interpreters provide guided tours of the fur trade posts & Ojibwe village. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Hours: Memorial Day‐Labor Day, Wed‐Sun 10 a.m.‐4 p.m.; Check website for off‐season hours

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312 North Front St. Spooner, WI 54801 715-635-5002 (exhibit hall) 715-635-2479 (office)

www.wisconsincanoeheritagemuseum.org

Continuously changing displays of canoes from the golden age of North American canoeing. The building traditions of the eastern seaboard, the mid-west, and Canada are all represented, providing the museum visitor a fascinating opportunity to experience the evolution of canoe design. Hours: Memorial Day to Labor Day, Wed‐Sat, 10 a.m.‐4 p.m., Sun & Holidays 11 a.m.‐3 p.m.; September Sat 10 a.m.‐4 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.‐ 3 p.m. or by appt.

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Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary N2384 Hunt Hill Rd. Sarona, WI 54870 SEE AD PAGE 715-635-6543 19 www.hunthill.org Nature sanctuary, open to the public, covering over 500 acres of forests, meadows, and glacial lakes that are home to wildlife and rare Wisconsin plant life. A variety of hands-on programs teach visitors about geology, plant life, and wildlife. Over 10 miles of hiking trails, including the incredible “Bog Trail.” Hours: Trails open daily sunrise to sunset; visit the website for programs

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Beaverbrook Wildlife Area & Artesian Well Spooner, WI 54801 800-367-3306 A 1,964 acre wildlife area located southeast of Spooner, Beaver Brook is an excellent area for wildlife enthusiasts to explore. Remnants of old homesteads and a logging camp built in 1870 are still visible at the mouth of Beaver Brook. An artesian well is located north of County B (between 53 and 253) and provides excellent drinking water.

Spooner Ag Research Station Teaching & Display Garden N5264 Orchard Lane Spooner, WI 54801 715-635-3506 One acre, All American Selections Winner, display garden includes landscaped perennial and annual display gardens, an enabling garden, themed vegetable gardens and displays of small fruits, grapes and fruit trees. Hours: Open for self‐guided tours during daylight hours Monday thru Saturday, mid May through September.

Arts The Potter’s Shed 260 Industrial Blvd. SEE AD Shell Lake, WI 54871 PAGE 21 715-468-4122 www.thepottersshed.com Build your own mosaics, paint your own pottery, Music at the Shed concert series, Art Gallery, Coffee Shop & Café. Hours: Varies by season, visit website for current hours

Shell Lake Arts Center 802 First Street Shell Lake, WI 54871 715-468-2414

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www.shelllakeartscenter.org

Wilderness Walk Zoo & Western Town 9503 N State Rd. 27 Hayward, WI 54843 715-634-2893

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wildernesswalkhaywardwi.com 300+ Wild, Exotic, Farm Animals and Birds. Includes an animal nursery, western town, walking trails, feed the deer, pet the baby animals, gold panning, mystery house, and much more. Hours: Mid‐May through Labor Day, Daily from 10 a.m.‐4:30 p.m.

Home of the oldest continuous running jazz camp in the nation. Offers a variety of programs for youth and adults. Be sure to check out the summer concert series! Hours: Varies by season, visit website for upcoming events and camps

Theatre in the Woods 605 First Street Shell Lake, WI 54871 715-468-4387 www.titw.org Theatre in the Woods offers plays, musicals, and concerts throughout the year at the Erika Quam Memorial Theatre. Hours: Varies by season, visit website for upcoming events

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Hit the Beach:

Farm Fresh:

BEACHES:

FARMERS’ MARKETS:

Birchwood ‐ Doolittle Park Minong ‐ Totogatic Park Shell Lake ‐ Shell Lake Beach

Shell Lake ‐ June thru Oct., Fri. 2 pm‐6 pm Spooner ‐ Mid‐June thru Mid‐Oct., Sat. 8 am‐1 pm

The Burch Barn

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Hoofbeat Ridge Ranch

N7470 Log Cabin Dr. • Trego, WI 54888 715‐635‐2959

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Bashaw Valley Farm & Greenhouse 715‐468‐2591

Berry Bucket ‐ 715‐635‐4530 Melton’s Blues ‐ 715‐520‐2303

Pet Friendly: PARKS:

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Spooner Dog Park ‐

Inflatable waterslide, bounce house with slide, zorb ball track and splash pad

Intersection of Roundhouse Road and Hazel Street

Coming Soon: Jack Link’s Aquatic & Activity Center

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Guided Horseback Rides

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ICE SKATING: Birchwood ‐ Village Hall Spooner ‐ College St. Park Trego ‐ Town Hall

KIDS’ FISHING AREAS: Minong Kids’ Pond ‐

N10884 Hoinville Rd Trego, WI 54888 715‐466‐6300

TENNIS COURTS:

300+ Wild, Exotic, Farm Animals and Birds Animal Nursery • Western Town • Gift Shops Food • Picnic Area • Eat at the Café Playground • Walking Trails • Feed the Deer Pet the Baby Animals • Pan for Gold Tour the Mystery House • Conquer the Maze Bring Your Camera • Stroll thru the Woods Handicap accessible walking trails are natural gravel, sand or grass

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Gull Lake

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Casey Lake Rd

Town Hall Rd

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Say Hi Rd

Trego River

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Rigler Lake Bass Lake Big Bass Lake Rd Tower Lake

Jerry Lake

Grass Lake

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Mud Lake

Fairview Rd

Loon Lake

Bass Lake Bass Lake Rd

Whalen Lake

Correll Rd

Rappy Lake

Lincoln Lake Rd

Dunn Lake

North Rd

Schnagl Rd

Spring Lake Rd

Sunfish Lake Rd

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Timberlane Rd

Fire Lane Rd

Deer Hollow

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Lucky Lake

Yellow River

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Moody Lake Rd

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Shell Lake Sand Rd

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Big Devil Lake

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Miller Lake Rd

Heart Lake

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Shallow Lake

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Slim Lake

Harmon Lake

Leesome Lake

Beaver Brook

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Strabel Rd

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Perch Lake Rd

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Dilly Lake

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Dock Lake

Jellen Rd

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Cable Lake

Goose Lake

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Crystal Mountain Rd

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NAMEKAGON RIVER: Over 150 miles of Washburn County’s trail system maintained by Rolling Hills Snowmobile & ATV Club.

FOR TRAIL CONDITIONS: www.washburncounty.org/tourism

Remember…Riding the trails is a privilege, not a right! Help us keep our trails by respecting the land and the other riders you meet along the way.

For more information on Rolling Hills, visit

www.rollinghillssnowmobileandatv.com

A northern tributary to the St. Croix River, the Namekagon is a 95‐mile long river protected under the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway. Most of the Namekagon is undeveloped, offering a genuine wilderness experience to kayak/canoe/tube enthusiasts. The riverbanks are abundant with deer, muskrat, beaver, turtles and blue herons, while overhead, eagle and osprey can often be seen. It is classified as a Class I‐II rapids. Campsites are numerous along the Namekagon, many of which can only be accessed from the water. Stop into the Namekagon Visitor Center, operated by the National Park Service, to learn more about this true treasure.

TOTOGATIC RIVER: The Totogatic, dedicated in 2009 as a Wild River, is a beautiful, undeveloped river crossing the northern portion of Washburn County. The Totogatic River flows from Bayfield County all the way to Burnett County where it meets up with the Namekagon River, a tributary of the St. Croix River. Most of the river is wild and remote, making this river a beautiful path for canoe and kayak enthusiasts. However, some areas are dangerous and not recommended for paddling, please check with area experts prior to paddling the river.

YELLOW RIVER: The Yellow River was called the “River Juane” by early French explorers because of the bright yellow sand on the bottom of Yellow Lake, through which it flows. There is excellent canoeing/kayaking on the Yellow River as it flows out of Spooner Lake in Washburn County, into Burnett County, where it joins the St. Croix River in Danbury. It offers a slow‐to‐moderate current and a few gentle rapids. Access to the Yellow River is available at numerous road crossings and public landings. Wildlife, including the White‐Tailed deer and numerous varieties of waterfowl, are abundant along its shores. photo: Karri Burke

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• Nearly 1,000 lakes including the Walleye & Bluegill Capitals of Wisconsin • List of lakes, fish and public access is available on page 30 • Boat rentals are on page 17

• 100+ miles of scenic trails • National Park Service trails along the picturesque Namekagon River • Enjoy premier hiking at Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary

GEOCACHE: • 200 Caches available throughout the county • Check out the cache at the Visitor Center

Horseback ride: • Dugan Run offers 30 miles of equestrian trails and camping • Guided horseback rides are a great way to enjoy a day, see ad page 13

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• 84 km of groomed ski trails • Hundreds of miles of scenic snowshoe trails

Golf: • Spectacular Northwoods’ courses featuring 9 or 18 holes • Seasonal & Twilight golf rates available

photo: Hoofbeat Ridge Ranch

CANOE/KAYAK/TUBE: • Namekagon River, part of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway • Rentals & Shuttle Services available • Primitive Canoe Portage Routes located near Birchwood • Totogatic & Yellow Rivers offer an experienced paddling opportunity

photo: James Netz

photo: James Netz

Bike: • 30+ miles of mountain bike trails • 11 miles of groomed winter fat bike trails • Quiet, country roads make great road bike routes

Cross Country SKI & SNOWSHOE

photo: Jay R.

100+ connecting miles Check out the ATV Scenic Tour Trail access to lodging, dining and gas Open late spring‐fall; check website for trail conditions

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Washburn Co. is home to over 900 lakes, the 3rd Most in the State of Wisconsin!

Did You Know Hunt: • Over 100,000 acres of county land offer a variety of hunting opportunities • Plat books are available at the Visitor Center for purchase

Ice Fishing: • Nearly 1,000 lakes offer excellent ice fishing opportunities • Lakefront lodging available • Fishing reports posted online at washburncounty.org

Fishing • Hunting • Archery • Live Bait Guns (buy-sell-trade) • Daka Docks Pontoon/Boat Rental Full Line Sport Shop and More! Open 6:00 a.m. 7 Days a week • Rick & Barb Anderson Owners N5765 Bear Path lane, Spooner, WI • 715.635.3011 aaasportshop@centurytel.net • tripleasportshop.com

• Open to the Public • Interactive Environmental Programs • Day Camps for Youth • Adult Language Camps • Hike through Bogs, Forest, Prairie and along Glacial Lakes

Snowmobile: • 240+ miles of trails • Easy access to lodging, dining and gas • Up‐to‐date trail conditions at washburncounty.org

photo: James Netz

Stand Up Paddleboard:

photo: James Netz

photo: James Netz Photography

• Stand‐up paddleboarding‐ a great combination of sightseeing, recreation and fitness • SUP Rentals available, see page 17

photo: Aaron Arf

photo: James Netz

Exploring the area is a great way to get the kids outside on a trail, learning about historical sites, or just having some good old fashioned family time. Some of the fun activities included in the Kids’ Scavenger Hunt are swimming at a local beach, identifying native animals, visiting a museum, taking some laps on the go-cart track and even stopping in to the Washburn County Visitor Center. Be sure to grab your copy of the Kids’ Scavenger Hunt brochure and head out to make some memories while you’re in the area. The best part, once your kiddos have completed five of the fun activities, you can bring them back to the visitor center to pick up their prize!

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Golf Course Directory: Black Bear Golf Course

7677 Nancy Lake Rd. • Minong, WI 54859 715‐466‐2314 www.blackbeargolf.com Holes: 18 Par: 72

Butternut Hills Golf Course N2981 Golf Rd. • Sarona, WI 54870 715‐635‐8563 www.butternuthillsgolf.com Holes: 18 Par: 70

Fox Run Golf Course Holes: 18 Par: 70

27536 State Rd. 35 • Webster, WI 54893 715‐866‐7953 www.foxrungolf.net

Golf Road on Long Lake • 715-635-8563

Holes: Two 9 hole courses Par: 27

www.butternuthillsgolf.com

Gordon Pines Golf Course

Features fabulous rolling fairways and challenging greens. This course offers an enjoyable golf experience for all players regardless of skill level.

GREEN FEES • Available upon request ~ Marshall House Club, Pub & Eatery ~ Friday Night Fish Fry Find us on Facebook! Butternut Hills Golf

6809 E. Firehill Rd. • Gordon, WI 54838 715‐376‐4653 www.gordonpinesgolfcourse.com Holes: 9 Par: 36

Spooner Golf Club W6120 Cty Hwy H • Spooner, WI 54801 715‐635‐3580 toll free: 888‐635‐3580 www.spoonergolf.com Holes: 18 Par: 71

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• Home of 1/2 Price Sundays - Play any Friday or Saturday and receive a coupon for 1/2 OFF your greens fee the immedately following Sunday (Monday on Holiday weeks)! • Low Senior and Twilight Rates throughout the season Follow us on Facebook • PGA Certified Professional Instruction www.facebook.com/spoonergolf • Dynamic Golf Shop with the biggest names in golf • Driving Range and Practice Area

New Roost Restaurant at SGC - Fish Fries every Friday Night Happy Hour Specials CALL TOLL FREE OR LOCAL

LOCATED 1 MILE EAST OF HWY 53 ON COUNTY HWY H

(888)635-3580 Check out our NEW Interactive Website with Online Tee Times and (715)635-3580 Special Offers at www.spoonergolf.com

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Fat bike trails bring winter fun It hasn’t taken long for fat biking to become one of the premier sports in the area. The Wild Cat Mountain Bike Trail offers eleven miles of groomed fat bike riding opportunities during the winter months. Using a specially designed groomer created by a local bike enthusiast, the Wild Cat trail is expertly groomed throughout the winter season. Winter is undeniably the best time to ride a fat bike and offers a unique experience to explore the thousands of acres of county land that the Wild Cat trails wind through. If you don’t have your own fat bike yet and want to give it a try, rentals are available at Saw This in Spooner. Be sure to visit washburncounty.org to download your Wild Cat Mountain Bike Trail Map or visit the Washburn County Information Center. See photo: James Netz you on the trails!


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EMERGENCY: Dial 911 NON‐EMERGENCY: Washburn County Sheriff: 715‐468‐4700 Birchwood Police Dept.: 715‐354‐3444 Minong Police Dept.: 715‐466‐2266 Shell Lake Police Dept.: 715‐468‐7640 Spooner Police Dept.: 715‐635‐3527

Emergency Numbers National Park Service: 715‐635‐8346 DNR: 715‐635‐2101 To sign up for CodeRED© Emergency Alerts, please visit www.co.washburn.wi.us and click on “CodeRED”


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Public Campgrounds in Washburn County

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u Doolittle Park

General Info: (800) 367-3306 / Reservations: (715) 354-3300 Located in Birchwood on Birch Lake; Swimming beach; Playground

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General Info: (800) 367-3306 Located between Spooner and Stone Lake on Dugan Lake Road; Ample parking; 32 miles of horse trails

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General Info: (800) 367-3306 Located between Spooner and Stone Lake on Harmon Lake Road; Ample parking; 32 miles of horse trails

General Info: (800) 367-3306 Located on the Namekagon River in Earl; River access

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Settle into a cozy bed & breakfast. Set up camp at a family Lodging campground. Rest your head at an area hotel. Or, enjoy the quiet of a peaceful lakefront resort. Whether you are just passing through or are planning a week-long getaway with your family, Washburn County has plenty of lodging options to accommodate your needs. Experience true Northern hospitality when you stay at one of our area establishments, surrounded by the sights and sounds of the Northwoods of Wisconsin.

General Info: (800) 367-3306 / Reservations: (715) 466-5000 Located in Minong along the Wild Rivers Trail; ATV Trail access

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General Info: (800) 367-3306 / Reservations: (715) 468-7846 or (715) 468-7679 Located on Shell Lake; ATV trail access; public swimming beach; playground; boat ramp; courtesy dock; fish cleaning station

General Info: (800) 367-3306 / Reservations: (715) 635-4490 Located on the Minong Flowage; ATV trail access; public swimming beach; boat ramp & dock; playground; fish cleaning station

General Info: (800) 367-3306 / Reservations: (715) 635-6075 Located in Trego near the Namekagon River; ATV trail access; pavilion

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General Info: (800) 367-3306 / Reservations: (715) 635-4490 Located north of Birchwood on Birchwood Fire Lane; Canoe Portage system through a series of glacial lakes

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W6820 COUNTY HWY B • SHELL LAKE, WI 54871

715-468-2575 www.redbarncampground.com dottyswan@yahoo.com

• 225 Acres with animals and hiking trails • 65 Wilderness to full hook-up sites; daily & seasonal; wireless internet access • Playground, mini golf, ‘pick’ a fresh egg • Barn loft recreation for basketball, ping-pong, pool table, barn/square dancing groups welcome! • 2 Blocks to Shell Lake, access to ATV trails

www.ShellLake.org

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STAY Lodging

photo: James Netz

photo: James Netz

Best Rates in Town!

Guaranteed a clean, comfortable room every time.

801 N. River St. (on Hwy 63) Spooner, WI 54801

REST EZ CAMPGROUND 715-635-6565 Brian & Juli Croteau W3833 Cty. Hwy. B • Sarona, WI 54870

W6508 Hwy 77 Minong,WI 54859 Call for Reservations: 715-829-3100 www.restezcampground.com

www.inntownmotel.com

INN TOWN MOTEL A Motel For All Seasons

Reservations:

1-800-652-1422

715.354.3646 Stout’s Island Lodge is a haven for recharging, unwinding, and reconnecting. It is a magical place where modern comfort meets timeless elegance. Stay overnight in a historic lodge room or a more modern cabin room. Open May through October.

On Lower McKenzie Lake in the Lower Namekagon River Valley

PRIVATE CABIN RENTALS A good place to fish, birdwatch or simply relax

(715) 259-3581 W9330 Lakewood Road • Spooner, WI 54801

2799 27th St. • Birchwood, WI • info@stoutsislandlodge.com

Bashaw Lake Resort 3215 Lakeview Church Rd. Shell Lake, WI 54871 For reservations: 262-391-6817 dlcwm@netscape.net www.bashawlakeresort.com

• Cabins & RV Campsites • Fishing, Boating, Playground

’S MUSKY BLVD VEE RESORT & CAMPGROUND COTTAGES · SEASONAL RV SITES · ATV TRAIL 4547N Sissabagama Rd., Stone Lake, WI 54876 715.865.4545 · Gene & Sandy Veenendall · www.VeesMuskyResort.net

(715) 635-3535 N4848 Hwy 253, Spooner, WI Full Kitchenettes - Pet Friendly Room Fire Pit & Grills - Rec Area - Trailer Parking ATV/Snowmobile Trail Access Highest Rated Motel in Spooner!

northwestlodging.net On Spooner’s South End On ATV/Snowmobile Trail Clean • Quiet • Free Wi-Fi

N4809 Hwy 63 Spooner, WI 54801

715.635.2177 SpoonerGreenAcresMotel.com

Spooner Riverplace

There’s here’’s plenty to do in Northern There’ there’s Wisconsin onsin and there’ ’s always a special welcome waiting for you at the Western Best st W estern e Spooner Riverplace.

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Vacation with us at our lake-level resort. Eight furnished housekeeping cabins surround our beach and private lagoon leading out to Spooner Lake, an 1100 acre spring fed lake. A 14 foot boat is provided. Extra boat and motor rental available. Spring and fall discount rates. Just 4 miles from Spooner. For further information contact Charlie & Barb Swanson

Pine Harbor Resort, W6038 Spooner Lake Road, Spooner, WI 54801 (715) 635-3561 â&#x20AC;¢ pineharborspooner@gmail.com Should you be in our area, stop by and see what we have to offer!

www.highlandparkcampground.com 5 MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN SPOONER From jct. 70 & 63, west 2.5 miles on Hwy. 70, then 0.3 mile on Carlton Road

W8050 S Carlton Road Spooner, WI 54801

715-635-2462

ON A BEAUTIFUL, SPRING-FED LAKE WITH EXCELLENT SANDY BEACH. Two bedroom lakeshore cottage. Seasonal sites available. RV Park has 47 sites with full hook-up. A FAMILY PLACE WITH QUIET HOURS.


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ROSENTHALâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S RESORT LLC 30925 Namekagon Rd. Danbury, WI 54830

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Photo Contest The Washburn County Tourism Association is looking for photographs taken in Washburn County for the upcoming Visitor Guide. Images needed: outdoor activities, events and any photo with people having fun IN WASHBURN COUNTY. All photographers must sign photo release forms (available at the Washburn County Information Center). Submit only high resolution photos on a disc or via email. You may submit up to TEN PHOTOS. You must own the rights to the image(s) and be willing to give WCTA rights to use photographs in the Visitors Guide, Advertisements, Website, etc.

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CLASS I - High quality trout waters that have sufficient natural reproduction to sustain populations of wild trout, at or near carry capacity. Consequently, streams in this category require no stocking of hatchery trout. These streams or stream sections are often small and may contain small or slow-growing trout, especially in the headwaters. There are 5,400 miles of Class 1 trout streams in Wisconsin and they comprise 41% of Wisconsin's total trout stream mileage.

Sawmill Park Primitive Area/ Birchwood Area Canoe Trails: Washburn County has two primitive canoe/kayak routes in the Birchwood area, six miles north of Birchwood. Both routes are in a primitive area with little to no development and provide a unique opportunity for a quiet, back country experience. Many refer to this area as their "mini boundary waters" due to the amount of glacial lakes and the solitude that they find when exploring this little-known gem. The canoe/kayak route areas lie within heavily forested, rolling topography with a high density of small glacial lakes. These lakes are land locked deep soft water lakes with steep banks and wooded shores. Bass and Panfish are abundant. A canoe portage and trail system has been marked to guide canoeists.

CLASS II - Streams in this classification may have some natural reproduction, but not enough to utilize available food and space. Therefore, stocking is required to maintain a desirable sport fishery. These streams have good survival and carryover of adult trout, often producing some fish larger than average size. There are 5,911.6 miles of Class 2 trout streams in Wisconsin and they comprise 45% of Wisconsin's total trout stream mileage. CLASS III - These waters are marginal trout habitat with no natural reproduction occurring. They require annual stocking of trout to provide trout fishing. Generally, there is no carryover of trout from one year to the next. There are 1,864 miles of Class 3 trout streams in Wisconsin and they comprise 14% of Wisconsin's total trout stream mileage.

Sawmill Lake Primitive Kayak/Canoe Route: This kayak/canoe route begins at the Sawmill Lake campground. The portage trail accesses 9 separate lakes, with most portages less than 100 yards. The lakes along this route are relatively deep, with maximum depths of up to 40 feet. Bass and Panfish are abundant, however many of these lakes are prone to winterkill. Of particular interest is the presence of Green Sunfish. For maps, visit

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washburncounty.org.

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Located In Douglas County we are connected to over 300 miles of world-class ATV & Snowmobile Trails & Corridors. 11 Campgrounds, Area Cabin Rentals, Great Food and Entertainment. 4 Scenic Rivers and Pristine Lakes with Fishing, Hunting, Canoeing, Golf, Boat Rentals

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Lakes ACCOMMODATIONS: Whether you yearn to pitch a tent under the north’s starry skies or prefer to have all the comforts of home, the Birchwood Area has just the right campground or lodging facility for your next vacation. Choose from comfortable Bed & Breakfasts, Resorts with cozy lakefront cabins, year round motel, luxury golf resort or seasonal and nightly campgrounds. SHOPPING/SERVICES: There are many fun and affordable shopping opportunities in Birchwood and the surrounding area. Clothing, hardware, lumber, gifts, souvenirs, groceries and real estate sales are all available close at hand. LAKE RECREATION: Lake recreation is a big draw to Birchwood. The village of Birchwood is on the shores of Big and Little Birch Lakes. Three larger lakes, Chetac, Red Cedar and Long Lake, surround the town. There are also many smaller lakes to explore, such as the Spider Lake Chain. FISHING: While bluegill fishing is considered to be the best in the state, walleye is the fish of choice for many anglers. Bass, northern pike, crappie and perch are other species which are widely fished in the area. BOATING: All the premier lakes in the area have maintained boat ramps making it easy to launch your boat. Many resorts have pontoons for rent on a daily or weekly basis.

TRAILS: Silent Sports enthusiasts will find a peaceful scenic trail in the Birchwood Area to pursue their outdoor experience. Great options for hiking start in Birchwood with the Ice Age trail. Any season you can enjoy the trails south of Birchwood at Murphy Flowage or the Green Lake/Lil Sis trails between Birchwood and Edgewater. The Birchwood School Forest has a trail system that is tracked in the winter for x-country skiing. Low use country roads are an option for miles of biking.

GOLF: Enjoy a great round of 18 holes at one of the many courses in the area. RESTAURANTS: Birchwood has many fine restaurants with a wide variety of cuisine.

THE TUSCOBIA TRAIL: The famed Tuscobia Trail runs through Birchwood. The network of trails in Washburn, Barron, Sawyer and Rusk counties provides hundreds of miles or riding pleasure for snowmobile and ATV enthusiasts.

A visit to Birchwood is not a step back in time, but a refreshing break from the fast lane into the serene simplicity of village life. 2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS Edgewater’s St. Patrick’s Festival ..........................................March 19 Garden Tour ..........................................................................June 25 Bluegill Festival .................................................................July 14-16 Woodcrafters in Birchwood..................................................August 12 Area Garage Sales ..........................................................September 9 Bluegill Christmas Fest .....................................................December 2

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Rate Discounts Spring & Fall • For more information 1-800-745-3771 www.bayvue-resort.com • e-mail: bayvue@skcable.com 2388 N Cty. Rd. F • Birchwood, WI 54817

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21 distinctive Lake Homes and Condo units immaculately maintained and equipped with every amenity including free wireless high-speed internet service, cable TV, DVD, microwave ovens, complete kitchens, Weber grills, and all units air conditioned. Outstanding facilities include: glistening lake views; screened porches; lush, well-groomed grounds; fine swimming area; large, well-equipped playground with volleyball, basketball, shuffleboard, horseshoes; bean bag boards; laundromat; rec. room; exercise room; kayaks, paddleboat, canoe, stand up paddle boards; fire pit. Marina facilities include a cement launch ramp, live bait, lakeside gasoline service, and covered docking in our large boathouse for your boat or ours at no extra charge. Unexcelled panfishing – excellent game fishing. Spring and Fall: Discount Rates. Last night free specials.

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Red Cedar Springs Resort on Big Chetac Lake Fishing, Relaxing, Beautiful Sunsets

2985 N East Shore Dr. • Birchwood, WI

715-354-7854

www.redcedarspringsresort.com

lake level shore • parklike grounds cottages have full kitchens, dishwashers, cable TV and air conditioning • some units wheelchair accessible boat, motor, pontoon, kayak, paddleboat rentals playground • nice swimming area • game room laundry • children under 2 stay free in cottages

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Activities include a swimming area with slides, a playground area, a bonfire area, and free use of the paddleboats and canoe. Electrical outlets at the lake are provided and pontoons and motors are available for rent. The lodge features a C-store, bait and ice. Wireless internet is provided around the lodge.

For further information call: 715-354-3203

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A central attraction at Lincolnwood is the main lodge. It offers six TVs to catch your favorite programs, FREE Internet WiFi and various magazines for your indoor entertainment. Our menu is constantly updated with tasty new dishes and our tavern still has the best speciality drinks on the lake!

FALL & WINTER

Come enjoy the fall colors at Lincolnwood. We have great fall hunting of all varieties and conveniently located directly on new ATV/Snowmobile ACTIVITIES trails that connect up to all other trails. Enjoy the snowy white open spaces this winter at Lincolnwood. See what a great sport snowmobiling can be with miles of trails at your disposal. Or try your hand at ice fishing, some of the best in the area. We have gas heaters We take pride in being the ONLY full service resort and electric baseboard heat for fall and winter accommodations. on Long Lake: cabins, tavern, full menu, bait and Closed on Mondays & Tuesdays, October through April tackle shop, gas sold right on the lake, boat rentals, fishing licenses, small groceries, and the best sunsets you can imagine.

www.lincolnwoodresort.com (715) 354-3533

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2 The Rockford House Saloon 3 Butternut Hills Golf Course* 4 Wild River Sport & Marine* 5 Schmitz’s Economart* 6 Benson-Thompson, Inc* 7 Edina Realty-David Bergh 8 Northwest Land & Recreation 9 Spooner Ace Hardware q Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary* w Long Lake Preservation Assoc. e Sam’s Place Resort* r Woody’s on Long Lake t Marawarden Cozy Cabin y The Pioneer on Long Lake* u Placid Bay Resort* i Reel’Em Inn* o Dave’s Outboard p Prop’s Sports Bar & Grill* a Bees N Trees/The Hive s, Mudpuppy Storage d Sunset Resort* f Lincolnwood Resort Bar & Grill* g Eastside Campgrounds hn Dairy State Bank j K & L Prop Repair km CCF Bank l Andy Hagen Excavating ; Northwoods Country Store z V&M Bar & Campground x Long Lake Roofing & Construction

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shop small, shop local, discover Stone Lake

Mar. 22 2nd Annual Town Sledding Party May 26 Lions Club Fish Fry Jun. 3 Stone Lake Community Garage Sales Jun. 6 A Night at the Museum Greeters Wine Social, SL Historical Museum Jun. 17 Stone Lake Craft Fair Jun. 22 Ladies’ Night

*Ongoing Events: Farmers Market & Stone Lake Music Night Jul. 4 Jul. 4 Jul. 9 Jul. 12

July 4 Celebration, Lions Park Boat Parade, Big Stone Lake Pie & Ice Cream Social Bingo on the Patio, Red Schoolhouse Wines Jul. 26 Bingo on the Patio, RSW Aug. 5 Summer Soaker, Stone Lk Pub Aug. 9 Bingo on the Patio, RSW

Aug. 12 Vintage Car Show, Crafts, & Antique Fair Sep. 1 Stone Lake Lions Fish Fry Oct. 5 Cranberry Festival Dinner Oct. 7 Cranberry Festival Activities Oct. 31 Children’s Halloween Party Nov. 18 Hunter’s Chili Feed Dec. 2 Children’s Christmas Party

StoneLake

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Teri Heath (715) 558-1456

16831W Frost St., Stone Lake, WI 54876

SERVING HOMEMADE NUTRITIOUS MEALS Breakfast: 8-10 a.m. Lunch: 12:00 noon Monday-Friday / Tuesday Evening Meals: 5:00 p.m.

teriheathrealtor@centurytel.net

(715) 865-2315

Age 60+ Suggested Donation Under 60 Full Cost of Meal

www.nwwirealty.com Notary, Fax & Copy Services Available.

Open M-F 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 715-865-2025 for Reservation Or Meals on Wheels Delivery

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Open Year Round LARGE MENU! Homemade Spaghetti & Lasagna, 22 different Hamburgers, Italian Beef, Friday Fish Fry, Saturday Prime Rib. HWY 70 & Main St. in beautiful Stone Lake, WI

Dine in or Carry out • 7 days a week

(715) 865-5082

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Cranberry Food Products, Candles, Soaps & More Open Daily 9 am-5 pm • Sunday 10 am-4 pm W184 Hwy. 70 • Stone Lake, WI 54876

Phone 715-865-3302 Email: thelastfrontier@centurytel.net

Full Line Grocery Store: Fresh/Packaged Meats, Produce, Dairy, Bakery and Frozen Foods. Liquor, Beer, Wine, Pop, Live Bait, LP tanks, and DNR Licenses. We accept: OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK Food Stamps, WIC, and EMAIL: tlccoop08@yahoo.com Major Credit Cards. ATM available. WEB SITE: www.lakescommunitycoop.com


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Events Easter Egg Hunt & Bunny Breakfast..................April 15 Concerts in the Park ...............................June-August Street Dance & Fireworks .....................................TBA Shell Lake Fine Arts Festival ...............................July 1 Shell Lake Triathlon.........................................July 22 Town & Country Days ...................Labor Day Weekend Sailing Regattas .........................July 1 & September 2 Oktoberfest.........................................................TBD Holiday Saturday.....................................December 2

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Self Storage RV & Boat Safe, On Site

Hwy 63, Shell Lake • (715) 468-2591 • www.BashawValley.com

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Attractions Shell Lake Arts Center Shell Lake Beach & Campground The Potter’s Shed Washburn County Historical Museum Museum of Woodcarving

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403 Hwy 63 • Shell Lake, WI 54871

Jean’s Antiques

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Savor Dining Guide

Savor the flavors of the Northwoods when you dine in Washburn County. Dining experiences range from the Friday Night Fish Fry, a Wisconsin tradition, to dinner aboard a historic excursion train while viewing the stunning scenery of the Namekagon River (part of the St. Croix National Park System). Whether you are in the mood for some homemade pie, an enormous burger, or slow- smoked ribs, you are sure to find plenty of options pleasing to your palate at one of the nearly 70 restaurants in Washburn County. Link Stop’s A&W • (715) 466-5929 1030W Hokah, Minong, WI 54859 Specialties: Root Beer, Great Sandwiches, Curds

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The Dock Coffee • (715) 635-1919 218 Walnut St. #1, Spooner, WI 54801 Specialties: Coffee, Fudge, Ice Cream, Lunch

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Antiques, Art & Local Treasures Abound in Washburn County

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While there’s plenty of fun to be had on the lakes in Washburn County, you won’t want to miss hitting the many unique shops throughout the area. If antiques are what you are looking for, you’ll want to check out the 3,000 square foot antique shop in Shell Lake. Scattered throughout the county, you’ll find several antique shops including a variety in downtown Spooner, a big, red barn on the north end of Spooner and a historic schoolhouse in Earl, all full of great treasures. While you’re out on your antique treasure hunt, you’ll want to pop in to some of the many art galleries as well. From glasswork to woodworking, you’ll find some great galleries along Highway 63 stretching from Barronett to Spooner. photo: Karri Burke

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Insider tips: Explore the seasons of Washburn County

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As the snow melts, the lakes lose their ice and the leaves begin to bud in the vast forests of Washburn County, you’ll want to get out and enjoy the fresh spring air. Hiking and birdwatching are incredible activities to enjoy during the spring. A few of the favorite trails to hit are the Trego Nature Trail located along the Namekagon River, the Beaver Brook Trail with roughly 2,000 acres and an artesian well, and the Hunt Hill Trails which offer over 10 miles of loops through meadows, past lakes and through forests. For those seeking some water adventure, kayaking the Namekagon River is a great way to get out and enjoy the spring weather.

The lakes sparkle as the summer sun shines down on Washburn County. There are many great ways to explore the lake, but there are some favorites for our visitors. If you’re looking for a relaxing way to spend the day on the lake, be sure to rent a pontoon and cruise Long Lake. The lake is 19 miles long and offers many establishments with courtesy docks to stop in for a great waterfront meal. If you’re looking to get a little closer to the water, think about renting a stand-up paddleboard to explore one of the area lakes. There are many great attractions open during the summer including museums, art galleries and even a 500 acre nature reserve that offers educational programming.

From sightseeing train rides for fall color viewing to picking your own fall produce, Washburn County’s fall season is sure to be a delight for you and your loved ones. As the trees turn incredible shades of red, orange and yellow, it’s the perfect time to hit the trails. Hiking is one of the local favorites during the fall when you can truly immerse yourself in the beauty of the changing seasons. Fall is also the perfect time to take a guided horseback ride through the forests and prairies of Washburn County. For ATV enthusiasts, be sure to check out the ATV Scenic Tour to enjoy the fall splendor. Stay up to date on the changing colors and all of the fall activities by visiting our fall color report on washburncounty.org.

As the landscape begins to sparkle with snowflakes and ice, the area begins to gear up for a season of fun! The best part of wintertime in Washburn County is the quiet. Whether you’re out snowshoeing or downtown shopping, you’ll feel like you’re experiencing the best kept secret in the north woods. Over 75 shops and 50 restaurants are open during the winter months. Snowmobiling, fat biking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing are all great ways to explore the trails this time of year. For upto-date trail reports and information on visiting Washburn County during the winter, visit washburncounty.org.

Picture your wedding in Washburn County Imagine your wedding vows set against a backdrop of a sparkling lake or the beautiful Northwoods. Washburn County is a popular wedding destination because of its stunning scenery, variety of resources and low costs. Whether you are picturing a country-style barn wedding or a picturesque lakeside wedding, we have the perfect venue for you. Check out our website for ideas to start planning your dream wedding: www.washburncounty.org/groups/weddings. And if we didn’t mention it yet, congratulations!

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Whether you are in search of the peacefulness of the Northwoods lifestyle, have the desire to raise children in a small community or are following the dream of owning your own business, Washburn County has what you need. The vast natural resources, stunning Northwoods beauty, and friendly locals make it the perfect relocation destination. Schools: Birchwood, Northwood, Shell Lake, Spooner, St. Francis de Sales School Libraries: Minong, Shell Lake, Spooner Realtors: Many knowledgeable realtors call Washburn County home and are ready to help you make the area your home as well. See ads on pages 2, 40, 42, and 52.

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