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Washburn County, WI

Over 100 miles of ATV/UTV trails linking to an ever-growing Northwest Wisconsin ATV Trail system make Washburn County a premier ATV destination. The ATV Scenic Tour provides a unique experience in Washburn County, allowing ATVers to explore over 35 points of interest along the trail system. Ample parking areas, rentals and access to lodging and restaurants make planning an ATV vacation easy. For more information on Washburn County’s ATV trails, visit: http://www.washburncounty.org/what-to-do/atv

Washburn County is your base camp for Northwoods fun and adventure. Experience Wisconsin’s great outdoors any time of year, whether you’re looking for wildlife and birds or hunting game in season. Fishing is fantastic, since Washburn County’s rivers, lakes and streams appear untouched and teeming with your next catch. You’ll find a hometown atmosphere in the county’s various communities, whether you’re in Spooner for the Heart of the North Rodeo, eating cranberries at the Stone Lake Cranberry Festival or paddling down the Namekagon River through Trego. Plan your Northwoods adventure in Washburn County now.

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  • Cakes at the Lake: Wild Ricing

    Hunt Hill Audubon Santuary N2384 Hunt Hill Road - Sarona, WI 54870

    September 13, 2014 - September 13, 2014

    Start Time: 8:00 AM End Time: 11:00 AM

    Cakes at the Lake, put on by the Long Lake Preservation Association and hosted by the Friends of Hunt Hill, is a series of pancake breakfasts followed by free environmental programs. Breakfast starts at 8am with program starting at 10am.

    http://www.hunthill.org/

  • Building a Birdhouse

    Hunt Hill Audubon Santuary N2384 Hunt Hill Road - Sarona, WI 54870

    September 13, 2014 - September 13, 2014

    Start Time: 12:00 PM End Time: 12:00 PM

    Build a birdhouse to put up in your own backyard or make as a gift! Either way, help out our feathered friends by providing shelter in the winter and a nesting area in the spring.

    http://www.hunthill.org/

  • Duck for the Oyster Barn Dance

    Hunt Hill Audubon Santuary N2384 Hunt Hill Road - Sarona, WI 54870

    September 13, 2014 - September 13, 2014

    Start Time: 7:30 PM End Time: 9:30 PM

    A Duck for the Oyster community dance in the historic cedar barn at the Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary in Sarona. Join your neighbors, friends and family for an fabulous evening of dancing, music and revelry. All ages are welcome and, like most Duck for the Oyster events, it is smoke and alcohol free. $6/person $15/family.

    http://www.hunthill.org/

  • Fall Splendor Art Meander

    Downtown Spooner - Spooner, WI 54801

    September 26, 2014 - September 26, 2014

    Start Time: 1:00 PM End Time: 6:00 PM

    The Gallery Owners and Studio Artists of NW Wisconsin invite you to meander this fall on a self-guided road trip to 15 of the finest studios and galleries in NW Wisconsin. In its 5th year, this fall event will “Wow” you with magnificent fall colors while traveling the roads of NW Wisconsin. These roads will lead you to galleries and studios that are located in quaint communities throughout the Highway 53 corridor. From Bloomer to Spooner you won’t be disappointed. Make sure and Save the date, Bring your friends, and Meander with us this fall! There will be food, fun, art and cheer! Maps available.

    https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/33789660/ART-MEANDER.COM/Welcome.html

  • Fall Splendor Art Meander

    Downtown Spooner - Spooner, WI 54801

    September 27, 2014 - September 27, 2014

    Start Time: 10:00 AM End Time: 4:00 PM

    The Gallery Owners and Studio Artists of NW Wisconsin invite you to meander this fall on a self-guided road trip to 15 of the finest studios and galleries in NW Wisconsin. In its 5th year, this fall event will “Wow” you with magnificent fall colors while traveling the roads of NW Wisconsin. These roads will lead you to galleries and studios that are located in quaint communities throughout the Highway 53 corridor. From Bloomer to Spooner you won’t be disappointed. Make sure and Save the date, Bring your friends, and Meander with us this fall! There will be food, fun, art and cheer! Maps available.

    https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/33789660/ART-MEANDER.COM/Welcome.html

  • Free Wine Tasting

    Red Schoolhouse Wines 5768N 4th St. S - Stone Lake, WI 54876

    October 3, 2014 - October 3, 2014

    Start Time: 5:00 PM End Time: 7:00 PM

    Kick off Cranberry Festival Weekend at Red Schoolhouse Wines, where you can step back in time and enjoy a great glass of wine in our 1870's schoolhouse. Indoor and outdoor seating is available. We offer wine, specialty beers, cocktails and unique gifts all at affordable prices. This wine tasting will feature Cranberry Wine.

    http://www.redschoolhousewines.com/

  • Stone Lake Cranberry Festival

    Downtown Stone Lake - Stone Lake, WI 54876

    October 4, 2014 - October 4, 2014

    Start Time: 9:00 AM End Time: 5:00 PM

    The first Saturday of October every year brings thousands of people to the normally quiet town of Stone Lake, WI. This is when the Annual Stone lake Cranberry Festival is held in celebration of the cranberry harvest. Events include: cranberry marsh tours, parade, crate derby, arts & crafts fair and much more!

    http://www.stonelakecranberryfestival.com/

  • Oktoberfest

    Shell Lake Arts Center 802 1st Street - Shell Lake, WI 54871

    October 4, 2014 - October 4, 2014

    Start Time: 6:00 PM End Time: 11:00 PM

    Embrace the Munich, Bavaria, Germany heritage with complimentary beverages and snacks provided by local businesses. Musical performances by Three Rivers Polka Band Band, based out of River Falls and the popular rock band, Stormy Monday. Free tastings take place throughout the evening! Guests can take a chance at many raffle items donated by local merchants and artists. Admission to this event is $15/per person.

    http://www.shelllakeartscenter.org/

  • Jack O Lantern Festival

    Downtown Spooner - Spooner, WI 54801

    October 11, 2014 - October 11, 2014

    Start Time: 8:00 AM End Time: 5:00 PM

    Enjoy a fun family festival with tons of kids’ games, pumpkin roll down Siegner Hill, pumpkin painting, pumpkin weigh-in contest, inflatable bounce houses and much more

    http://spoonerchamber.org/pages/JackOLanternFest/

  • Haunted Schoolhouse

    Shell Lake Arts Center 5768N 4th St. S - Shell Lake, WI 54871

    October 24, 2014 - October 24, 2014

    Start Time: 6:00 PM End Time: 10:00 PM

    What happens when a school is left alone for a hundred years? Find out at the Haunted Schoolhouse, where those who dare will experience a haunted school forest, detention, classroom, tech-ed shop, library, and cafeteria!

    http://www.shelllakeartscenter.org/

  • Haunted Schoolhouse

    Shell Lake Arts Center 5768N 4th St. S - Shell Lake, WI 54871

    October 25, 2014 - October 25, 2014

    Start Time: 6:00 PM End Time: 10:00 PM

    What happens when a school is left alone for a hundred years? Find out at the Haunted Schoolhouse, where those who dare will experience a haunted school forest, detention, classroom, tech-ed shop, library, and cafeteria!

    http://www.shelllakeartscenter.org/

  • Haunted Schoolhouse

    Shell Lake Arts Center 5768N 4th St. S - Shell Lake, WI 54871

    October 31, 2014 - October 31, 2014

    Start Time: 6:00 PM End Time: 10:00 PM

    What happens when a school is left alone for a hundred years? Find out at the Haunted Schoolhouse, where those who dare will experience a haunted school forest, detention, classroom, tech-ed shop, library, and cafeteria!

    http://www.shelllakeartscenter.org/

  • Thankgiving Buffet Train Ride

    Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad Train Depot N6639 Dilly Lake Road - Trego, WI 54888

    November 27, 2014 - November 27, 2014

    Start Time: 12:00 PM End Time: 2:00 PM

    Experience a delicious buffet meal while enjoying the scenery along the beautiful Namekagon River through Wisconsin’s Northwoods.

    http://www.spoonertrainride.com/

  • Santa’s Pizza Party Train Ride

    Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad Train Depot N6639 Dilly Lake Road - Trego, WI 54801

    November 29, 2014 - November 29, 2014

    Start Time: 12:00 PM End Time: 2:00 PM

    A family favorite-enjoy a train ride with Santa including pizza, holiday cookie, hot chocolate and a special gift for each child. Train departs the Trego depot at noon.

    http://www.spoonertrainride.com/

  • Santa’s Pizza Party Train Ride

    Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad Train Depot N6639 Dilly Lake Road - Trego, WI 54801

    December 6, 2014 - December 6, 2014

    Start Time: 12:00 PM End Time: 2:00 PM

    A family favorite-enjoy a train ride with Santa including pizza, holiday cookie, hot chocolate and a special gift for each child. Train departs the Trego depot at noon.

    http://www.spoonertrainride.com/

  • Santa’s Pizza Party Train Ride

    Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad Train Depot N6639 Dilly Lake Road - Trego, WI 54888

    December 13, 2014 - December 13, 2014

    Start Time: 12:00 PM End Time: 2:00 PM

    A family favorite-enjoy a train ride with Santa including pizza, holiday cookie, hot chocolate and a special gift for each child. Train departs the Trego depot at noon.

    http://www.spoonertrainride.com/

  • Santa’s Pizza Party Train Ride

    Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad Train Depot N6639 Dilly Lake Road - Trego, WI 54888

    December 20, 2014 - December 20, 2014

    Start Time: 12:00 PM End Time: 2:00 PM

    A family favorite-enjoy a train ride with Santa including pizza, holiday cookie, hot chocolate and a special gift for each child. Train departs the Trego depot at noon.

    http://www.spoonertrainride.com/

  • Spooner Golf Club Easter Egg Hunt

    Spooner Golf Club W6120 Cty, Hwy H - Spooner, WI 54801

    March 28, 2015 - March 28, 2015

    Start Time: 12:00 PM End Time: 1:00 PM

    Free to all kids 0-12 years old. Over 10,000 eggs! The hunt will begin promptly at Noon, snow, or shine! Don't forget to bring a basket for your eggs! MOVED TO THE SPOONER HIGH SCHOOL PARKING LOT Egg Hunt Area in front lots and parking on west side of the building The Easter Bunny will be appearing from 11:15am-12:15pm for pictures and there will be a book giveaway with a wide variety of titles given to the FIRST 600 KIDS compliments of the Spooner Golf and our generous sponsors.

    http://www.spoonergolf.com/files/2014/03/Spooner-Golf-Egg-Hunt-Posters-2014-2.jpg

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  • Washburn County Tourism Association

    Washburn County is the perfect home base to begin and end each day of your get-away adventures in Northern Wisconsin, and enjoy our peaceful setting as your quiet retreat.

    For all ATV related info:
    http://www.washburncounty.org/what-to-do/atv

    For trail conditions:
    http://www.washburncounty.org/news/trail-conditions

    For ATV Scenic Tour info:
    http://www.washburncounty.org/news/atv-scenic-tour

    For ATV brochure requests:
    http://www.washburncounty.org/request-info

    Learn more about Washburn County Tourism Association
  • Heartwood Conference Center Learn

    Nestled in 700 acres of breathtaking natural woodlands, Heartwood Conference Center & Retreat is the perfect destination for discovering the beauty of Northwestern Wisconsin while enjoying the inviting accommodations of the wilderness paradise.

    Learn more about Heartwood Conference Center
  • Longbranch Smokehouse & Grill Eat

    Take a step back in time and experience our historic building from the 1890′s, as it has passed from one generation and draws strength from the next. Feel the past, experience the present as our town defines it’s roots in this footprint.

    Learn more about Longbranch Smokehouse & Grill
  • Broken Spoke Saloon Stay

    Historic, haunted saloon-beautiful rolling campground on the Namekagon River. ATV, snowmobile trail…horses, dogs allowed.

    Learn more about Broken Spoke Saloon
  • Log Cabin Resort And Campground Play

    Located in Trego on the Namekagon scenic river way, Log Cabin Resort & Campground offers recreational opportunities, beautiful scenary and wildlife. Whether your planning a canoe trip, tube trip or just camping and relaxing in our log sauna, Log Cabin Resort has everything you need for a fun filled enjoyable time for the whole family.

    Learn more about Log Cabin Resort And Campground
  • Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary See

    A nature sanctuary and learning center dedicated to connecting people to the environment. Hunt Hill’s facility boasts some of the most beautiful and unique habitats found in Wisconsin: bogs, old growth forests, meadow and two glacial lakes.

    Learn more about Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
  • Heart of the North Rodeo-Spooner Play

    A weekend of uncommon excitement and flat-out, full-tilt family fun in Spooner, Wisconsin. Professional rodeo action and entertainment where you will see pro rodeo’s toughest competitors.

    Learn more about Heart of the North Rodeo-Spooner
  • Namekagon National Scenic Riverway Play

    The St. Croix and Namekagon Rivers offer 255 miles of clean water gliding past a lush green landscape, with glimpses of a human presence. Choose to canoe and camp amid the northwoods, or boat and fish surrounded by wooded bluffs and historic towns. This river corridor provides a wealth of scenic views and a haven for wildlife near a major metropolitan area.

    Learn more about Namekagon National Scenic Riverway
  • Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum Learn

    The Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum is an institution devoted to the preservation and interpretation of the cultural heritage of canoes and canoeing in North America.

    Learn more about Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum
  • Stone Lake Cranberry Festival Play

    Celebrate autumn in beautiful Northwest Wisconsin by attending the annual Stone Lake Cranberry Festival in beautiful Stone Lake, Wisconsin.

    Learn more about Stone Lake Cranberry Festival
  • Mud Puppy ATV Rentals Play

    ATV rental services in the Birchwood, Long Lake, Stone Lake, Spider Lake, and Rice Lake areas for your hunting or trail adventure needs. On-site delivery service and guided trail tours are also available. Give Mud Puppy ATV Rentals a call and plan your next trail adventure.

    Learn more about Mud Puppy ATV Rentals
  • Seasonal Power Toys shop

    Seasonal Power Toys Bait & Tackle is located off the Tuscobia Trail, on the outskirts of beautiful Birchwood on State Highway 48. The new store services, sells, and rents ATVs to accommodate your outdoor adventure in Washburn County and beyond.

    Learn more about Seasonal Power Toys
  • Wild River Sport & Marine shop

    Family owned and operated since 1999, Wild River Sport & Marine is a one-stop shop for outdoor fun in northern Wisconsin. If you’re on the water, in the woods, or on the trails, you’re covered! Head to Trego and check out the extensive lineup of both new and pre-owned ATVs and UTVs, among a wide array of other machines.

    Learn more about Wild River Sport & Marine
  • Minong Trails Club & Wild Rivers Campground Play

    Located in Minong, Wisconsin, and serving northern Washburn County, the Minong Trails Club has grown to cover 44 miles of ATV trails and 80 miles of snowmobile trails. On these trails are 8 river bridges as well as 5 floating bridges to be maintained. We continually update equipment for both summer and winter grooming activities. In addition, the club also maintains a conveniently located ATV-ready campground, new in 2013.

    Learn more about Minong Trails Club & Wild Rivers Campground
  • Birchwood ATV Club Play

    With over 25 miles of funded trails in Washburn County in addition to many more miles of enjoyable riding in the area, the Birchwood Bobcat ATV Club works with land owners, counties, and towns to preserve and expand the trail network. Many of our trails are hilly and curvy, allowing for maximum enjoyment of the beautiful wildlife and outdoor sights that define Washburn County.

    Learn more about Birchwood ATV Club
  • Rolling Hills Snowmobile & ATV Club Play

    Since December of 1974, Rolling Hills has been dedicated to the success of snowmobiling in Washburn County. In 2006, Rolling Hills expanded to develop and maintain the ATV trails as well. The club now maintains 124 miles of Washburn County’s snowmobile trails and 47 miles of Washburn County’s ATV trails. The club relies on its dedicated, hard working volunteers to get the trails ready for each season and keep them in excellent condition throughout the year.

    Learn more about Rolling Hills Snowmobile & ATV Club