Douglas County, Wisconsin
Douglas County and its unique communities are nestled on the western tip of the Great Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake in surface area in the world. Whether you are looking for incredible scenery, rich history, rare attractions, colorful events, or year-round recreational opportunities, Douglas County has something for everyone.
Let the outdoors prevail on your vacation to Superior and Douglas County. Venture into our rugged natural beauty. Let the sweet smells of the Northwoods surround you. Walk upon ancient lava beds that date back more than one billion years. Hike the portage trails of the early voyageurs. Stroll the beaches of Wisconsin Point, part of the world’s largest freshwater sandbar. Play in our clear blue lakes, our tens of thousands of acres of forested land and our rivers each with their own distinct personalities. Create your next adventure by the greatest of the Great Lakes
With more than 100 miles of trails that connect to neighboring counties, Douglas County is the perfect spot to experience the Northwoods!
Winter extends our trail system to over 300 miles of groomed trails. Winter is best experienced on the back of a sled!
World-Class trout fishing, exhilarating kayaking and canoeing, and storied history of presidential visits make the Brule River a must-see.
Explore the beauty of Lake Superior with over 16 public beaches, including Wisconsin Point, part of the world's largest sandbar. Swim, paddle, or take in the sights!
Whether on foot, skis, or bike, we have hundreds of trails including the North Country Scenic Trail. You can also find waterfall trails at our two beautiful state parks.
From the S.S. Meteor, the last whaleback ship in the world to the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center, there is something for everyone in Douglas County!