Washburn County, Wisconsin

Washburn County truly offers "Northwoods in every direction", making it the perfect destination for your year-round outdoor vacation. With its inherent beauty, the many lakes, rivers, and forests provide a spectacular backdrop for riding the 100+ miles of ATV trails and 250 miles of groomed snowmobile trails. Family-friendly dining, lodging, and activities make Washburn County the perfect family get-away. If you're looking to get off the trails, take advantage of the 950 lakes and three rivers for tubing, kayaking, canoeing, and fishing. Or explore the 150,000 acres of pubic land while hiking, horseback riding, cross country skiing or hunting deer, grouse, turkey or bear. Washburn County truly has it all!

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ATV Trails

Over 100 miles of ATV trails connecting to the surrounding counties make Washburn County an ideal destination. Be sure to check out the ATV Scenic Tour!


Hundreds of miles of snowmobile trails, expertly groomed by local volunteers offer an incredible glimpse into Washburn County's stunning northwoods scenery.


Nearly 1,000 lakes including the Walleye and Bluegill Capitals of Wisconsin are waiting for you to plan your next fishing adventure in Washburn County!


Home to a scenic train ride, railroad museum, audubon sanctuary, canoe museum, and art galleries galore, Washburn County is the place to be.


From traditional lakeside resorts to deluxe cabins, ATV trail access campgrounds and even a Bed & Breakfast Train, Washburn County has plenty of lodging options.

Namekagon River

The Namekagon River: Wisconsin's Moving National Park flows directly through Washburn County. It's the ideal river for padders and tubers alike.

Contact Information

Washburn County Tourism Association
122 N River Street
Spooner, WI  54801