Embrace Winter in Bayfield County

There are lots of ways to enjoy the winter season in Bayfield County! Here are a few of our favorites:

Snowmobiling – with 600 miles of groomed trails and lots of unplowed forest roads, you can cover a lot of ground and stop at some great places along the way to warm up and refuel.

Skiing – with 10 groomed cross-country ski trail systems, there are over 200 Kilometers to ski, plus 11 downhill runs at Mt. Ashwabay Ski & Recreation Area.

Fat Biking – lots of places to ride all winter long. Get a copy of our Winter Trails guide for more details.


Events – there are so many events happening all winter long you don’t have time for cabin fever!

Feb. 7 – 8:                    Rittenhouse Inn Red Wine Weekend in Bayfield, WI

Feb. 8:                          Barn Quilt Paint & Sip at the Harborview Event Center in Washburn, WI

Feb. 9:                          North End Classic Cross-County Ski Race in Cable, WI

Feb. 9:                          Kids Fishing Contest, Birchgrove Campgrounds in Iron River, WI

Feb. 14:                        Book Across the Bay, Lake Superior at Ashland, WI

Feb. 15:                        Bike Across the Bay, Harborview Event Center in Washburn, WI

Feb. 15:                        2nd Annual Northern Pines Sled Dog Race, Northern Pines Golf Course & Event Center in Iron River, WI

Feb.15:                         Drummond Bar Stool Races, Black Bear Inn, in Drummond, WI

Feb. 19 – 23:                American Birkie Week

Feb. 22:                        Annual Dart Tournament, Legendary Waters Resort & Casino, Red Cliff, WI

Feb. 22:                        Candlelight Trek at Iron River National Fish Hatchery

Feb. 23:                        Annual King & Queen of the Mountain Competition

Feb. 27 – Mar. 1:           Quilters Retreat, Harbor View Event Center, Washburn, WI

To truly enjoy your winter getaway, stay in one of our cozy cabins, hotels or resorts for a relaxing atmosphere in this scenic destination. Find lodging, dining, and activities on our interactive map at www.travelbayfieldcounty.com.