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Bayfield County is not your typical Northwoods community. Experience nature...with amenities! This is the home of Wisconsin's national treasures including the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and the famous Ice Caves.

Escape from the world for a while - reconnect with nature. Then enjoy the local culture at local eateries, shops and museums.

Exploring the Ice Caves From the rugged sandstone cliffs framing Lake Superior’s clear waters to the forest, inland lakes and trails, from local art galleries to orchards and berry farms that hug rolling hills, you’ll find those secret, special places that provide a lifetime of memories.

Our respect for the pristine natural resources that surround us translates to an outward commitment to sustainability that you’ll find interwoven throughout your experience here. The welcome you’ll find here is genuine, and the opportunities for heart pumping adventure or tranquil relaxation are unlimited.

Once you've been here, we know we’ll have the pleasure of seeing you again. This is Wisconsin’s wild place - a destination you’ll never forget.

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Visitor & Recreation Guide

View the 2016 Visitor & Recreation Guide.

Corrections (we're not perfect):

Date changes:

  Herbster Smelt Fry - April 30th
  Mt Borah Epic - June 4th
  Superior Vistas Bike Tour - June 25th
  Cornucopia Day - August 13th
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