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Washburn County Tourism Welcomes You!

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Welcome to Washburn County, “Northwoods in Every Direction.” Washburn County is the perfect home base to begin and end each day of your get-away adventures in Northern Wisconsin.

Wilderness hunters, anglers and wildlife enthusiasts are drawn to Washburn County because of its unique natural attributes. Washburn County has over 150,000 acres of wild, public lands, making the area a great get-a-way to enjoy all that nature has to offer. As a result of sparse population and careful land management practices, Washburn County’s lakes and rivers have superb fishing and recreational possibilities.

Washburn County has more than just a wealth of outdoor activities and natural beauty. There are sports and recreational activities to interest everyone. There are hundreds of miles of groomed snowmobile, ATV, bicycle, horseback riding and hiking trails, all of them are picturesque at any time of year. There is a three day, action packed, professional rodeo in the summer, many wonderful golf courses, museums, specialty stores and a scenic train ride. Within the county there are many special events and festivals with outdoor music that reflect the hometown, family friendly environment that you’re looking for to make your get-away relaxing and pleasant.

Come, relax and stay awhile. Slow down and spend some time with us, taking in the beauty of “Northwoods in Every Direction.”

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Visitors Center

E-mail: tourism
Phone: (800) 367-3306 or (715) 635-9696
Office Location: 122 N River Street, Spooner, WI 54801, US
Map of: Washburn County Tourism Information Office

Business hours

Monday-Friday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM CST
Saturday: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM CST
Sunday: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM CST
Memorial Day through Labor Day

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