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Welcome to Long Lake, Wisconsin

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Pontoon on Long Lake

The Walleye Capital of Wisconsin, Long Lake in Washburn County is a picturesque 3,300 acre, 19 mile long lake reaching depths of over 70 feet.  The clear, spring-fed water, cool deep bays, gravel bars, pristine setting, and miles of undeveloped shoreline make a productive year-round fishery for walleye as well as large and small mouth bass, crappie, bluegill, and northern pike.  View the current fishing report here.  Long Lake offers many boat rentals at the area resorts and bait shops.   Spend your day fishing, kayaking, or even try stand up paddle boarding. 

Recreation/Trails: Enjoy spectacular sunsets, hike in the deep forests, take a leisurely pontoon ride, and watch the stars and northern lights.  See ospreys, eagles, loons, cranes, ducks, otter, beaver, muskrats, and deer while you quietly canoe the marsh edges.  Allow yourself time to sit back and enjoy the solitude in Long Lake’s natural environment.  Located just north of Long Lake is Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary, a 500-acre nature reserve with over ten miles of free hiking trails and snowshoe trails in the winter.  Hunt Hill offers an ideal setting to reconnect with nature and provides a variety of nature programs for all ages.  For the cross country ski enthusiasts, you’ll definitely want to check out the Nordic Woods Ski area on the North side of Long Lake. 

 

Long Lake is a popular destination for ATV and Snowmobile enthusiasts as well.  ATV and Snowmobile trails surround the Long Lake area (click here for current trail conditions) and you will be able to access many of the area businesses directly from the trail.  ATV and Snowmobile Rentals are available.

 

Lodging: Many wonderful lakefront resorts and cabins are located around Long Lake and there are some great opportunities for camping as well.  To the east of Long Lake on the Birchwood Fire Lane are the Sawmill Lake Campground and Sawmill and Loyhead Lake Canoe Portage TrailsIf you are looking for a quiet, remote camping experience, Sawmill is a great location for you. 

 

Dining: Long Lake is also home to some of the most delicious dining options in Northern Wisconsin, many of which come with a lake view and boat access.  Imagine sitting on a patio overlooking a beautiful Long Lake sunset at the end of a long day of fishing or kayaking…perfect!  Check out Long Lake's Dining options by clicking here.

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See you out on Long Lake!