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Fall Color Drive in Washburn County

 September 23, 2016

What is better than Washburn County in the Summer?…Washburn County in the Fall!!

With much to do during the summer, you can stay just as busy around here during the beautiful fall months. With the luscious green trees changing to the beautiful reds, oranges, and yellows there are many different ways to be out enjoying the colors. Here are just a few ideas for how you can spend a crisp fall weekend in Washburn County.

Train Ride- Take an afternoon ride or stay the night on the Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad. Experience the stunning fall colors by rail while the train travels through the forest, past fields, and along the scenic Namekagon River. The train offers Sightseeing, Bed & Breakfast, Elegant Dinner, and Family Pizza Train Rides throughout the fall months. 

Fall Color Driving Tour- Grab a Washburn County Highway Map and follow one of the many different routes for cars, bicycles, or motorcycles. The routes range anywhere from 39 miles up to 61 miles weaving through Northwest Wisconsin Forests, around the beautiful lakes, and bringing you through some great small towns. Click to order your Fall Colors Brochure.

ATV Scenic Tour- Washburn County offers a scenic route along 100 miles of ATV trails highlighting many different natural, historical, and man-made sites. Although the scenic route is open all year round, the views are spectacular during the fall season when the colors really start to pop. Click to order your ATV and Fall Color Packets.

Hiking & Wildlife Viewing- If you are one for hiking and taking in the beautiful nature surroundings in the area, there are many different trails to choose from. Trails can be as short as one mile or up to ten miles; so there are trails for all to take advantage of! Click to find out more about hiking in Washburn County


For other ideas of fall adventures and activities to do, visit http://www.washburncounty.org/what-to-do/fall-colors.