Welcome to Minong, WI!
Looking for some peace and quiet on your Northwoods vacation? Search no further than the serene village of Minong and the surrounding area. Located near the northern border of Washburn County, the village and bordering townships of Minong and Frog Creek offer a haven for travelers looking to get away from the more crowded tourist destinations. Yet you’re close enough to shopping and attractions in nearby Spooner and Hayward for convenient day trips. Home to the corporate headquarters of Link Snacks Inc., makers of internationally-known Jack Link’s Beef Jerky, Minong itself offers a full-service grocery store, lumber and hardware supplies, fishing and hunting necessities, one of the region’s largest boat dealers, several restaurants as well as mini-golf, gift shopping and hand-scooped ice cream.
Encircled by the Northwoods in Every Direction, recreational opportunities for all interests abound. The Town of Frog Creek has more than 35,000 acres of county-owned forest land and the Town of Minong has more than 7,800 as well as thousands more owned by paper companies that allow public access. The Town of Minong boasts 27 named lakes and 32 more too small to be named.
What to Do
It's no wonder with all of the sparkling northwoods lake and thousands of miles of public land that Minong is a premier spot for outdoor enthusiasts. If you love to ATV, fish, or snowmobile, Minong is the destination for you. In addition, be sure to check out the new Jack Link's Aquatic & Activity Center for some indoor fun.
Recreation & Trails
Surrounded by public land and hundreds of miles of trails, Minong is a sportsmen's haven. The Wild Rivers State Trail runs directly through the Village of Minong and the community even offers an ATV Campground right alongside the trail for easy access; a sure sign of a trail-friendly community.
Where to Eat
Whether you are in the mood for some amazing bar-b-que, a Chicago-style pizza or italian beef, or walleye fingers, you're sure to find some food to make your mouth water when you're visiting the Minong area. It might take a few visits to choose your favorite, but trust us, you'll be happy you tried them all.
Minong Summer Days
Held in June, Minong Summer Days is the official kick off to summer in the Minong area. Live music, parade, kids' activities and sporting tournaments make this a great weekend for the whole family. Be sure to mark this on your calendar to make sure you're in town for the big festival weekend.
Where to Stay
Lake-front lodging abounds in the Minong area. Whether you're looking for a campsite with fishing access, a lakeside resort or a cozy hotel room, there's plenty of lodging options when you visit Minong. There's nothing better than waking up to the sounds of the north woods and Minong is the place to do just that.
Jack Link's Aquatic & Activity Center
The Jack Link's Aquatic & Activity Center opened for business in early 2018. This state of the art facility offers day passes for their activities. The kids are sure to love the pool with it's kid-friendly play structure. The center also has meeting space, workout facility, public computers, and a gymnasium.