Welcome to Stone Lake, WI!
Located on the border of Washburn & Sawyer Counties, Stone Lake is a treasure of a small town. Stone Lake has big appeal to visitors, especially in the fall when the annual Stone Lake Cranberry Festival occurs. Thousands of people gather in this small town the first Saturday of October to celebrate all things cranberry. The event includes over 300 Arts & Craft Vendors, Cranberry Crate Derby, Parade & much more! Antiques hunters, history buffs, and shopping lovers will find their little piece of paradise in this little northwoods town. While you’re in town enjoying one of the many surrounding lakes, be sure to stop into the local coffee shop for a cup of fresh brewed gourmet coffee or sip your favorite glass of wine at the local wine shop.
What to Do
Situated amongst some of the most beautiful lakes in Northwest Wisconsin, there's always something to do in Stone Lake. Take in music on the patio at Red Schoolhouse Wines, pick up some bait from Stone Lake Bait and head out on the lake, or take a step back in time at the Stone Lake Historical Museum.
Stone Lake Cranberry Festival
It's the most celebrated time of year in Stone Lake, the cranberry harvest! Surrounded by marshes, the area is home to the Stone Lake Cranberry Festival. Enjoy a day of marsh tours, over 300 art & craft vendors, a parade, crate box derby down the "big hill", and of course, cranberry goodies of all kinds! It's a can't miss event.
Where to Eat
From Friday Fish Fry to true Chicago-style italian beef and spaghetti, Stone Lake offers a wide variety of dining options. Head to Stone Lake Pub for a great burger or Red Schoolhouse Wines for table munchies that everyone will love (and trust us, they pair great with the wine!)
Stone Lake is the perfect stop for an afternoon of shopping. Stroll to The Last Frontier where you'll find a unique mix of antiques and gifts, head over to Vintage Home to find a new "used" treasure, and then be sure to pop into Red Schoolhouse Wines where you'll find a variety of wines and gifts in an old schoolhouse.
Rustic Road #71
Rustic Road Route #71 skirts the western shore of Stone Lake. The trees along the route form a graceful arch overhead which is beautiful in the summer and absolutely stunning during the fall color season. This route connects to one of the Washburn County Fall Color Tour routes, so be sure to pick up a tour map.
Take a walk through Stone Lake Wetland Park, hop on an ATV and hit the Washburn or Sawyer Co. trails, or grab your road bike for a leisurely ride on one of the scenic country roads. If water is your pleasure, you're surrounded by lakes in Stone Lake. Be sure to check out the town's namesake for crystal clear water recreation.