On a sunny, summer day, surrounded by some of the best fishing in Northwest Wisconsin, it is easy to see why Birchwood is known as the Bluegill Capital of Wisconsin. First stop? Take a picture with the giant bluegill at the edge of town, of course! The area offers endless fishing opportunities. A local favorite for fishing, canoeing or just a day of exploring is the Sawmill Park area just to the north of Birchwood. The area offers a high density of glacial lakes, primitive camping and two canoe portage routes. In addition to the fishing opportunities, Birchwood is well-known for their vast ATV and snowmobile trail systems. Easy trail access to lodging, dining, and gas make Birchwood a great entry point for exploring the area trails.
Places to StayBack to Top of List
The Birchwood area offers a wide variety of resort options. Whether you're looking for a modern cabin with lake level access or a rustic cabin for a fishing adventure, Birchwood won't disappoint. Camping is also plentiful and the local motel offers great amenities with easy access to the trail.
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From homemade pizza or "Almost World Famous Hashbrowns" to the "North Wood's Best Bloody Mary", Birchwood has a variety of restaurants to choose from. Whether you're looking for a nice dinner or a breakfast to satisfy the whole family, you'll find plenty of palate pleasing places in Birchwood.
What to DoBack to Top of List
While lake recreation is usually #1 when visiting the Birchwood area, there are plenty of other activities to do while in the area as well. Take a wander through downtown for shopping and great food. The Birchwood Historical Museums are a great way to get a feel for Birchwood's rich history.
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Birchwood is a popular destination for ATV and Snowmobile enthusiasts as the town is surrounded by hundreds of miles of trails, making it the perfect hub for your trail riding getaway. In addition to ATV and snowmobile, the area offers beautiful hiking and some incredible golf courses will keep you coming back.
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While Birchwood's Bluegill Festival may be the main event for the summer, there are many events held throughout the year as well. Be sure to check out the Woodcrafters in Birchwood for a really cool display of varying woodcrafts.