Birchwood is a quiet, warm and friendly hide-a-way village that many people find to be the perfect place to unwind and get back in touch with nature. Easy to get to and located not too far from Hayward, Spooner and Rice Lake, Birchwood also makes a great "home base" for day trips while still offering the solitude that so many people see as a requirement for a relaxing get-a-way.
Birchwood, Bluegill Capital of Wisconsin, is the preferred area if you want to avoid the crowds and escape to the serenity of a quaint village and its many surrounding area lakes. Whether you want to fish, swim, boat or water-ski, the many lakes in the Birchwood area have it all. Fish for a variety of species including: Northern Pike, Walleye, Bass, Bluegill and Crappie.
The Tuscobia Trail was a railroad right-a-way but when the railroad removed the tracks, it became very popular to snowmobilers, hikers, bikers and more recently, ATVers. The Tuscobia offers hundreds of miles of riding.
The Ice Age Trail is a non-motorized vehicle trail offering varied degrees of challenge to hikers and bikers. Maps are available in Birchwood for both the Tuscobia and adjoining trails by the snowmobile club and the ATV club. Maps are also available for the Ice Age Trail.