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Outdoor & Nature Based Attractions, Spooner Fish Hatchery, Photo: Spooner BID Fun on the Farm, Berry Picking in Washburn County Family Fun, Painting Pottery at The Potter's Shed, Photo: Potter's Shed Breweries, Wineries & Distilleries of Washburn County Historical Attractions, Railroad Memories Museums in Washburn County

Paint pottery like a true artist. Ride on a historic train. Take a hike at a nature sanctuary. Learn how to age a fish. Sip on locally brewed beer. The fun, the attractions, the memories are made by exploring all that Washburn County has to offer. 

Family Fun

The kids will love it, and so will mom, dad, grandma, grandpa, and everyone else tagging along on your Washburn County adventure. Whether it's indoor fun or outdoor explorations, the small town charm filled with attractions, experiences and just plain fun stuff to do will fill your days!

Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries

What's better than sipping on something local? No matter what your flavor, you will be able to find it here in Washburn County! A local brewery that is always putting out new brews to add to your flight, a distillery that uses its Century Farm grains to create Yeoman vodka, and a certified organic winery. Yes! These are all stops you can make while you're in the area.

Outdoor & Nature Based Attractions

Soak in the great outdoors of Washburn County. From a 600-acre nature preserve in Sarona, to the World's Largest Musky Fish Hatchery in Spooner, and of course, a few other fun things in between. No matter what your speed of outdoor fun you're looking for, you'll be able to enjoy it here. Each of the outdoor & nature based attractions throughout Washburn County will offer a fun and unique experience.

Historical Attractions

From railroads to canoes to living history, Washburn County's rich heritage is fascinating and fun. With a history that stretches back centuries, there are countless stories to be told in Washburn County, offering visitors a chance to travel back in time to Northwest Wisconsin's bygone days. The museums have preserved the history that has built the area to what it is today, everyone will enjoy stepping back in time. 

Honoring Our Veterans

Paying tribute to the men and women who have served our country, are beautiful memorials in Washburn County. A replica of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier calls Spooner home, at Veterans Memorial Waterfront Park. And, a beautiful resting place just north of Spooner, Northern Wisconsin Veterans Cemetery. Many come to pay their respects and admire these beautiful tributes. 

Fun on the Farm

From picking your own blueberries in the summer to enjoying a corn maze in the fall, fun on the farm comes in all fashions. You can visit a biodiverse farm and shop the product made right on site, pick up local veggies & produce at the local farmers' markets, or just enjoy some fun on the farm like grain train rides and much more.

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Birchwood Area Log Museum

 

Birchwood Area Historical Society
101 N. Main Street
Birchwood, WI 54817

715-354-3278

 

 

The Birchwood Area Log Museum houses a hand carved replica of an entire logging camp operation at the turn of the century. In addition to the logging camp replica, the museum also houses many logging ... more

 

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Bulik's Amusement Center

N5639 Highway 63
Spooner, WI 54801

715-635-7111

Bulik's Amusement Center is a great family fun amusement park. Started in 1980, Bulik's has been a family owned amusement center ever since. Bulik's is a great place to bring your family and enjoy our ... more

 

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The Burch Barn


N5921 County Hwy K
Spooner, WI 54801

715-635-7787
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The Burch Barn is currently a pumpkin patch serving  fall family fun! As you enter through the white shed the old wood rafters and the ambiance of the barn brings you back to simpler days with rustic ... more

 

 

Clover Meadow Winery


23396 Thompson Road
Shell Lake, WI 54871

715-468-4224
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Specialties: Paired Food, Organic, Sustainable, Eclectic ... more

 

 

Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park

 


8500 County Rd U
Danbury, WI 54830

715-866-8890
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Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park is a living history site on 80 wooded acres along the Yellow River with authentic 1802 Fur Trade Posts & an Indian Village. The Historical Park is located near ... more

 

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Howard Morey Homestead

 

Birchwood Area Historical Society
Park Avenue
Birchwood, WI 54817

715-354-7300

715-354-3278

The Morey house was originally built in 1901, and with many additions was finally completed in 1908. Howard Morey's parents bought the house for $304.07 in 1917. In 1924 Howard left Birchwood for ... more

 

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Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary

N2384 Hunt Hill Road
Sarona, WI 54870

715-635-6543
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Hunt Hill is a 600 acre sanctuary with 13 miles of hiking trails that go around and through old growth and cutover forest, glacial lakes, fen, bog, marsh and prairie. With varied habitats, Hunt Hill ... more

 

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Jack Link's Aquatic & Activity Center


714 W. Hokah St.
Minong, WI 54859

715-972-8320
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The Jack Link’s Aquatic & Activity Center is a community center that enhances community life in Minong and the surrounding area by providing positive and impactful social, physical, and recreational ... more

 

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Namekagon Visitor Center - National Park Service


W5483 Hwy 63
Trego, WI 54888

715-635-8346

The Namekagon Visitor Center is operated by the National Park Service. The center features new exhibits including a life size replica sturgeon, interactive and hands on exhibits, and a diorama ... more

 

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Northern Wisconsin Veterans' Memorial Cemetery


N4063 Veterans Way
Spooner, WI 54801

715-635-5360

The Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery near Spooner provides a final resting place for veterans and creates a lasting memorial to their achievement and sacrifices. The cemetery has an ... more

 

 

Palace Theater

 


238 Walnut St.
Spooner, WI 54801

715-635-2963
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The Palace Theater is conveniently located in historic downtown Spooner, WI. Additional parking is available one block south of Main St. ... more

 

 

Pioneer Village Museum

1866 13 1/2-14th Ave.
Cameron, WI 54822

715-458-2080
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You will feel like you truly stepped back in time when you visit this historic museum of 40-plus buildings & structures dating back to the 19th Century. You will get to visit a blacksmith shop, town ... more

 

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The Potter's Shed


260 Industrial Blvd.
Shell Lake, WI 54871

715-468-4122
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Cafe Specialties: Gourmet Coffee, Salads, Soup, Paninis ... more

 

 

Quarter's Arcade

Sam Smith
111 Elm St.
Spooner, WI 54801

715-635-7529
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We now have $1 MINI GOLF, 31 arcade machines, 3 kiddie rides, and an air hockey table all for 25 cents a play. We also have a pop and vending machine filled with yummy things! Our party room is ... more

 

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Railroad Memories Museum


424 Front St.
Spooner, WI 54801

715-635-3325
715-635-6321
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Railroad Memories Museum, in the old Chicago & North Western depot in downtown Spooner, is dedicated to the preservation of railroad memorabilia and the education of the public on the significance of ... more

 

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Shell Lake Arts Center

802 First St.
Shell Lake, WI 54871

715-468-2414
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The mission of the Shell Lake Arts Center is to provide creative arts education and enrichment experiences for diverse populations of youth and adult learners.  Home to the oldest continuous jazz ... more

 

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Spooner Ag Research Station Teaching & Display Garden

 

UW - Extension
N5264 Orchard Ln.
Spooner, WI 54801

715-635-3506

This award winning one-acre garden includes landscaped perennial and annual display gardens, an enabling garden, themed vegetable gardens and displays of small fruits, grapes and fruit trees. It is an ... more

 

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Spooner Civic Center


301 Walnut St.
Spooner, WI 54801


715-939-1106
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The Spooner Civic Center is the largest indoor ice arena in Northern WI. There are lots of amenities to take advantage of all the great things the Civic Center has to offer.  ... more

 

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Spooner Fish Hatchery


Wisconsin DNR
951 W. Maple St.
Spooner, WI 54801

715-635-4147

The Spooner Fish Hatchery, Governor Tommy G. Thompson Hatchery, is the largest hatchery of its kind in the world; it is operated by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. The facility annually ... more

 

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Stone Lake Historical Society Museum


6064 Stone Lake Rd.
Stone Lake, WI 54876

715-865-4940

The museum complex comprises the original Stone Lake SOO Line depot, a 1913 SOO Line caboose and the original 1926 Stone Lake Town Hall. ... more

 

 

Theatre in the Woods

 


605 First St.
Shell Lake, WI 54871

715-468-4387
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Theatre in the Woods is a community theatre organization within the Shell Lake Arts Center. Since its inception, TITW has formed a reputation for professional calibur performances. A common passion ... more

 

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Spooner Veterans' Memorial


Highway 63
(Across from Ton'y Riverside)
Spooner, WI 54801

715-635-3256
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The Spooner Veterans' Memorial is located in Waterfront Park on the south side of Spooner. Dedicated in 2004, the memorial consists of six jet-black stones, 8 feet wide and 5 1/2 feet high. Each stone ... more

 

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Washburn County Historical Museum - Shell Lake


102 W 2nd Ave.
Shell Lake, WI 54871

715-468-2982
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The Washburn County Historical Museum depicts the last 150 years of Washburn County, including the St. John's Lutheran Church, built in 1888; the former parsonage, now called the Annex, built in 1896; ... more

 

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Washburn County Historical Museum-Springbrook


N8582 Andrews Rd.
Springbrook, WI 54875

715-468-2982
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The church museum in Springbrook, built in 1906, was formally the St. Magdalene Catholic Church. It has been open as a museum since 1992. The museum contains local artifacts, photos, farm & medical ... more

 

 

Wilderness Walk Zoo & Recreation Park


9503 N State Road 27
Hayward, WI 54843

715-634-2893
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Come visit 35 Acres of Northwoods Fun! Wilderness Walk is a great family attraction with much to see and do - be sure to bring your camera to capture all these memories! ... more

 

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Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum

 


312 N Front St.
Spooner, WI 54801

715-635-2479
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The Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum is home to a variety of antique and historic canoes. The continuously changing displays bring canoe enthusiasts from all over the world to enjoy the displays each ... more

 

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Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad


N6639 Dilly Lake Rd.
Trego, WI 54888

715-635-3200
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All aboard! Enjoy a scenic train ride along the Namekagon River, part of the St. Croix National Park System. Tour a 15-mile stretch of the old Chicago & Northwestern track between Spooner and ... more

 

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