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Family Fun

 

Youth Scavenger Hunt

Exploring Washburn County is extra fun when the kids are participating in the Youth Scavenger Hunt.  Visitors 18 years of age or under are eligible to participate.  Complete five activities, bring back the brochure with your parent and pick a prize! More information is available at the Washburn County Information Center. 

Click to download the Youth Scavenger Hunt Brochure

Become a Junior Ranger or WebRanger!

With the help of activity booklets, Junior Rangers protect, explore and learn about the parks and their history. Once booklets are completed kids are then sworn in as Junior Rangers and are awarded a badge or patch, and certificate. Kids can be Junior Rangers even if they are unable to visit national parks. To begin your journey as a Junior Ranger visit www.nps.gov/webrangers.

Beaches

Birchwood - Doolittle Park

Minong - Totogatic Park

Shell Lake - Shell Lake Beach, Highway 63

Ice Skating

College Street Park - Spooner

Minong Ballfield - Minong

Village Hall - Trego

Lions Park - Stone Lake

Bowling

     Northwoods' Lanes - Spooner (715) 939-1203

Mini-Golf

Bulik's Amusement Park - Spooner (715) 635-7111

Go-karting

Bulik's Amusement Park - Spooner (715) 635-7111

 

 

Tennis Courts

Birchwood - on Birch Street

Shell Lake - Recreational Park, located just off Hwy 63

Trego - next to Village Hall

Movie Theater

Palace Theatre - Spooner (715) 635-2936

Wildlife Sanctuaries

Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary - Sarona (715) 635-6543

Arcade

     Quarter's Arcade - Spooner (715) 635-7529

     Bulik's Amusement Park - Spooner (715) 635-7111

Other fun ideas to do with the kids...

 

Canoe/Kayaking/Tubing

Geocaching

Hiking & Wildlife Viewing

Horseback Riding

 

Kids' Fishing Areas

Minong Kids' Pond - Located at the Minong Ranger Station on Highway 77, on the east side of Minong, WI.  The pond is stocked with trout and panfish for kids only.  Adults may assist small children.  Catch and relase is encouraged, but kids may keep a few to eat.  Best fishing is in May to early June.

Totogatic Fishing Pier - Located at the Washburn County Campground on Minong Flowage, Northeast of Minong, WI off County Highway I.  Panfish, bass, northern pike and carp are most frequent catches.  There are picnic, beach and boat landing facilities. 

Yellow River Flowage Pier and Shoreline - Located on the West side of Spooner on the South side of Highway 70 at the Governor Thompson Hatchery grounds.  Fish for panfish, trout, bass, northern, walleye and other species from the bank or several fishing piers on the flowage or the river below the dam.  Guided Hatchery tours are subject to change, please contact the hatchery at 715-635-4149 for tour information.