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Outdoor Activities

Here is Washburn County there is no shortage of ways to get outside, explore & have some fun! There is fun for the whole family to enjoy and make great memories that will last a life time so whether is be one of the trails you explore, a lake you fish on, or even berry picking - don't worry the outdoor of Washburn County has got you covered. Check out below for some more fun ways to make your trip a great one. See you outside!

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Batting Cages

Batting Cages at Bulik's Amusement Center

Batter Up! Step up to the plate and take a swing at the Bulik's Amusement Park batting cages. Bring your quarters to enjoy the two cages - one for softball & one for baseball. Some bats & helmets are available for use, provided by Bulik's.


Hay Rides

Get your family together or a group of friends and sit back & enjoy a hay ride. Make sure to make your reservations at least 24 hours in advance for this family fun activity & take in the beauty of the Northwoods at Heartwood Resort.



Feel the sand between your toes & listen to waves roll in. The public beaches in Washburn Co. are a great enjoy as much sunshine!

Birchwood - Doolittle Park
Minong - Big Bass Lake
Minong - Totogatic Park
Shell Lake - Shell Lake Beach
Springbrook - Beaver Lake Beach

Ice Skating

Lace up your skates for ice skating in Washburn County. Spooner City Park has a great outdoor rink that is kept up by wonderful volunteers from Spooner Area Youth Hockey. Each winter the rink is flooded and maintained for visitors & locals alike to use. 

Spooner City Park/College Street Park
Stone Lake Fire Hall Skating Rink

Berry Picking

Blueberry Picking

Although seasons vary each for when the berries are ready for picking, you will find a couple different spots to pick delicious farm fresh berries.

Bashaw Valley Farm & Greenhouse
The Berry Bucket

Mini Golf 

Bulik's Amusement Center offers many different family fun options including an 18 hole mini golf course. Pick your ball, grab a putter and have some fun! The whole family will enjoy the different obstacles each hole has, no hole is like the next. 


Disc Golf

You'll want to pack your discs because there are two beautiful disc golf courses in the area just waiting for you to show of your "frolfing" skills. You will find a nine hole course in Spooner, or if you venture to Trego you will find a 9-hole par 3 course & a 24-hole scenic championship course.

Namekagon National Disc Golf Course
Spooner Disc Golf Course

Sand Volleyball Courts

You don't have to be a pro to play sand volleyball, you just have to have fun! There are a few different sand volleyball courts to use at your leisure so bring a ball & make some memories.

Heartwood Resort - Trego
Lions Park - Stone Lake
Tip Town - Shell Lake
Totogatic Park - Minong


It's a nationwide treasure hunt that so many people are after. Washburn County has nearly 100 different caches located throughout the county for you to search for. You will find one and want to keep searching for more!

Search for Geocaches

Snow Tubing & Sledding

Looking for a great way to enjoy a beautiful winter day? Why not go back to everyone's childhood favorite activity of snow tubing & sledding down the best hill in the area. 

Heartwood Resort

Go Karting

Go Karting at Bulik's

Rev up those engines at Bulik's Amusement Park. Mom & Dad will even want to get in on the Go Karting fun after seeing how much fun the kids are having. Zoom around for just a few laps or enjoy 18 laps of fun!


Tennis Courts

Spring, Summer Fall, almost all  of the seasons you can get out on the court to try your skills. Be sure to bring your racket & a few balls with you.

Birch Street Park - Birchwood
Black Bear Golf Club - Minong
Tip Town - Shell Lake

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