Northwest Wisconsin Area
The Northwest Wisconsin area is full of year around recreational opportunities centered around the water and the woods. The landscape is dominated by water. There are hundreds of lakes, many rivers, streams and large and small wetlands. All of the water is flowing toward the St. Croix River, which forms the border between Minnesota and Wisconsin. Our lakes are mostly seepage lakes with sandy bottoms and clear water. They vary in size with the average being about 100 acres – each with its own charm.
The land is open and wooded, upland and lowland with hardwoods and pine. This variety of habitat is home to many kinds of wildlife. There are thousands of acres of public land throughout the area. Season to season, there are many activities for second home owners and residents alike. Spring and summer are spent on the water – fishing, boating and canoeing or off the water hiking, biking and golfing. Fall brings the spectacular colors of changing leaves and cooler weather for hiking and hunting. Winter brings the snow for snowmobiling on hundreds of miles of trails as well as cross country skiing, snowshoeing and ice fishing.