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Bayfield County is not your typical Northwoods community. Experience nature...with amenities. This is the home of Wisconsin's national treasures including the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and the famous Ice Caves.
Escape from the world for a while - reconnect with nature. Then enjoy the local culture at area restaurants, shops and galleries.
From the rugged sandstone cliffs framing Lake Superior’s majestic glacial waters to the deep recesses of forest lakes and trails, from local art galleries to orchards and berry farms that hug rolling hills, you’ll find those secret, special places that provide a lifetime of memories.
Our respect for the pristine natural resources that surround us translates to an outward commitment to sustainability that you’ll find interwoven throughout your experience here. The welcome you’ll find here is genuine, and the opportunities for heart pumping adventure or tranquil relaxation are unlimited.
Once you've been here, we know we’ll have the pleasure of seeing you again. This is Wisconsin’s wild place - a destination you’ll never forget.