NEW! Use our interactive mapping tools to find all there is to see and do in Bayfield County:

image of kayaking at Apostle Islands sea caves
Interactive Maps:  Go, Play, Eat & Stay   Trails

More mapping fun:

Download the new 2017-18 Snowmobile map on the FREE Avenza mobile app - once it's on your device, you can locate yourself out on the trails and forest roads (no cell reception needed!).

Note: The Bayfield County ATV/UTV, Highway, Mt. Ashwabay trails and CAMBA North trail maps are also available now on Avenza! Go to the shopping cart to search for the maps, but they are free.


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 local eateries, shops and museums.

Exploring the Ice Caves From the rugged sandstone cliffs framing Lake Superior’s clear waters to the forest, inland 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.

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Visitor & Recreation Guide

2017 Bayfield County Visitor Guide

image of cover - 2017 Bayfield County Visitor & Recreation Guide