Welcome to Burnett County

Wisconsin's Premier Northwest

508 Lakes

to enjoy with family and friends

80 Miles

of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway

52,000 Acres

of wildlife area

Just 1.5 hours from the Twin Cities, nestled comfortably within a landscape of winding riverways, soaring pines and incredible wetlands, you’ll find Burnett County, Wisconsin.

Boasting over 500 pristine lakes and nearly 80 miles of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, Burnett County is a haven for water enthusiasts of all types.  From canoeing to swimming, fishing and ice fishing, memorable moments on our waters are yours for the taking year-round.

But the fun doesn’t stop where the water meets the shoreline.  Our natural spaces are second to none – enjoy a leisurely hike, bike ride or auto tour on one of our many scenic trailways or take advantage of over 50,000 acres of Wildlife areas, including our very own Wetlands Gem, Crex Meadows.

A true getaway for water and wildlife enthusiasts and the like, Burnett County is your premier northwest Wisconsin destination.

Winter in Burnett County



Enjoy over 300 miles of groomed snowmobile and winter-use ATV/UTV trails


Snowshoeing and Skiing

Plenty of trails for all skill levels, in every corner of the county


Ice Fishing

Not just a hobby, a habit. Try your skill at one of our many ice fishing contests

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Upcoming Events


Burnett County, WI

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We’re set up and ready to go for the 2018 Minnesota Golf Show!! Come by and say hi if your in the area. Tell your friends!! We’ll be here all weekend.

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Burnett County Tourism Coalition


For County Tourism related inquiries:
Burnett County Tourism Office
715-349-5999 or 800-788-3164


For County Government related inquiries: