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.

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Hiking & biking

The true beauty of Burnett County lies on back roads and trail heads. There is no better way to experience the outdoors than on the trails.

ATVing/utving

For folks looking for a faster-paced experience, enjoy 50 miles of ATV/UTV trails. Burnett County is a great place for motor sport enthusiasts.

fishing

Fishing is a favorite pastime for residents and visitors alike. Cast your line into our abundant waters and reel in the catch of a lifetime.

From the Blog

Cozy Coffee Shop

Cozy Coffee Shops in Burnett County

December 14, 2018

Burnett County may be small, but there is a love for coffee in this area that goes way beyond the two stoplights. Whether you are passing through or are a native to the area, you HAVE to stop in and indulge in these two delightful coffee shops if you are looking for a festive holiday…

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The Big Bundle Up!

December 1, 2018

Believe it or not, Christmas is just around the corner! As you wrap up your Christmas shopping (or if you are just beginning to tackle your list..!) know that The Big Bundle Up operation is going strong with a local drop off location right in Siren at The Lodge at Crooked Lake! There are many…

Smoland Inn, Homemade Bread

National Homemade Bread Day

November 17, 2018

Kneading a fun night out? Take a bread class in honor of National Homemade Bread Day on November 17th, 2018! What better way to celebrate National Homemade Bread Day than by baking your very own delicious, light, fluffy loaf of bread at Smoland Prairie Inn? The farm is located right in between Siren and Grantsburg…

A Burnett County Bow Hunting Harvest

November 16, 2018

By: Kim Wheeler Grantsburg, WI I grew up in a family of sportsmen.  Both of my brothers hunt, and they are passionate about it.  My father loved to hunt and fish, but he passed away when I was 12 years old. I know that if he had lived longer, he would have taken me hunting when…

American Education Week

November 14, 2018

Happy American Education Week! We are incredibly grateful for all of the teachers, bus drivers, paraeducators, cafeteria workers, school nurses, school secretaries, custodians, and countless others that have dedicated their lives to shaping the minds of our youth here in Burnett County. Join us by celebrating each day this week: Monday: Kickoff Day Tuesday: Parents…

October/November Outdoor Report

November 6, 2018

Introduction This season so far has been a rather productive one. With the weather finally on track, we may finally have a normal season. My tally as of October 11th is 7 wood ducks, 2 mallards, 1 bluebill, 2 geese. As far as sightings the places I suggest you go would be Birch Island, and…

National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

November 4, 2018

Happy National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week! We are extremely grateful to the Humane Society of Burnett County for their love for animals and continuous dedication to the community. The HSBC is in the process of transitioning from their current shelter on Midtown Road in Siren to their much larger facility, The Peggy Schilling Animal Adoption…

September Outdoor Report – Farside Outdoors

September 29, 2018

Introduction As I sit here writing this, I reflect on the months leading up to my most favorite day of the year with the exception of Christmas and my birthday; opening day of duck season. As I get my boat ready, check Decoys and scout my land I already know this season will be awesome…

Information

Burnett County Tourism Coalition
burnettcountyfun@gmail.com

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For County Tourism related inquiries:
Burnett County Tourism Office
715-349-5999 or 800-788-3164
bctour@sirentel.net

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For County Government related inquiries:

BurnettCounty.com

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