Welcome to Burnett County
Wisconsin's Premier Northwest
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.
Fall in Burnett County
Enjoy a lengthy paddle down Wisconsin's Moving National Park.
Burnett County is home to some of the State's record catches. Reel in your trophy!
Enjoy the fall colors, grab your friends and hit the links!
You voted, and your Burnett County’s 2018 Top Tavern is the Fish Bowl Bar & Grill! People call it the pride of Danbury, Wisconsin and the “Cheers of the North.” Everyone has a story about the Fish Bowl! Featuring great drink specials and even better company, the Fish Bowl is definitely a great place to…
photo by Harriet Rice You voted, and the winner of best arts experience is the Webster Craft Fair! An annual event, the Webster Craft Fair is a must for fans of homemade arts, crafts, foods and more. One of the largest regional crafting and shopping events, be sure to stop by on Memorial weekend for…
photo by Siren Chamber of Commerce You voted, and the winner of best Burnett County Events are the Fourth of July Parades! Wherever you’re celebrating the fourth in Burnett County, you’ll be sure to find an incredible local parade. Organized by local residents and non profits, these family friendly events offer something for everyone. But…
photo by Nancy Herman You voted, and the winner of best trail experience is our scenic ATV trail system. Join us in Burnett County for some of the most scenic ATV trails in the region. With over 300 miles of winter-use ATV/UTV and snowmobile trails, expertly maintained by local clubs, you’ll find a full day of fun…
photo by Forts Folle Avoine You voted, and the winner of the best culture/history experience is Forts Folle Avoine! Burnett County is home to a truly unique historical attraction in Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park. This 80-acre park is the site of two early 1800s fur trading posts which had sat undisturbed for over 160…
You voted, and the winner of best wildlife experience is our excellent fishing! For fishing enthusiasts, you’ll enjoy our abundant waters as you reel in bass, musky, northern pike, bluegill, walleye and other pan fish. Prehistoric sturgeon swim the waters of the Yellow River, one of the more elusive catches. Ice fishing is a mainstay…