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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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Summer in Burnett County

water sports

With over 500 lakes, Summer is a great time to go for a tubing adventure in burnett county.

fishing

get out on a dock or find a friend with a boat, because summer is the perfect time to cast a line.

farmers' markets

Shoppers will enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables, handmade jellies and goods, plants and more.

From the Blog

Crex Meadows featured in Travel Wisconsin Publication

April 16, 2017

Our very own Wetlands Gem, Crex Meadows Wildlife Area was a small feature this month in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Fun Times

Old Webster School remembered: brick by brick

April 10, 2017

Old Webster School remembered: brick by brick By Harriet Rice

2017 Top 10 > The Shop Bar & Grill

April 7, 2017

The people have spoken, and The Shop Bar & Grill at the intersection of county roads A & H has been voted the top dining experience for 2017!

2017 Top 10 > The Lodge at Crooked Lake

April 3, 2017

The people have spoken, and The Lodge at Crooked Lake in Siren, WI has been voted the top wildlife experience for 2017!

2017 Top 10 > Voyager Village Arts & Crafts Show

March 29, 2017

The people have spoken, and the annual The Voyager Village Arts & Crafts Show has been voted the top arts experience for 2017!

2017 Top 10 > Forts Folle Avoine

March 22, 2017

The people have spoken, and Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park has been voted the top history/culture experience for 2017!

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