There are few things as invigorating and restorative as Wisconsin in the springtime. As the season changes it brings along new life and a flurry of activity. Take a brisk hike on one of our incredible trail systems, visit Crex Meadows or the Namekagon Barrens to witness the crane migration and join the local bike club on their scheduled rides down secluded country roads. Spring fishing makes for a great family adventure whether from the shoreline, the dock or a pontoon.
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.
Burnett County, in NW WI, is home to 500 lakes, 10 major rivers, 30 streams, 11 major wildlife areas, & 2 historic trading posts. Use #BurnettCountyWI
From the Blog
2017 Top 10 > Forts Folle Avoine
The people have spoken, and Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park has been voted the top history/culture experience for 2017!
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Burnett County Tourism Coalition
For County Tourism related inquiries:
Burnett County Tourism Office
715-349-5999 or 800-788-3164
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