Elk Herd

Clam Lake, WI

Wildlife, Sightseeing, Attraction

The Clam Lake elk herd was estimated to be approximately 190 individuals as of March 2019. An interactive touch screen kiosk has been retrofitted into an existing sign board located at the junction of state highways 77 and GG.


Wisconsin Concrete Park

Phillips, WI


The Wisconsin Concrete Park is an outdoor museum with 237 embellished concrete and mixed media sculptures built between 1948 and 1964 by Fred Smith, a retired lumberjack and self-taught artist and musician.


St. Peter's Dome & Morgan Falls

Mellen, WI

Hiking, Sightseeing

Here are two popular trails - one leading to the 70-foot high Morgan Falls and the other to a scenic overlook at the top of St. Peter's Dome.


Various Wineries

Bayfield, WI

Attraction, Shopping

Visit various wineries in Bayfield county including:
Bayfield Winery - https://www.bayfieldwinery.com/
Seven Ponds Winery - https://www.wineriesonbetzoldroad.com/
White Winter Winery - https://whitewinter.com/
Pikes Creek Winery - http://www.pikescreekwinery.com/


Long Island Lighthouses

Long Island - Ashland, WI

Sightseeing, Attraction

Distant views of the Chequamegon Point and New LaPointe towers can be seen from a variety of locations on Madeline Island and along State High 13 on the mainland.


Bayfield Maritime Museum

Bayfield, WI

Museum, Attraction

The Bayfield Maritime Museum preserves, interprets, and presents artifacts that portray the dynamic nautical history of Bayfield and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.
Free Admission


Highbridge Hills Sports Complex

Washburn, WI


Disc golf - new location in Washburn, WI


Mellen Country Club

Mellen, WI


The Mellen Country Club is open to the public. They offer a challenging par 36, nine hole course, as well as a full service bar and menu.


Wildwood Haven Resort and Campground

Mellen, WI

Hiking, Boating, Camping, Rentals


Small campground on Long Lake. Day use for boat launch or swimming in the 111 acre spring fed lake. Row boat, kayak, paddle boat rentals. Small camp store with camp goods and North woods souvenirs. Campsites, RV W/E sites and cabins available for rent.


Various Orchards

Bayfield, WI


Bayfield’s location near Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands creates a unique micro-climate, which allows fruits and berries to flourish on the land surrounding the city.


Bond Falls

Paulding, MI

Waterfall, Sightseeing, Hiking

This is the best single waterfall in the Western U.P, and the second best waterfall in Michigan.


Pattison State Park

Superior, WI

Waterfall, Sightseeing, Hiking

This is the highest waterfall in Wisconsin, and is a very impressive waterfall.


Potato Falls

Gurney, WI

Waterfall, Sightseeing, Hiking

This is one of the most impressive waterfalls in all of Wisconsin. The waterfall is large, easy to find and provides all sorts of opportunities for exploration. There is also a nearby upper falls that is equally as impressive.


Brownstone Falls

Mellen, WI

Waterfall, Sightseeing

A very scenic waterfall, and easy to get to. Located in Copper Falls State Park. There are many other waterfalls in the area, including two others in the park.

Old Fire Tower Trail

Mellen, WI


Short hike to top of hill, follows old road to fire tower - now gone. Rock outcrops at top of hill. Just west of Penokee Overlook on GG.


Adventure Club Brewing

Bayfield, WI

Brewery, Attraction

Adventure Club Brewing is the new brewery and taproom in the beautiful coastal town of Bayfield, Wisconsin.


South Shore Brewery

Washburn, WI

Brewery, Attraction

An event venue and Taphouse with ten choices of flagship, specialty. seasonal beers and ever so often experimental beverages.


Big Top Chautauqua

Mt. Ashwabay, WI

Attraction, Entertainment

Big Top Chautauqua is Wisconsin’s most unique entertainment venue – a 900-seat, state-of-the-art, theater located at the base of Mt. Ashwabay, just south of Bayfield, off Highway 13. Big Top offers musical and performing art shows June-September, a summer Free Family series, an educational bluegrass day camp for kids and more!


Benoit Cheese Haus

Benoit, WI


Benoit Cheese Haus is an Old fashion Specialty Cheese Haus that carries many of Wisconsin’s finest cheeses!


Artesian Wells

Ashland, WI


FYOB - 'fill your own bottle' with clear, clean, fresh artesian water 24 hours a day!
Public artesian wells are located at:

-Maslowski Beach, on west U.S. Hwy. 2
-Prentice Park, just off Turner Road, on the west side of Ashland
-Freehands Lakeside Restaurant, 2521 West Lake Shore Dr


ABC Raceway and ABC Racing Association

Ashland, WI


Racing begins mid-May and continues every Saturday night until the end of August.


Ashland Mural Walk

Ashland, WI

Sightseeing, Art

Numerous beautiful public murals depicting actual people, places, and events from Ashland County’s rich history. From Butternut in southern Ashland County to Madeline Island in northern Ashland County. Ashland County has become a public art destination that is not weather-dependent. Our vibrant murals can be seen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year!


Mellen Museum

Mellen, WI


It's a small, self-guided, one-room, museum in downtown Mellen. It's worth a stop and it's great for a rainy day, if you're interested in the town's history. It tells the story of local residents, the industry that came and went and it gives you a good understating of what life was like in the North woods 100 years ago. Plan for about 30 minutes -1 hour.


Ice Caves

Bayfield, WI

Hiking, Sightseeing, Attractions

The mainland ice caves have developed quite a reputation over the years as a "bucket list" winter activity.
Visiting the caves in winter requires at least a 2 mile hike (round trip) on the ice of Lake Superior.


Copper Falls State Park

Mellen, WI

Hiking, Sightseeing

Spectacular waterfalls make Copper Falls State Park one of Wisconsin's most scenic parks. Log buildings built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s add to the park's charm. The park offers camping, hiking, bicycling, picnicking, fishing and swimming opportunities in Loon Lake. The 1.7-mile Doughboy's Nature Trail, along the Bad River, is one of the best hikes in Wisconsin.


Penokee Mountain Trail & Overlook

Mellen, WI

Hiking, Sightseeing

Loop trails for easy walking, trailhead shares the same parking lot as the Penokee Mt. Overlook.


Apostle Islands

Bayfield, WI

Sightseeing, Hiking, Attractions

The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore consists of 21 of the 22 Apostle Islands plus a 12-mile strip of mainland shore line, and 18 of these islands are in Ashland County.