Where to Go. What to Do.
Within about an hour of Birchwood, WI.


Hello friends and Birchwood fans!

happy golden retriever swimming in a lake.

Welcome to our brand-new “Local Guide” page, dedicated to good stuff within an hour’s drive of Birchwood, Wisconsin.

We’re still sprucing things up and getting it formatted, so pop back often as this page changes daily.

Birchwood, proudly known as the “Bluegill Capital of Wisconsin,” is more than just an amazing little town. It’s your gateway to incredible adventures – right in the center of Northwoods lake country.

Two girlfriends shopping on main street in northern Wisconsin.

Whether you’re a weekend visitor, a seasonal cabin owner, or one of our lucky local residents, this guide is your trusty compass to finding the hidden gems and well-loved spots around the Birchwood area.

Imagine the kind of small-town charm that feels like a modern Mayberry. That’s the setting for your next adventure.

Start by exploring the scenic beauty of the Tuscobia State Trail, a hot-spot for hikers, bikers, and snowmobilers. This trail winds through some of the most breathtaking scenery Wisconsin has to offer.

Craving a bit of water adventure? Birch Lake, Red Cedar Lake, and the Chetek Chain of Lakes are your go-to spots for fishing, boating, or just soaking up the sun on a lazy afternoon.

For the history buffs, a short drive will take you to the fascinating Pioneer Village Museum in Cameron, where you can step back in time and experience Wisconsin’s rich heritage.

Mary's Bluegill Bar beer, fries and burger

Or if you’re in the mood for some local flavor, check out the endless restaurants and pubs dotting the area – each with its own unique story and mouthwatering dishes.

We’re excited to share more about the area’s seasonal events, hidden hiking spots, and cozy B&Bs. So keep your eyes peeled, your calendar open, and your sense of adventure ready.

Birchwood and its surroundings are waiting to be explored, and we’re here to guide you every step of the way.

Welcome aboard, and let the adventure begin!


local highlights

Featured Venues

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Country Lane Farmers Market
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Country Lane Market & Pantry

This old-time general store is like a step back in time, with bulk supplies and homestyle goodness.

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Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary

A 600-acre nature preserve with extensive trails, lakes, clubhouse and educational activities for all ages.

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Eastern bluebird on apple tree blossom branch.
Frontier trader at Red Cedar River Rendezvous.
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Pioneer Village Museum

This reconstructed old village shares local history through authentic exhibits and family-friendly events.

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Red Barn Theatre

Enjoy a cozy, engaging atmosphere for enjoying seasonal theater productions and local talent.

Red Barn Theater, Rice Lake WI