Come Wander in Winter in Bayfield, Wisconsin! Thanks to its location along Lake Superior, the area gets hit with heavy lake effect snow, making it a mecca for the outdoor winter enthusiast! The area boasts pristine Nordic ski trails through lush boreal forests. Experience the unspoiled beauty of the area by snowshoeing through miles of powdery snow-covered trails along the shoreline. Check out our Winter Recreation report to keep up on trail conditions. After your outdoor adventure, warm up by the fire in a cozy cottage or locally owned hotel with a view. Visit Bayfield.org to book your winter getaway today!
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Mt. Ashwabay Outdoor Recreation Area offers more than 40 km of classic and skate ski trails that are groomed and tracked regularly. Check out our Winter Recreation Report for the latest ski conditions.
2. Wander in Winter
Experience the Magic of Bayfield, Wisconsin this winter, one of the smallest cities in the state. Visit a number of local and unique shops in our downtown. Book your winter getaway today.
3. Unspoiled Views
If downhill skiing is your thing, enjoy the view from the top of Mt Ashwabay Outdoor Recreation Area with views of Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands! Check out our Winter Recreation Report for the latest ski conditions.
4. Plunge into Winterfest
Take the plunge into Lake Superior during Bayfield’s Annual Winterfest, March 3-5, 2023. Enjoy winter activities throughout the area all weekend long. Check out our Winter Recreation Report for more information on Winterfest.
The Madeline Island Ferry Line will run between Bayfield and Madeline Island until Lake Superior freezes. When the lake freezes, locals and visitors will utilize the wind sled to get to and from Madeline Island. Check out our Winter Recreation Report for winter freeze-up information.
Bayfield.org 42 South Broad Street, P.O. BOX 138, Bayfield, WI 54814 (715) 779-3335