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Place Category: Explore, Lodging, and Camping - Parks

  • The Washburn Athletic Field Complex located at 3rd Avenue East and Memorial Park Drive, consists of three ball fields, one for regulation Little League, High School Baseball, and softball. The park, provides off- street parking lots accessible from either 3rd Avenue East and 1st Avenue East. The park consists of a pavilion building consisting of a covered picnic area, concession stand and rest rooms that are opened when a responsible party makes arrangements for the use the facility. The Athletic Field Complex hosts two winter skating rinks and a warming house.

    The East Side Tennis Courts are located on East Third Street adjacent to Autumn Manner, a public housing facility of the Washburn Housing Authority. The two lighted courts are heavily utilized by the community and home of the Washburn Tennis Association. Tennis courts are also available at Hillside Park. Located almost 300 feet above the shoreline of the lake at the intersection of Hillside Drive and 5th Avenue West, this park consists of two lighted tennis courts, basketball court, limited playground equipment and space for sandlot baseball, football, and soccer games.

    Jackie’s Field is a 2.5 acre neighborhood park located at the intersection 3rd Avenue East and East 3rd Street adjacent to DuPont Row. The park is named after a longtime community member and sports coach whose teams practiced at this location. The park consists of open play area, sand lot ball diamond and playground.

    Thompson’s West End: Thompson’s West End Park offers a variety of recreational opportunities for residents and visitors alike. The park offers 27 acres of gradually sloping shoreline to the water’s edge. Visitors to Thompson’s West End Park will find the following recreational opportunities:
    ·         Unguarded Swimming Beach
    ·         Playground
    ·         Open play area
    ·         Fishing Pier
    ·         Access to Lakefront Parkway and Walking Trail
    ·         Boat Launch (fee charged)
    ·         Shoreline Fishing
    ·         Covered Picnic Shelter
    ·         Artesian Water

    Memorial Park:Memorial Park is a heavily shaded recreation area and campground of majestic pines on a bluff overlooking Chequamegon Bay.
    Access to the beach is provided by steps down the bluff. Visitors to the park may occasionally witness the silent passage of a freighter headed for the Port of Ashland or Washburn’s commercial dock. Every evening visitors will experience the twinkling lights of Ashland across the Bay.
    Memorial Park offers the following facilities:
    ·         Picnic Areas
    ·         Covered Picnic Shelter
    ·         Playground
    ·         Open play areas
    ·         Flush Toilets
    ·         Lakeside Vistas
    ·         Shoreline Fishing

    Long Lake
    Long Lake Park is located west of Washburn on Wannebo Road and north on Forest Road #435. This park is a perfect spot for a picnic, canoeing, hiking, fishing, and swimming.

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