Winter in Washburn

A spectacular winter wonderland awaits you in Washburn, on the tranquil shores of Lake Superior. As snow blankets the landscape, Washburn transforms into a picturesque snowy haven, inviting you to indulge in the magic of the season. Experience the thrill of snowshoeing or cross-country skiing through pristine trails, where glistening snowflakes create a serene ambiance. Immerse yourself in the warmth of our tight-knit community. Whether you’re seeking the thrill of ice fishing on the frozen lake or the peaceful solitude of a snow-covered landscape, Washburn’s winter beauty promises an unforgettable experience in the heart of Northern Wisconsin’s snowy paradise.

Winter bucket list:

  • Ice Fishing on Lake Superior or any of the inland lakes.
  • Snowmobiling on the 600+ miles of groomed trails.
  • Snowshoeing through the National Forest or along the National Lakeshore.
  • Skiing (downhill, cross country, skijoring) or snowboarding we have it all. 
  • Fat Tire Biking the groomed trails on the Mt. Ashwabay trail system.
  • Hike to the frozen Houghton Fall or Ice Caves off Houghton Point.
  • Stargazing and looking for the Northern Lights is easy thanks to the incredible dark night sky.
winter biking in washburn