Minocqua • Arbor Vitae • Woodruff

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Explore more than a million acres of public forest and over 600 miles of trails. Read More


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Welcome to the communities of Minocqua, Arbor Vitae, and Woodruff - Nature’s Original Water Park™. We are located in Northern Wisconsin’s Lake Country where there are thousands of lakes, rivers, and streams that literally saturate the geography. Vacationers have long been visiting the Minocqua Area to enjoy all this water by boating, swimming, fishing, snowmobiling, hiking, biking trails, and more. There are no admission fees and we’re open year-round!

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Reopening Phase & Guidelines

View the Oneida County Reopening Plan & Safe Travel Tips

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A Fish a Day Keeps the Blues Away

With so many lakes, rivers and streams, you’ll find the Northwoods to be a great destination for the angler in your family. On the shore or by boat, the fish are usually biting in Minocqua.

Canoeing & Kayaking

Welcome to the Minocqua area with 2,300 bodies of fresh water, the highest concentration in the world. Read More


If you are looking to enjoy a Friday Fish Fry at a pub or Saturday Prime Rib at a Supper Club, our Northwoods... Read More

Things To Do

There is a reason families have been coming back to the Northwoods for decades. You can't do it all in one visit.... Read More

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Arbor Vitae, WI

Nestled deep in the Northwoods, surrounded by lakes, Arbor Vitae is a popular vacation destination for visitors seeking...


Woodruff, WI

Woodruff is a small, unique town that was established in 1888 in Oneida County. The population was 2,055 at the 2010...