The Minocqua – Woodruff area, in Wisconsin, widely known among midwestern fishermen as theLakeland Area, has one of the largest concentrations of freshwater lakes in the world, with over 3,200. The area has countless streams and brooks, and is also the headwaters of the two largest river basins in Wisconsin: the Wisconsin River and the Chippewa-Flambeau Systems. World-class fishing, boating and water-skiing are among the popular pastimes. Off the water, there’s an impressive network of trails for hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling. For an overview of the wildlife and striking local habitat, visitors can cruise through the spectacular Willow Reservoir.
Fishing enthusiasts and family vacationers plan annual as well as weekend trips to this popular destination. Area resorts, motels, campgrounds, bait/tackle outlets, shops and fishing tournaments cater to anglers as well as their families. Local restaurants and shops have everything to keep travelers and their families well fed and supplied during their stay.
Towns: Minocqua, Woodruff, Arbor Vitae
Bodies of Water: Minocqua Chain, Kawaguesaga, Mid