Balsam Lake is surrounded by dozens of lakes, including 2,000-acre Balsam Lake, renowned for its splendid bass fishing. The Polk County Museum, operated by the county historical society, is housed in the old county courthouse in town.
Lakeview Park, Inc
RV park on shore of Balsam Lake. Shower house with flush toilets. Fish cleaning house, dump station. Quiet, relaxing atmosphere.
Perry Mound Rentals
Modern cabins completely set up for housekeeping on Balsam Lake, known for its sunfish, crappies, walleye, bass and northern pike.
Thirsty Otter Tavern & Resort
Great menu, home of the famous Otter Burger, daily specials, Saturday & Sunday breakfast. Full bar, outside bar & patio, live music, special events and cabin...
Seven Scenic Natural Wonders of Polk County
Natural Attractions and Parks
From rivers to forests and everything in between, Polk County has an abundance of natural wonders to explore on your next trip to northwest Wisconsin.
Savoring the Past: Supper Clubs
What makes a supper club a supper club? A night club might be defined as a supper club in a city, while supper clubs are typically farther out in the country,...
Six Wacky Winter Wisconsin Sports
Wisconsin offers fun-filled winter activates, but when cabin favor kicks in the sporting events can get a little wacky. See what we mean.