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.
Polk County Snowmobile Trails
Polk County has 350 miles of groomed trails ranging from remote trails to the Gandy Dancer Trail. These trails offer breathtaking winter vistas as they pass...
Lakeview Park, Inc
RV park on shore of Balsam Lake. Shower house with flush toilets. Fish cleaning house, dump station. Quiet, relaxing atmosphere.
Polk County Museum
Preserving the Past for Future Generations. Built in 1899 and used as the County Court House until 1975 and is now on the National Register of Historical...
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.