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.
February 06 - February 07
Fun winter activities. Food, 4X4 Ice Drag races, Ice Bowling, Minnow Races, Kids games, Pond Hockey. Polar Plunge, and much more!
July 01 - July 03
Live music and Street Dance, Arts & Crafts, Boat Parade, Grand Parade, Queen Pageant, Bass Fishing Contest, Dancing, Fireworks, Classic Car Show. Root Beer...
Balsam Lake Motel
Newly remodedled motel blocks from town, churches, shopping, and Balsam Lake. Balsam Lake has a public fishing pier and swimming beach and lots of things to do...
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...
Cabin on Blake
Welcome to "Cabin on Blake!" This new construction lake home provides an up north "at the lake" feel with all of the modern conveniences. It is 3 bedrooms, 2...
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.