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...
Indianhead Supper Club
Cedar-plank walleye, steak Whitecloud, fresh seafood, ribs smoked in-house. Built in 1939, most of the decor is original with knotty pine interior, piano...
Doc's Pub & Eatery
Great homemake pizza, daily specials, delivery available. Open Saturday & Sunday for breakfast. Live entertainment Friday & Saturday.
Great burgers hot from the grill. Daily specials. Full menu. Friday Night Fish Fry.
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.