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...
Ward's Balsam Beach Resort
Family resort with swimming beach, volleyball, family center and playground area. 2,3 and 4 bedroom cabins available, a fishing boat dock and weber grill are...
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...
Great burgers hot from the grill. Daily specials. Full menu. Friday Night Fish Fry.