A former lumbering town, Hayward keeps its past alive with the Lumberjack World Championships each summer. However, fishing enthusiasts know it better as the home of the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame. The area is also known as the “Golf Capital of Wisconsin” with 18 courses within an hour’s drive.
The Hayward Lakes area has been a Northwoods vacation destination for generations. Year after year, people come here to enjoy the fishing and swimming, and to stroll the small town streets, stopping to buy a piece of freshly made fudge or a pair of moccasins. Each year, the Hayward/Cable area hosts two of the world’s top racing events – the American Birkebeiner cross country ski races in February and the Chequamegon Fat Tire bicycle races in September.
A "Lure" of Lights Christmas Weekends
November 27 - January 02
Thousands of lights illuminate Hayward combining old world charm with modern technology making this a can't miss family outing. Weekend activities include:...
Pat's Landing Tipper Tourney
Ice fishing tourney for Northern Pike and Largemouth Bass on the west side of the Chippewa Flowage.
Seeley Hills Classic Ski Event
Classical technique 42K and 22K cross country ski races on the American Birkebeiner trails. Start and finish at the OO Trailhead.