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Railroad aficionados love Spooner. Here, they can ride in elegant, refurbished railway cars dating from 1910 to 1930 aboard excursions offered by the Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad. Spooner is also the home of the Railroad Memories Museum in the city’s former C&NW depot. In summer you can also tour Spooner’s state fish hatchery where the Wisconsin DNR grows musky, walleye and northern pike.
Top photo opportunity is…
Take a ride on a historic train which passes through some of the most scenic country in Northern Wisconsin. The ride is especially popular in the fall when the trees turn to brilliant shades of red, orange and yellow. Another great photo opportunity is the giant cowboy located on the north end of town. Spooner is home to a professional rodeo and its cowboy mascot stands proud welcoming everyone to the area.
Mark these events on your calendar...
- Jack Frost Festival
- Spooner Rodeo
- Jack Pine Savage Days
- Jack O’ Lantern Festival
Your child will always remember…
Racing you on the local go kart track, walking downtown for an ice cream cone and taking a tour of the world’s largest musky fish hatchery.
Must see attractions...
When visiting Spooner, you’ll want to be sure to check out the Railroad Memories Museum and take a ride on a historic train at the WI Great Northern Railroad. If you love the water, you’ll want to stop by the Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum which displays handcrafted canoes from years past.
Small town charm...
Taking a walk in this historic downtown will remind you of days gone by. Of special interest may be the historic tin ceilings which can be seen in many downtown shops. While browsing the many unique shops, you’ll be sure to meet many friendly locals who will help you find exactly what you are looking for to make your trip memorable.