9 Mile Tavern and Canoe & Kayak Rentals

  • 9 Mile Tavern

    9 Mile Tavern

At the beginning of the Flambeau River State Forest, you'll find 9 Mile Tavern, the starting point for canoe or kayak river trips. Shuttle service is provided. Old Town canoes and kayaks are featured for day trips as well as two and three day trips, or longer. There are several stretches of river for you to take - whichever you choose, you will have enjoyed a most scenic and spectacular river. The Flambeau River is recognized as the best canoeing river in the nation! For a unique experience, stop in at this cozy, old-time tavern, a 1930’s original red log building, and meet long-time owners Herbie & Carm.

Hours of Operation

Summer hours: 9am-11pm daily; Winter hours: Noon-9pm; call ahead.


Located 9 miles west of Fifield on Hwy 70.


  • On Water


  • Yes

Average Entrée Price

  • Snacks only


  • Yes

Canoeing & Kayaking Services Available

  • Rentals
  • Shuttle