Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center
Five-story observation tower, wildlife viewing platform, 100-seat theater, interpretive and historic exhibits and regional visitor information & trip planning for Wisconsin, Minnesota & Michigan UP; educational programs; events; accessible boardwalk trail on site. The Center's 180-acre site comprises lowland cedar and black ash, open fields, upland aspen, pine, spruce and balsam. The looped 2/3-mile boardwalk trail system winds through the cedar and tamarack wetlands. Adjacent to Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge.
Hours of Operation
The Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center is conveniently located at the intersection of County Hwy. G and U.S. Hwy. 2, about 2 miles west of Ashland.
- Disabled Access
Natural Attractions Type
- Scenic Vistas
- Wildlife Refuge & Reserves
- At Gateway Entry Point or On/Near a Major Highway
Type of Center
- Local Information Center
- Early Industry
- Wisconsin History
Dining: Near Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center