Manitowish Waters Cranberry Marsh Tours

Cranberry Marsh Tours

Cranberry Marsh Tours

One 1-hour tour at 10am each Friday (early July-late September) rain or shine. This free tour starts at the Chamber/Community Center for the first half-hour to showcase a video, free cranberry samples, prizes & drawings, educational display, along with Q&A. Then motorcade in your vehicle to the Vilas Cranberry Co. marsh for an up-close look at the bogs -- growing, blooming or being harvested depending on the time of year you visit. Cranberry Colorama (last Saturday of September) has free shuttle buses from the Community Center to the marsh.

Hours of Operation

Fridays 10am.


Chamber of Commerce is located at 4 Airport Road and Hwy. 51, one mile south of Hwy. W. Vilas Cranberry Co. marsh at 660 Alder Lake Road (3.5 miles south of the Chamber via Hwy. 51, then west on South Townline Road 2 miles; road veers right and changes

History/Heritage Type

  • Early Industry
  • Wisconsin History

Tour Type

  • Agricultural