Balsam Lake is surrounded by dozens of lakes, including 2,000-acre Balsam Lake, renowned for its splendid bass fishing. The Polk County Museum, operated by the county historical society, is housed in the old county courthouse in town.
September 02 - September 03
Sweet corn served by the Girl Scouts. Live music and dancing at local establishments. Turtle Crunch Demolition Derby.
Labor Day Weekend Ski Show
Come see the Balsam Lake Water Ski Show Team perform jumps, human pyramids, barefooting, swivel skiing and various aerial acts. The show is free and fun for...
February 03 - February 04
Fun winter activities. Food, 4X4 Ice Drag races, Ice Bowling, Minnow Races, Kids games, Pond Hockey. Polar Plunge, and much more! UTV Race.
7 Scenic Natural Wonders of Polk County
Natural Attractions and Parks
From rivers to forests and everything in between, Polk County has an abundance of natural wonders to explore on your next trip to northwest Wisconsin.