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.
Balsam Lake Invitational Ski Show
The Balsam Lake Water Ski Show Team will perform at the annual Balsam Lake Invitational Ski Show. The show is free and fun for all ages. Spectators are...
June 30 - July 02
Live music and Street Dance, Arts & Crafts, Boat Parade, Grand Parade, Queen Pageant, Bass Fishing Contest, Dancing, Fireworks, Classic Car Show. Root Beer...
Doc's Pub & Eatery
Great homemade pizza, daily specials. Live entertainment Saturday.
Thirsty Otter Tavern & Resort
Great menu, home of the famous Otter Burger, daily specials, Saturday & Sunday breakfast. Full bar, outside bar & patio, live music, special events and cabin...
Savoring the Past: Supper Clubs
What makes a supper club a supper club? A night club might be defined as a supper club in a city, while supper clubs are typically farther out in the country,...
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.