Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center

The Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center is a must for those visiting the Chequamegon Bay area.
This impressive dragonfly was photographed on the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center's boardwalk by Dick Verch.
The Center's Native Seed Orchard is a gorgeous spot as seen in this photo by Devin Getten.
View Website Favorite (1) 29270 County Road G - Ashland, WI 54806
Information: 715-685-9983

Daily 9am-5pm.

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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.

  • Free Admission
    • Yes
  • Features
    • Disabled Access
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Early Industry
    • Wisconsin History
  • Type of Center
    • Local Information Center
  • Location
    • At Gateway Entry Point or On/Near a Major Highway
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Scenic Vistas
    • Wildlife Refuge & Reserves
  • Toilets
    • Yes

Nearby Places

1
Bayfield's Concerts by the Lake 6/20/2017 - 9/05/2017 Bayfield - 15.01 miles away
2
Native American Expo 6/14/2017 - 8/16/2017 Hayward - 48.13 miles away
3
Skiing Skeeters Waterski Shows 6/17/2017 - 8/12/2017 Manitowish Waters - 54.7 miles away
4
Music in the Park 5/28/2017 - 9/10/2017 Manitowish Waters - 55.06 miles away
5
Northwoods Outdoor Artists 6/01/2017 - 8/31/2017 Manitowish Waters - 55.94 miles away
6
Free Cranberry Marsh Tours 7/10/2017 - 10/06/2017 Manitowish Waters - 56.03 miles away
7
Music on Main Street 7/05/2017 - 8/09/2017 Boulder Junction - 65.7 miles away
8
Boulder Junction Free Fishing Seminars 6/11/2017 - 8/27/2017 Boulder Junction - 65.98 miles away

Travel Green Wisconsin Certified

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Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • Powered by on-site solar panels
  • Hosts free environmental and sustainability events that are open to the public
  • Projects are in place to rehabilitate the riparian area along the Fish Creek, including the replanting of native species and the restriction of timber harvest to promote forest maturity