Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center

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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
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Scenic Vistas
    • Wildlife Refuge & Reserves
  • Type of Center
    • Local Information Center
  • Location
    • At Gateway Entry Point or On/Near a Major Highway
  • Toilets
    • Yes

Nearby Places

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2
Zombie Days 10/27/2017 - 10/28/2017 Washburn - 6.87 miles away
3
Fall Brew Weekend 10/27/2017 - 10/28/2017 Bayfield - 17.13 miles away
4
Monster Madness 10/27/2017 - 10/28/2017 Park Falls - 51.31 miles away
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Monster Madness 10/27/2017 - 10/28/2017 Park Falls - 52.12 miles away
6
Spooktacular Halloween & Haunted Shantytown 10/31/2017 Presque Isle - 63.34 miles away
7
Zombie Crawl 10/28/2017 Land O'Lakes - 88.32 miles away
8
Annual Crex Howl-O-Ween 10/28/2017 Grantsburg - 98.68 miles away

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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