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Relax with some of our favorite Vilas County scenes


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  • Attractions
  • Birdwatching
  • Fall
  • Lakes & Rivers
  • Trails

Scroll through this photo gallery of some of our favorite images from our beautiful corner of the Northwoods.

lumberjack trail vilas county wisconsin

Can’t make it to Vilas County right now? We’ll bring Vilas County to you. Sit back, relax, and scroll this gallery of some of our favorite images from our beautiful corner of the Northwoods of Wisconsin.

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The Lumberjack Trail near Boulder Junction is a wonderful route to hike in spring, summer or fall.

loon and chick on lake vilas county wisconsin

The loons of Vilas County especially like the calm, early-mornings on the lake. (Photo: Dave Peters)

sunset over lake vilas county wisconsin

Always a classic: A sunset over a Northwoods lake.

Cranberry Harvest Tour At Lake Nokomis Cranberries Vilas County Wisconsin

Did you know that cranberries are grown right here in Vilas County? Check out this photo of Lake Nokomis Cranberries in Eagle River.

Star Lake Nature Trail Vilas County Wisconsin

The Star Lake Nature Trail is a beautiful spot for a wilderness hike.

kayaking on the wisconsin river vilas county wisconsin

The Wisconsin River runs through Vilas County—the biggest of the 73 rivers and streams in the area.

hiking on shannon lake trail vilas county wisconsin

Vilas County is home to nearly 75 multi-use trails like the Shannon Lake Trail.

Star Lake vilas county wisconsin

Now that’s a view!

Conover Phelps Bike Trail.

Vilas County’s scores of biking trails offer endless scenic beauty. (Pictured: The Conover-Phelps Trail)

fall color on vilas county lake

Three things you need for a great fall photo in Vilas County: 1) Stunning fall colors 2) A smooth-as-glass lake 3) The expansive blue skies of the Northwoods (Photo: Anne Small)