Bayfield Chamber & Visitor Bureau Logo
Discover Bayfield's Winter Wonderland

Bayfield holds it all for the active sportsperson or the quiet enthusiast. Winter in Bayfield has something for everyone and we've got SNOW!

  • Miles of groomed cross country ski trails
  • Miles of snowshoe trails
  • Downhill skiing, snowboarding and tubing at Mt. Ashwabay
  • Hundreds of miles of beautiful snowmobile trails througout the Bayfield region.
  • Dog sled experiences with Snow Ryder Dog Sled Adventures or Wolfsong Adventures in Mushing
  • Guided ice fishing with Hudson's on the Spot Guide Service

For more information on these and other Bayfield activities visit


Experience the spectacular Apostle Islands Ice Caves

The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore ice caves are a vision not to be missed. While they are not yet accessible over ice, visitors can hike along the beach or explore the trails above the caves by ski or snowshoe. For more information on the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore ice caves visitors can call (715) 779-3397 ext. 3.

For the adventurous traveler, transportation to Madeline Island is always a fun experience during the winter months. Currently the ferry is still operating between Bayfield and Madeline Island, but soon you maybe able to ride in the wind sled or drive on the ice road. For current ice road conditions visitors can call (715) 747-5400.

For more information on either of these activities, please visit the Bayfield Winter Recreation Report


Cure your cabin fever in Bayfield

When the end of February arrives Bayfield folks are ready to get a little crazy and have some outdoor fun. This means celebrating the annual Bayfield Winter Festival featuring the Polar Plunge, Run on Water a chili cook-off at Mt. Ashwabay, sledding down Bayfield's steepest street and much more. Visit Bayfield March 5th-7th for a weekend of exciting and unique activities including:

  • Run on Water - Saturday, March 6th at 11am. This family fun event is open to people of all ages and skill levels. Participants can choose to run, walk, ski, or snowshoe the 5-mile course across frozen Lake Superior from Bayfield to Madeline Island and back. Download registration form at
  • Polar Plunge - Saturday, March 6th at 3:30pm. Jump through a hole in the ice (or watch your neighbors) at the Bayfield Marina by Memorial Park - pledge forms available at the Bayfield Rec Center or register online at

For more information on these and any other events in Bayfield please visit



Bayfield Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Bureau | Contact Us |

Find us on Facebook © Copyright 2010 Bayfield Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Bureau.
All Rights reserved.
PO Box 138 | 42 S Broad Street | Bayfield, WI 54814
Phone: (715) 779-3335 | Toll: (800) 447-4094 | Fax: (715) 779-5080 | EMAIL