Now is the perfect time to explore the Namekagon River. There are countless ways you could spend your day navigating the riverbanks – whether that be by kayak or on foot. That is why we’ve decided to put together a quick list of family-friendly planning tips to help your day on the river go off…

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Summer is upon us and, if we’re not careful, we might blink and miss it! That’s why we wanted to take some time to encourage you to get outside and get to camping! The Namekagon River offers phenomenal camping experiences – regardless of what county you’re visiting. All we’re asking is that you take one…

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Where do we begin? We live in some strange times that have become increasingly difficult for many of our friends, families, and beloved visitors over the last couple of months. Our communities and local businesses are hurting. That is why we’ve decided to take a couple of minutes to write up a little something to…

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solitude

You already know that spending time in nature is good for your health, but did you know that doing so alone from time-to-time is even better? Practicing solitude is something that not a lot of people are very good at because of the fear of truly being alone and those dreaded feelings of loneliness. However,…

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Are you looking to plan a unique – yet romantic – Valentine’s Day for your loved one? Treat them to a Namekagon-inspired day full of adventures and sightseeing. Don’t know where to begin? We’ve mapped it out for you, below! Bayfield County The headwaters of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway are in southern Bayfield…

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Always be sure to check the current ice fishing conditions before venturing out onto surrounding lakes! These conditions can change on a daily basis and lakes can never be considered 100% safe. Dress appropriately, stay hydrated and listen when your body is trying to tell you something. It may be a tad bit chilly outside, but…

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It’s time to strap on the snowshoes, find your skis and hit the trails. The snow is here to stay and the trails are open and waiting for you to get out there and get exploring. Along the Namekagon River you’ll find incredible scenery and numerous opportunities to experience nature – especially in the snowy…

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Rivers, river systems and tributaries really are quite fascinating phenomenons that we are incredibly lucky to have the opportunity to learn more about. The impressive Namekagon River, in particular, is our bread and butter – as it plays a major role in the formation of both the National Scenic St. Croix Riverway and the good…

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The scenic Namekagon River sets an ideal backdrop for any nature and wildlife photographer. Whether you’re leisurely paddling the river or exploring through the winding bank-side trails, you will be sure to see some critters scurrying by or flying overhead, maybe even swimming beneath you. For our feathered friend enthusiasts be sure to bring your…

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The Fall Season Fall is also known as the season of drag, but it doesn’t have to be. In spring we dream, in summer we do, and when fall rolls in to town we tend to sit back and relax after an incredibly busy summer. Though we do deserve to kick our feet up and…

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