Treeland Resorts

With 29 perpetually new vacation homes and 10 deluxe motel suites to choose from, rest assured your stay with us will be a comfortable one that’s richly rewarded. Bring your own boat or explore the “Big Chip” in a pontoon or complete fishing rig or rental from our first rate marina. The ‘Harbor View’ restaurant…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 5-9-2022

Steve Suman Monday started this week with rain and a thunderstorm that delivered golf-ball size hail to the Hayward area. The forecast indicates sunshine and thunderstorms intermixed through the week. Look for warm to very warm temperatures from mid to late week, nearing 90 degrees Thursday. THAT should warm the water and get the fish…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 5-3-2022

Steve Suman   This week, spring weather should start looking more like… well, spring weather! The week starts with high temperatures in the 50-degree range, but ends with highs in the mid-60s (and maybe warmer!) Rumor has it we might see some sunshine as well. Sunny and 65 degrees are on the schedule for the…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 4-26-2022

Steve Suman   This week, it appears the North Woods’ weather will provide a roller coaster ride variety, offering something for everyone, at least in small quantities. Lows should range from 20 to 40 degrees, with highs ranging from 36 to nearly 60 degrees. These temperatures are all within April’s annual averages. Expect rain (and…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 4-19-2022

Steve Suman   Spring and winter continue their duel in the North Woods, but we all know which of the two will prevail… eventually. The forecast shows Tuesday and Thursday offering sunshine, though the remainder of the week indicates varying chances for rain and/or snow every day. Temperatures are slowly warming, so we should soon…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 4-12-2022

Steve Suman   Spring is giving it a good shot, but just cannot seem to break loose from winterish weather. This week’s forecast calls for somewhat mild temperatures, but with Tuesday night through Friday offering “various” types of precipitation. Most everyone is ready for true spring weather ‑ there is no well-known popular song, “I’m…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 4-5-2022

Steve Suman   This should be an interesting week. The forecast calls for highs around 50 degrees with rain, but also highs in the 40-degree range with snow. Then there are the days with a rain/snow mix. Keep a good outlook through the week and the weekend should provide some much nicer weather, with sunshine,…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 1-4-2022

Steve Suman   The week started with a cloudy Monday and a high of 15 degrees. However, snow is in the forecast for Tuesday evening through Wednesday, with total accumulation of 2-5 inches possible (and we know how THAT goes sometimes.) There is also a chance of snow Friday night through Sunday. Snowmobilers and skiers…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 12-28-2021

Steve Suman   Winter missed its “official” December 21 start date by nearly a week, but it arrived in all its glory Sunday night and Monday morning ‑ and appears to be settling in for the duration. Snowfall reports show nearly a foot of fresh snow in northern Sawyer County, with slightly lesser amounts in…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 12-21-2021

Steve Suman   The forecast for this week starts with cold temperatures and Tuesday snowfall of 1-6 inches possible. However, as all who spend any time in the North Woods know, snowfall predictions are usually only approximations and can vary from less than predicted to “quite a bit more” than the forecast. The remainder of…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 12-14-2021

Steve Suman   The forecast for this week shows mild temperatures are in store for the North Woods. However, warm winds from the south will also bring more moisture, varying from rain to sleet to snow ‑ and any mixture of the three. Temperatures will top out Wednesday with a high pushing 50 degrees, but…

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EARLY ICE IS JUST SO NICE

by: Max Wolter Many anglers skip out on the late open-water season in favor of hunting or warm afternoons on the couch watching Packer games. That pause in fishing can create even greater anticipation for the beginning of ice fishing season, which can be one of the best times of the entire year to fish.…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 10-5-2021

Steve Suman   Though the forecast for the past busy weekend was not encouraging, Saturday was dry and Sunday had only a few light, spotty showers. This week, the forecast predicts a few foggy mornings and evenings, sunshine through Thursday, lows in the mid-50s, and highs in the low 70s. Nearly perfect fall weather, so…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 9-28-2021

Steve Suman   The forecast calls for a beautiful week ahead through Thursday (not that they have not tricked us in the past!) with highs in the low 70s to 80s and lows in the low to mid-50s. Chances for showers start Friday evening and run through the (busy) weekend. Plan ahead and do not…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 9-21-2021

Steve Suman   This week should offer plenty of sunshine once the heavy rains of Monday night move through the Hayward area. The forecast predicts high temperatures in the 60s and lows in the 40s ‑ except Wednesday’s low of 35 degrees! This is the time for considerable weather changes, so start digging out those…

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Sawyer County Snowmobile ATV Alliance

The Sawyer County Snowmobile & ATV Alliance is a nonprofit corporation made up of 11 snowmobile and ATV clubs in Sawyer County. Sawyer County, located in Wisconsin’s Northwoods, is a beautiful recreation area for both summer and winter sports.  The purpose of the Alliance is to help create and maintain the best off-road ATV/UTV and…

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Cool Silent Sport Things to do in Sawyer County

SILENT SPORTS ACTION by: Matt Ostrander XC skiing: Nordic skiing is a huge part of our community.  Kids start as toddlers in the Nordic Kids program.  The MS and HS program has always been strong, with several state championships.  The American Birkebeiner is part of the elite Worldloppet ski series; last year it drew 13,500…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 9-8-2020

By: Steve Suman   “Noticeable” weather changes occur this time of year – and apparently, some are occurring this week. Expect some nights in the 30s (frost possible) and highs in the 50s/60s, both about 10 degrees below average, and some rain showers. There will be also be days of sunshine and mild temperatures, so…

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Hayward Lakes Area Outdoor Report 7-21-2020

By: Steve Suman The forecast indicates Wednesday and Thursday as the high points this week. Rain and thunderstorms are possible for the other days, but highs in the low 70s to mid 80s offer a short respite from the extreme heat. Enjoy some outdoor recreation these days – hot temperatures return this weekend and next…

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Hayward Lakes Area Outdoor Report 7-14-2020

By: Steve Suman This week’s forecast shows rain and thunderstorm chances through Tuesday, and clear and sunny mid-week. Chances for rain and thunderstorms, and a warming trend, return Friday night through the weekend. That is reaching out a ways and subject to change. It is a great summer in the North Woods, despite the unfortunate…

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Hayward Lakes Area Outdoor Report 3-3-2020

March 2, 2020 Hayward Lakes Area Outdoor Report By: Steve Suman There is a good chance this week you will see some weather you like – as well as weather you do not like. While not necessarily touching the far ends of the spectrum, it will be quite the mix, from rain to snow and…

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Golden View Cabins

    Golden View 3 season enjoyment on the Chippewa Flowage in Northern WI Lakeside Vacation Lodging at Meo’s Golden View Our paved, dead-end town road has only slight traffic and is ideal for strolls to our neighboring resorts that have full liquor bars, food, bait, and fishing licenses. A public concrete boat launch is…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 9-23-2019

by: Steve Suman The current forecast for this week includes a mix of nice and “wet” days, with temperatures cooler than last week, which was a warm one. Mild temperatures should encourage considerable outdoor activities – and the cool nights should make for great sleeping to rest from those activities! “The bite is mostly hit-and-miss…

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Ghost Lake Lodge

We’re one of the oldest historic resorts still in operation in the Hayward Lakes Area.  Built in 1935 on the south shore of Ghost Lake.. one of Wisconsin’s only “Quiet Lakes”. Our cabins are original log, with stone fireplaces.  Enjoy our heated swimming pool.. tennis & basketball courts.. we have pontoons & fishing boats available…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 6-11-2019

by: Steve Suman This week’s weather forecast shows lows in the 40s, highs in the low 70s, and various “slight” chances for rain and thunderstorms. As always, those predictions can change at any moment, so keep your plans – and an eye on the sky. “Last week we had warm days and sunny skies,” says…

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Lakes

360 Lake Tour Click Here Lakes The Hayward Lakes Area of Northern Wisconsin offers a wide array of lodging. From in-town accommodations to popular lakeside resorts; from quiet, secluded retreats to bustling convention centers; Hayward Lakes will help you make memories to last a lifetime. Barker Lake – Barker Lake is 26 miles east of Hayward…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 4-28-2019

by: Steve Suman This week is starting out wet and the forecast indicates chances are good some of this weather will continue through the week and into the weekend, but with warmer temperatures. It is spring and expected (but not necessarily appreciated!) This Saturday, May 4, is Wisconsin’s statewide inland gamefish opener for many species…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 4-22-2019

by: Steve Suman   A rainy Sunday night and Monday give way to a mostly warm, dry (possible exception Wednesday), and sunny remainder of the week (minor setback Friday night/Saturday). Less than two weeks from the fishing opener and in general the weather is trending in the right direction… can only hope it continues! Get…

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Rainy Day Fun

RAINY DAY FUN Check out the Weiss Community Library on Hwy 77, Phone number:  715-634-2161.  Hours Mon/Wed.Fri 10 am – pm, Tue/Thursday 10 am – 8 pm. Saturday 10 am – 3 pm, closed on Sundays. Go Shopping!  The Hayward Lakes Area is known for their “distinctively…different” stores.  Many unique and fun shops!  Several Antique stores…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 4-15-2019

By: Steve Suman Mostly seasonal, somewhat mild temperatures prevail this week – according to the forecast – but after Tuesday do not expect to see sunshine again until Friday. However… keep in mind forecasts can miss the mark, as did (fortunately) last week’s prediction for up to 16 inches of snow in the Hayward area!…

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R&R Bayview Resort and Restaurant

R&R Bayview Resort in Hayward, Wisconsin offers cabin rentals, a great bar and restaurant and vacation home community on the Chippewa Flowage in Northern Wisconsin. We have a great menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner that include huge burgers, shrimp and the BEST BREAKFAST ANYWHERE! (Don’t forget about our free Bloody Mary with breakfast!). The…

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Wedding

WEDDING PLANNING Who can imagine a better place for a wedding than the Northwoods of Wisconsin? The Hayward Lakes area offers picturesque ceremony locations and great locations for indoor and outdoor wedding receptions.  Here in the Hayward area, we’ve got it all–gorgeous natural settings, pleasant weather, world-class restaurants and caterers, and a variety of venues eager…

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Meetings

A Perfect Place to Meet There’s nothing like meeting in the northwoods…first-class accommodations, lots to do and beautiful, peaceful scenery. And it’s closer than you think! Duluth                               68 miles Minneapolis/St. Paul       129 miles Rochester           …

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Marketing Partners

Marketing Partners and Friends of Tourism The following marketing partners are financial contributors to the Hayward Lakes Visitors & Convention Bureau, Sawyer County, WI USA Hayward Area Chamber of Commerce PO Box 726 15805 US Highway 63 Hayward, WI 54843 Web Site www.haywardareachamber.com Email info@haywardareachamber.com Phone 715-634-8662   Birchwood Area Chamber of Commerce Web Site:…

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Fishing at Hayward Lakes

Fishing in the Hayward Lakes Area The Hayward Lakes Area of Northern Wisconsin welcomes anglers of all ages to fish the over 50,000 acres of glacial lakes and rivers of Sawyer County. Home to world record muskies and the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame, Hayward, Wisconsin is your vacation destination for excellent fishing! The Chequamegon-Nicolet…

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Outdoor Report 9-10-2018

by: Steve Suman The forecast for this week, with the exception of possible rain early and late in the week, is about as good as it gets in mid September! Get out and enjoy these days – the Farmer’s Almanac predicts a long, cold, and snowy winter! “Less daylight and cool temperatures are lowering water…

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Home

Vacation Guide View the digital vacation guide HERE   GET YOURS click here We have the perfect place for your stay!  After a long day out on the water or on the trails. the Hayward Lakes area is the perfect place to unwind.  Enjoy Tranquil lake views at one of our traditional lake resorts, cozy…

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Reiske’s Island View Resort

Reiske’s Island View Resort is one of the oldest resorts on the lake where generations of families have made enduring memories. We cater to individuals, couples and families seeking the solitude of a Great Northwoods getaway to create a tradition of their own.

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R&R Bayview Resort

R&R Bayview Resort in Hayward, Wisconsin offers cabin rentals, a great bar and restaurant and vacation home community on the Chippewa Flowage in Northern Wisconsin. We offer eight fully furnished, modern cottages for rent located on 30 acres surrounded by national forest on the Chippewa Flowage, Wisconsin’s largest wilderness lake. Our cottages are clean and…

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Hayward Insurance Agency

Our Insurance Agency specializes in many fine products designed for living in the “Northwoods”. With our partner companies we can provide outstanding coverage for seasonal homes, lakefront vacation rentals, resorts,  condominium associations, watercraft and recreational vehicles. We provide the products that serve the needs of our customers at a competitive price and a quality of…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 5-7-2018

  by: Steve Suman Discussions during the preceding weeks centered on IF ice-out would occur before or after the gamefish opener. In the end, most lakes were open, with only the deep, clear lakes retaining ice. Sunshine and warm temperatures made the weekend very pleasant for anglers – and for anyone recreating in the North…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 4-30-2018

  by: Steve Suman This week starts with chance of rain and thunderstorms, which could be of great help in removing ice from the lakes. From at least Thursday (if not before) through the Saturday-Sunday May 5-6 fishing opener weekend, the weather looks nearly perfect, with moderately warm days and cool nights. Now all we…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 4-24-2018

  By: Steve Suman One week ago, the Hayward area was dealing with 20 inches of blowing snow. Now, with 65 degrees Monday and an extended forecast showing 60- to 70-degree highs in the next few weeks, it appears spring is (finally!) here for good. The sun and warm temperatures may or may not be…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 4-17-2018

  By: Steve Suman Technically, we are in the fourth week of spring. Real-life observations, however, indicate winter decided to extend (over-extend!) its stay. The forecast for this week shows a clearing, warming trend after mid-week and we can only hope it comes to fruition. Sunshine, wind, warm temperatures, and even some rain could go…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 4-10-2018

  By: Steve Suman Last Sunday’s sub-zero low temperatures were a bit of surprise, but this week’s forecast indicates a slight warming trend – though mixed with various types of precipitation. On a more positive note, the extended forecast shows the following week and the remainder of April with mild to warm temperatures. The warmer…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 1-1-2018

By: Steve Suman The cold and snow continues, but if you can survive until Sunday, the forecast shows a warming trend. The high numbers will still be very similar – but they will be above zero! “This cold weather made some great ice,” says Pat at Happy Hooker, “and crews are finally able to stake…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 12-26-2017

  By: Steve Suman Winter “officially” started last Thursday, December 21, and the forecast certainly shows winter has arrived! This week is snow and cold, and cold and snow, and some days offer the combination. Cold temperatures will go a long way to building ice for anglers and snowmobilers, while new snow should help with…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 12-11-2017

BY: Steve Suman Starting Tuesday evening, the forecast for the remainder of this week is as simple as a forecast can be – “chance of snow showers,” though the chances vary somewhat each day. Temperatures (according the current forecast) will not reach above 32 degrees, but will dip into single digits a few times. The…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor report 10-30-2017

  by:  Steve Suman Forecasts show highs in the 30s/40s and lows in the 20s for much of this week, with chances for “mixed” types of precipitation. However, there is a warming trend at the end of the week and through the weekend. Dress for the occasion and you should be comfortable while pursuing your…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 10-23-2017

by: Steve Suman No matter your weather preference (barring 90 degrees, dry, and still), there should be at least one day this week that just about anyone should find favor. Probably just one day per person, per preference, but the forecast shows quite a mix! “The first frost finally made its way into northern Wisconsin,”…

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