Lac Du Flambeau

Lac du Flambeau is located in the southwest corner of Vilas County and a small part of the southeast corner of Iron County. Lac du Flambeau has an approximate year round population of 1,988. Lac du Flambeau’s major industry is tourism and the population nearly quadruples in the summer months. Lac du Flambeau means place where they search for fish by torchlight, which comes from the French who came to the area and saw the Ojibwe fishing with torches.

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The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is a sovereign nation. Sovereignty means having the right to make decisions and act accordingly, to exercise self-determination. In the case of the Indian Nations, sovereignty involves the dual aspects of identity as nations and jurisdictional authority over tribal lands.

Lac du Flambeau is ideal snowmobiling and cross country skiing. Persons interested in this recreation find that the wooded trails and snow-covered lakes are wonderful snowmobile terrain. Cross country skiing on the many snow-covered trails through the birch and pine forests brings peace of mind to the outdoor enthusiast that can only be found ‘North of the Tension Zone!’

The Lac du Flambeau Chamber of Commerce is located at 602 Peace Pipe Road in downtown Lac du Flambeau. It is approximately 1/2 mile from the Lake of the Torches Casino on on Highway 47. The Chamber is open 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, offering visitors and locals alike information about the area. We also have a 24-hour touch screen information computer in the Casino. There are also other information computers located throughout Vilas County and 11 other communities.

Make Lac du Flambeau your destination for that northern Wisconsin vacation you have been waiting for all year. This is a great destination for fishing, historical experiences, and outdoor activities with a home-friendly atmosphere. Read a book while relaxing by the lake. Taste traditional foods. Swim in crystal clear lakes. Meet friendly people. Try your luck fishing in one or all of our many lakes. Enjoy water sports. Take a walk, hike or bike. Your experiences will be endless.

Lac du Flambeau Area Chamber of Commerce

602 Peace Pipe Road, Lac du Flambeau, WI 54538
Phone: (715) 588-3346 Email: [email protected]

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