The Hayward Lakes Area Welcomes You to our Northwoods
Woods, Water, World Class Events… Hayward, Sawyer County, Wisconsin.
Hayward’s unique setting and Northwoods appeal make it the ideal destination for your next vacation. Breathe in the fresh air…relax in the beautiful Northwoods, or challenge yourself in one of the many outdoor sport activities the Area has to offer. Whatever your vacation purpose, the Hayward Lakes area promises to be an unforgettable destination. The Hayward community truly welcomes you as our guest in the Northwoods.
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Abundant in crafts as well as fine art, Hayward offers many shops you will love. Visit our famous candy stores, homemade ice cream parlors, relaxing coffee shops, gift stores and specialty shops that all have Northwoods appeal. Tempt your taste buds at one our fine restaurants, the options are so many…we know we have the best dining establishments around!
Hayward offers so much to see and do. Area attractions welcome you to enjoy a variety of activities. Like to hike? You can pick and choose from every level of opportunity whether it’s a casual walk or a challenging hill in a forest. It is there for you to reach your goals. The neighboring Chequamegon National Forest offers 850,000 acres to explore and many miles of trails to hike.
Our shopping district also contains numerous specialty shops, so you’re sure to enjoy a relaxing and fun shopping trip in the Hayward Area. Want to get off the beaten path? We have maps outlining all area antique stores available at the Hayward Information Center. Our Center also houses individual store brochures, trail maps, information on golf, fishing and much more. And of course, our Area Visitors Guides are always on hand for you.
This is the time to visit all of your favorite Hayward daily attractions, activities and our variety of unique shops. Visit the Hayward Information Center, open 7 days a week, for area business information and lodging vacancies. You will surely enjoy our area’s unique spots! Also, located at junction 27 and B, you’ll find the National Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame and Museum. This jaw dropping 143-foot-long, 41-foot-tall musky is full of fishing history and memorabilia. If its fishing you’re into, Sawyer County is the place! We have over 55,000 acres of glacial lakes and we are “Home of the World Record Muskies”. Journey through Wilderness Walk, enjoy a Lumberjack Show, canoe or tube down the river, horseback our beautiful forests with area stables, stop at the casino for gaming or a show, shop the flea markets or take kids mini-golfing or go-carting. Play one of the golf courses in the “Golf Capital of Wisconsin”. There’s so much to do and see.
Be sure to pick up a calendar of events for the Hayward Area. Once you take a look at what we have of offer this year, we know you’ll want to mark your calendar with dates to return to Hayward wisconsin. Please visit the Hayward Information Center and start making plans. We have numerous events and activities scheduled each month, and we would love to tell you about them!
We welcome you to our Northwoods hometown; we know you’ll enjoy visiting throughout the year. Hayward…still unhurried…still uncrowded…still a vacation paradise.