Thanks for stopping by. Hope you like the place. We’ve done our best here to get you acquainted with the little slice of heaven we call Eagle River. Normally this is the spot on a webpage set aside for a bunch of bragging, but that’s not really our style. We’d much rather let the place speak for itself.

We can tell you that other people have said some really nice things about the hiking, biking, fishing and boating here in the Northwoods; and some folks have even made a pretty big fuss over our World’s Largest Chain of 28 Connected Lakes. That’s all well and good, but when it comes right down to it, what Eagle River is really about is letting you do your own thing. This is your vacation, you use it however you please. So go ahead, take a look around and see what’cha like.

Oh, and somebody else said we should mention all the skiing, ice fishing, snowshoeing, and the fact that we’re the Snowmobile Capital of the World® too. So there you go. Hey, we’re not the kind of people to ignore somebody when they offer a good suggestion.

Eagle River Silent Sports

If silence is golden, then the Northwoods is chock full of gold medalists. With over 240,000 acres of public land and over 1,300 area lakes you can bike, hike, and paddle to your heart’s content.

Eagle River Fishing

Don’t tell us there’s no hustle and bustle in the Northwoods. When you’re reeling in that big one, things can get pretty hectic. And with the World’s Largest Chain of 28 Lakes, you’re likely to put in a long day with more of the same.

Eagle River Events

World Championship UTV-ATV derby

AUGUST 28 – 30

World Championship UTV & AVT Derby

For UTV/ATV fans longing for a championship race, the time has come! The first ever World Championship Side x Side UTV/ATV Derby will make its debut with three big days of USAC-sanctioned racing at the AMSOIL World Championship Derby Track.  For more information contact the Derby Track at 715-479-4424.



1ST Annual SepTimber Ride

Join us for a great bike ride through Eagle River to Three Lakes on the beautiful Three Eagle Trail.  The ride will start at the Tribute Brewing Company and progress to the Three Lakes Winery.  When arriving in Three Lakes be sure to sample wines at the Three Lakes Winery and finish your day with beer samples at the Tribute Brewing Company.  Registration is $50 per person and includes the bike ride, wine and beer samples, long sleeved event T-shirt,brat picnic with all the fixings and many door prizes.  Proceeds from this ride will go towards the development of bike trails in eastern Vilas County

For more information and to register contact the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center at 800-359-6315 or go to:



36th Annual Cranberry Fest


Arts and crafts, marsh and winery tours, cranberry food sales, a bakery, entertainment, Cranberry Fest Souvenirs, fitness events and more. With more than 40,000 people attending the festival annually, this event is one of the highlights of the fall season in Eagle River.

While you are at Cranberry Fest, check out the food tent where you will find soups, cranberry brats, char-broiled chicken sandwiches and much more.  Then visit the Information Headquarters tent where you can purchase fresh cranberry bakery goods and event souvenirs.  Don’t forget to save room for our famous World’s Largest Cranberry Cheesecake and support the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

How about taking home some fresh locally grown cranberries or craisins? Approximately 10,000 pounds of premium select cranberries will be sold during the festival event.  Cookbooks are also available to learn new and unique ways to use cranberries.

For more information call 800-359-6315 or visit

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