Why Pierce County?

What Pierce County is Known For…

College town

Quality Education

Picturesque Rural

Picturesque Rural

Artisans (Cheese, Crafts & Food)

Artisans (Cheese, Crafts & Food)

Class One Trout Streams

Class One Trout Streams

spring valley


river falls

plum city

maiden rock



bay city

Pierce County Tourism

Pierce County is a unique place to live and work. Located only about an hour from the hustle and bustle of the Twin Cities in Minnesota, Piece County has many attractions and events to entertain the entire family no matter what your interests. Enjoy a drive along 250 miles of the Mississippi River on the Great River Road and take in the views, historic sites, galleries and wineries.  Enjoy world class fly fishing and other outdoor activities at the highly-rated Kinnickinnic State Park Explore the wonders of Crystal Cave or any of the other many parks, shops, galleries, restaurants, camping sites, and golf courses throughout the region. Participate in events like the Ellsworth Cheese Curd Festival, the County Fair and the Apple Festival. The county is bordered on the west by both the St. Croix and Mississippi rivers with the confluence in Prescott.