Why Rusk County?

Rusk County is Known For…

College town

College town



water sports

Water Sports



A Great Place for Outdoor Adventure Lovers.

Rusk county is a great place for outdoor adventure lovers. With 4 rivers, the Chippewa, Flambeau, Jump and Thornapple, fishing, kayaking and canoeing are great activities. Whitewater canoeing is a great sport on the Flambeau River. Hikers will have a great time exploring in the Blue Hills where they can enjoy the Perch Lake Nature Trail, the Ice-Age Trail or the hardwood trails. Picnic at Memorial Park or O.J. Falge Park in Ladysmith. When snow hits the ground enjoy hundreds of miles of snowmobile and cross country ski trails, and an excellent ski hill offers the highest vertical run in the north. Visitors will find plenty of delicious and relaxing options in Rusk County. If the outdoors aren’t your thing. There are art events and music festivals as well as farmers markets during the summer months. Discover cozy breakfast diners, traditional Northwoods supper clubs and lively local taverns. You'll enjoy great meals and good times in Rusk County.