Holiday Shopping and Snowmobiling
Episode 3 show notes
(November 2017) In this episode, host Nancy Christopher will talk with Mary Motiff, Bayfield County’s Director of Tourism, and James Taylor, owner of Runamuk Rides to talk about the amazing ATV and snowmobiling trails in Bayfield County. We’ll also talk about upcoming holiday
Bayfield County has many different shops and galleries that people can visit for holiday gifts and entertaining. The area also hosts a number of holiday bazaars and has a Holiday Spirit Gallery Tour just around the corner. Find more events on our Events Calendar.
Located in Iron River, WI, Runamuk Rides offers both guided and unguided ATV, UTV, and snowmobile rentals. In addition to rentals, they also offer sales, service, and fuel at four locations along the endless trail systems.
Bayfield County Trails
Bayfield County has some of the best ATV and snowmobiling trails in the state. Jim shares his favorite trails in the area, describes the tours Runamuk offers, and discusses popular off-road technology and vehicles.
Wine Tasting Dinner: Wine tasting dinner event hosted at Lakewoods Resort.
Chequamegon Bay Turkey Trot: 5K walk or run along the Lake Superior shore. Funds raised are donated to the Chequamegon Bay Area Community Fund.
Tree Lighting Events: Various communities embrace the excitement of the season with traditional tree lighting ceremonies and events, beginning in late November.
Hunter Dinners: Many communities throughout the county host Hunter Dinners to raise money for various fundraisers. Find them all on our Calendar of Events.
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Get in touch with your inner wild at Bayfield County Visitors page, and don’t forget to explore our interactive map.
Tri Lake Timbers - Tri Lake Timbers, in Iron River, has a variety of beautiful cabins with access to snowmobile, ATV and hiking trails galore. In the summer, relax on the swimming beach or rent a pontoon or fishing boat and get out on the water.
Valhalla View Pub & Grub - Valhalla View has 24-hour pay at the pump fuel, drinks, and food to satisfy you and your machine. One of the best dining experiences around, Valhalla View has a full dinner menu, daily specials, all-you-can-eat salad bar, hand-made pizza and more!
Barnes Trading Post & Wilderness Inn - This historic property in the Town of Barnes began in 1888, and is now a get-a-way for all seasons. Fishing, hiking, swimming, water skiing, picking wild blueberries, raspberries and blackberries in the summer months, plus hunting, snowmobiling and ice fishing during the winter months. Relax in any of 8, beautifully-themed suites and enjoy the great company at the bar, which serves great food breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Flying Eagle Resort - Nestled between Basswood Lake and Spirit Lake in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, Flying Eagle is adjacent to the major snowmobile and ATV trails. Relax in any of our 13 fully-furnished modern cabins or more than 150 campsites, and enjoy a full-service bar and restaurant located on-site.