Mission Statement

The Bayfield County Tourism Department’s mission is:

"To promote Bayfield County as a visitor destination." 

Economic Impact

Visitor spending supports many jobs in Bayfield County. Some details are summarized in this Tourism Economic Impact information (PDF).

What to Do in Bayfield County

For more information on what to do in the county please see our visitor information.


Many helpful publications are produced by the Bayfield County Tourism office (sometimes in collaboration with others) and are available for you to provide to customers including:

  • Bayfield County ATV/UTV Map
  • Bayfield County Road and Public Lands Map
  • Bayfield County Snowmobile Map
  • Bayfield County Visitor and Recreation Guide
  • 2-County Bike Map 
  • Camping Guide
  • Hiking Guide
  • Waterfalls Brochure

Let us know if you would like to advertise in one of our publications or download the information on our Resources for Local Businesses page:

  • Bayfield County Visitor & Recreation Guide
  • Official Bayfield County ATV/UTV Trail Map
  • Official Bayfield County Snowmobile Trail Map

The Tourism Department also runs the Bayfield County Fair. The fairgrounds in Iron River offer additional recreational opportunities for visitors and residents alike.

Bayfield County’s Local Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (PDF) (LCORP) serves as a guide for the development of existing and future outdoor recreation areas and facilities in the county to meet the recreational needs of its residents and visitors.