GIS Data Access
To view GIS layers, look up land information, and print maps, please use the GIS Web Map.
Email us to request access to the GIS Data Sharing Site, where datasets can be downloaded for use in mapping software.
Published feature services are available through the REST Services page. Viewing the service in ArcMap or another program allows users to download a layer file for use. Or simply copy the URL for a specific layer to add data to a project.
Access LIDAR data via the NOAA website or state FTP site.
- NOAA LiDAR Data Access Viewer
- State FTP Site - Bayfield County Data - 2015/2016
- Three County Lake Superior and St. Louis River 1 Mile Buffer (Includes Cities) - 2009
Georeferenced Maps in Avenza Map Store
A selection of geolocated maps is available in the Avenza Map Store, which can be downloaded for free with the Avenza mobile app:
- Bayfield County ATV Map
- Bayfield County Snowmobile Map
- Bayfield County Road Map
- Bayfield County Silent Sport Trail Map
- Bayfield County Mt. Ashwabay Trail System
KML Files Viewable in Google Earth
We have converted several datasets into KML files, which can be viewed using Google Earth.
View a listing of Bayfield County GIS data sources and feature descriptions.
External GIS Resources
US Census Bureau Data
2022 Census data for Bayfield County, WI is available on the data finder website.
WI Lidar Tile Search
Use the LiDAR Tile Search application to select a Bayfield County tile and download .las files.
Neighboring County GIS & Tax Data
WI DNR Information
For data downloads, visit the DNR Open Data Portal.