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Rusk County, WI

Let your fall vacation flow in Rusk County, home to four beautiful rivers and so much more. Enjoy world-class fishing and paddling on the wild Flambeau, Chippewa, Jump and Thornapple rivers and over 250 lakes and streams. Go mountain biking or hiking along the Sisters' Farm Trail and on the Blue Hills Trail System. Ladysmith is your hub for adventure, offering great art, shopping and dining, historic attractions and comfortable lodging.

Lodging Options


Enjoy river dreams in one of Rusk County’s waterside campsites. Paddlers and fishermen: find the perfect site.

Lodging Options

Resorts & CabINs

Let relaxation flow in classic and comfortable accommodations. Enjoy a full range of amenities and room for your group.

Lodging Options

hotels & motels

Spend more time enjoying the outdoors with convenient and budget-friendly options. Stay near rivers, trails and forests.

Lodging Options

bed, breakfasts, & iNNs

Experience charm and character in the land of four rivers. Discover Rusk County’s renowned hospitality.



Let the good times roll. ATV trails and forest roads over miles of adventure in the land of four rivers.

Rusk County Events

Leaf it to Rusk Fall Festival

The Leaf it to Rusk Fall Festival is a county-wide celebration of autumn in Rusk County.

Explore four of the finest rivers in the Northwoods—the Chippewa, Flambeau, Jump and Thornapple rivers.