Category Archives: Scenic Observations

Many areas around Hayward and northwest Wisconsin offer spectacular, untouched wilderness for your viewing pleasure – take a drive, bike or walk to discover the breathtaking beauty of this region.

Hayward Harvest Moon 2017

As fall deepens, we find ourselves scrambling to get in ‘one more pontoon ride’ before it is too late.  Sometimes just the last hour of the day is all we can manage, but the short ride is always worth it. The … Continue reading

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A Fall Eve Pontoon Ride on the Chippewa Flowage

Its the first weekend of the 2017 fall season and I have to say, our northwoods area has had the strangest weather!  Torrential rainfall last Friday, along with a bit of hail and winds left many residents with flooded basements … Continue reading

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Out in the middle of the forest

A gloomy, wet day for opening bow season here in the Northwoods. We are out in the middle of the forest scoping out a good place to put up a tree stand. The dampness calls out every blood-thirsty mosquito within … Continue reading

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Chippewa Flowage in Hayward Wisconsin

I live on the shores of the Chippewa Flowage.  Neither pictures, nor words, can describe the natural beauty of this body of water. I live on a little bay name Twin Bay, off on the east side of the flowage.  … Continue reading

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Snowshoeing On The Chippewa Flowage

What a beautiful day! Finally, the winter air is hovering in the 30’s, the glorious sunshine pops out between the fast moving fluffy clouds and it is just a great day for snowshoeing. Of course, I dressed too warm, which … Continue reading

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A Northwoods Hike

Yesterday we went on a long hike through the woods.  It turned out to be a more taxing hike than I ever imagined…. I consider myself a fairly healthy person; I can manage at least a few years at a … Continue reading

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Chief Lake Lodge on Chippewa Flowage is Open!

Chief Lake Lodge is a fun destination on the Chippewa Flowage!  This four-season resort has an active Lodge/Bar/Restaurant, year-round cabins to rent, plus gas and bait for your recreation.  Rudy, the owner, usually closes the bar from mid-October through December, … Continue reading

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