About Barron County

There’s something for everyone in Barron County! Thriving small towns and cities, beautiful countryside along with lakes and streams offer a great place to live and visit. Welcoming to Barron County, we hope you enjoy your visit and possibly decide to make this your home .

Golf, fishing, canoeing, camping, skiing, and over 300 miles of snowmobiling and ATV trails offer endless opportunities to enjoy Wisconsin’s best! The gorgeous Red Cedar River is well-known for its small mouth bass fishing and amazing fall colors. There are many points of interest and activities year-round, both indoor and outdoor. For indoor fun, there are bowling lanes, roller skating rinks, traditional live theatre, movie theaters, and great shopping. Watch for specialty locally grown foods like bison, cheese and produce, even tour a brewery!

Add to this a vibrant and growing business community,  with strong agriculture, manufacturing, construction, service and healthcare sectors. Entrepreneurs are welcome and will love our innovative atmosphere.

We hope you’ll enjoy your visit with us in Barron County. You’ll love the wonderful mix of beauty, recreation, arts, and business environment that that keep visitors coming back to our area again and again.




Around the County
  • Barron
Visit the City of Barron Website for more information. Click here
  • Chetek
*June 24th 6pm-8pm Miss Chetek Pagent Chetek High School 
*June 30th Chetek Liberty Fest 2017
Visit the Chetek Chamber of Commerce Website. Click here
  • Cumberland
Visit the Cumberland Chamber of Commerce Website for more information. Click here
  • Rice Lake
**Music in the park every Tuesday night at 7 pm Veteran's Memorial park at the band shell bring your lawn chairs.**
**Every Wendsday is Ladies Night at Fireline Shooting & Training Center from 5 pm-8 pm**
Click here for all Rice Lake Chamber Events.
Click here for all Rice Lake Tourism Website.
  • Turtle Lake
*June 26th 6pm Koinonia Singers, Turtle Lake Village Park,Koinonia Singers will once again visit Turtle Lake to share a special musical performance. Great, family friendly entertainment performed by a dedicated group of young people. This opportunity is open to the public and it is FREE. This event is co-sponsored by Grace Community Church and Parkview United Methodist Church. Bring your lawn chair for the best seat in the house.
**Monday Nights 7pm-8:30pm DJ Trivia, Grab your team - Win prizes each week! Swing into Spare Time Bowl Bar & Grill for an evening of thinking and fun**
*Please refer to the Village of Turtle Lake and Chamber of Commerce Website for more information on these events. Click here
Visit the St Croix Casino Website Click here

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330 East LaSalle Avenue
Government Center, Room 2311
P.O. Box 71
Barron, WI 54812

Office: 715-637-6871
Toll Free: 1-800-529-4148
Cell: 715-790-1327