Welcome to Polk County Wisconsin

Polk County Wisconsin is filled with many villages, cities, and towns, each with own unique vibes, attractions, festivals, markets, shopping, and restaurants. Visit them all to discover the best Polk County has to offer!

Shopping Days until Christmas!








Tree Lighting & Decorating Event by Polk County Historical Society & Museum

Saturday, November 25th – Come to the Tree Lighting & Decorating event by Polk County Historical Society & Museum. Balsam Lake Museum Courthouse building. Come by the museum and decorate an ornament (or two) to put on our large outdoor tree. We will be...

Winter Event Partners

Chambers of Commerce and our local municipalities help create a healthy economy and stimulate economic growth by encouraging tourism. Visitors come to Polk County, Wisconsin to enjoy fun events, eat delicious food, go shopping, and stay overnight. The Polk County...
Miracle Big Rock

Miracle at Big Rock

The Miracle at Big Rock is here! November 24 – December 31, 2023 Experience the Miracle at Big Rock and good ole' fashioned family fun like never before! Miracle at Big Rock 2023 is going to be an event you don't want to miss! Christmas Lights, Food Trucks, Artisans,...
Rivertown Holiday

SCF Rivertown Holiday

St Croix Falls Rivertown Holiday Saturdays, December 2, 2023, 10 AM Facebook Page Schedule SATURDAY, December 2, 2023 WELCOME PARTY - SC LIBRARY, 10AM-NOONSanta, Coffee/Cookies, Kids' Craft, Chamber Singers, Royalty PUZZLE CONTEST - SENIOR CENTER, 10AM HOT SOUP &...

Embrace Winter’s Magic in Polk County, Wisconsin

A Snowy Wonderland Awaits Winter Activities: Snowmobiling: Polk County boasts over 200 miles of well-groomed snowmobile trails that wind through enchanting forests and scenic landscapes. Grab your gear and embark on thrilling journeys through this winter wonderland....


Imagine a place with unparalleled natural beauty, that is culturally vibrant and has diverse landscapes.

Imagine a place where solitude, wilderness and adventure are only minutes from delightful restaurants, eclectic local shops and friendly local hangouts.

Now imagine that place is in the heart of the St Croix River valley and you’ve found Polk County, Wisconsin.

Ice Age Trail

Discover Unlimited Beauty

St. Croix River

Top Destinations

Polk County offers everyone something interesting to do. Whether you are an outdoors fanatic who can’t get enough of all of the weather, or someone who would prefer a quiet day inside, Polk has something for you.

• Let us help you find the right places to stay.

• We will direct you where you can explore outside.

• Need tickets? We can help you play indoors too!

• Come eat, drink, and be merry!

St. Croix River at Night
Overlook Park Saint Croix Falls

Discover The Ice Age Trail

Discover Wisconsin presents: The Ice Age Trail – Gift of the Glaciers. This 1,200 mile national scenic trail begins right here in Polk County; on the Pothole Trail in Interstate Park, located in St. Croix Falls.

A Look Inside the world

We want you to come stay with us!

Let us help you create your itinerary today!

We would love to help you discover places explore outside, eat, drink and be merry, and play inside!

Whether you prefer a hotel, AirBnB, cabin, or tent, we can help you find the perfect place to rest and relax.

While you’re here, be sure to stop into our Information Center to get tourist information, maps, guidebooks, gifts, or a beverage!

Our Visitor Guide

Be sure to check out the Northwest Wisconsin 2023 Visitor Guide! It is filled with exciting places to visit and enjoy, plus a calendar of events!

What are you waiting for?