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Spring is in the Air!

Spring is certainly in the Northwood’s air! Between the rain showers and snow showers, it can be frustrating trying to get outside and enjoy the warmer weather. But there are plenty of opportunities to find the beauty of this season in the Northwoods.


One of our favorite festivals is just a few days away! April 1st is Phelp’s Maple Syrup Festival. This is a maple fest logofestival unmistakably marked by the sweet aroma of maple syrup! The treats are delicious, there are activities for the whole family to enjoy, and there is always something new to learn in the classes they offer! It isn’t too late to sign up for a class or make a quick trip to the Northwoods this weekend! Visit their website to get more information on what this festival has to offer at



If your itching to get back out there on the trails, the ATV trails open May 1st in Eagle River and the surrounding area! 

Check out their maps and information at . There are now about 70 miles of paved and dirt routes that run through areas like Eagle River, Conover, Land O’Lakes, Phelps, Forest County, St. Germain, Oneida County, and the U.P. of Michigan. Its time to see the trails you love in the winter in the beauty of a new season when the woods are budding with new life.


Looking for an opportunity to keep up on that New Years resolution of health and happiness this year! It’s time for the Journeys Marathon so get those running shoes back on! Held Saturday, May 13th, this marathon is a Northwoods classic. More information can be found on the Eagle River’s website here . Make your reservation today and don’t forget, the Hiawatha is only a half mile from the Pick-up location at Northland Pines.



Here are some more fun things going on this next month! These are just a few so be sure to visit to get more information on these events and find more!  

          Farmer’s Markets start in Eagle River and Minocqua the first week of May

          Birding Festival – May 12th – 13th

          Spring Walleye Tournament – May 20th 

          Gun Show – Eagle River, Memorial Weekend

          Car Show –  Memorial Weekend

We hope to see you soon in the Northwoods!


Hiking in the Beautiful Northwoods

As winter comes to a close and spring is around the corner, there becomes new activities to enjoy in the Northwoods, like hiking the trails. Nothing feels better than spending a quiet day recharging your batteries in the peace and beauty of nature. An especially enjoyable activity during a hike is bird-watching. Wisconsin has an… Continue Reading

Catering to Special Diets

At Hiawatha Lodge, we have had an increasing number of requests for finding foods suitable to special diets.  If you are looking for a Northwoods dining experience and local option to cater to your food allergen or special diet, we hope this article will be useful to you!  The Northwoods has been making great efforts… Continue Reading