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sea_gullCornucopia, Wisconsin is your gateway to the Apostle Islands, sailing capitol of Wisconsin and perhaps the entire country. Lake Superior, the world’s largest fresh water lake, has a lot more to offer than just sailing. Cornucopia is the playground of the north with world’s best rides.

Kayaking, Stand-up paddleboarding, canoeing and charter are additional means of water transportation here. Have a boat of your own? Bring it along and launch in the harbor where you can moor as long as you like.

Fishing rivers, streams, small lakes and the big lake can net you a variety of tasty fish. Too lazy to go out and catch your meal? Try picking up fresh caught or smoked fish from Halverson’s Fishery located right in our harbor.

  • Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

    Find what’s cool in 2016  article and see the park’s 2016 newspaper The Apostle Islands are the premier attraction in Northern Wisconsin. 21 of the 22 islands and a beautiful 12-mile mainland coastal strip are permanently protected in our own national park, the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.  The park is a haven for sailors, kayakers, cave dwellers, naturalists, fishermen (and women) and site seers from all over the world. Meyers Beach, just three miles east of Cornucopia, is the place to launch a sea kayak in the summer or to begin a walking trip across the ice in the winter to the world famous sea (ice) caves.  Your safety is our priority, so please check with the a National Park Service ranger or book a trip with an authorized outfitter. Hiking on the trail above the caves is spectacular in any season. The Visitor Center, with rangers, an award-winning 20-minute film, exhibits, and park-related merchandise is in Bayfield.  Open year-round, days and hours are limited in the off-season.  The Little Sand Bay Visitor Center will be under construction in 2017 but rangers will be available in the summer to provide assistance. Check here for operating hours and seasons. The islands contain the largest collection of historic lighthouses in the country – 8 historic towers are located on 6 islands and one is in Chequamegon Bay, near Ashland. Several of these lighthouses have been restored and are open to the public with guided tours. Learn more about these historic lighthouses here. Come read more

  • Ehlers Historic General Store

    Ehlers Store DELI WITH HOME-MADE ITEMS INCLUDING PIZZA NIGHT ~ GIFTS~ HARDWARE ~ GROCERIES ~ LOCALLY GROWN GARDEN ITEMS Ehlers Store is your local source for groceries of all kinds. Some unusual things like Ahi tuna. A small selection of Asian food, including Edamame. Bread from the Daily bread is delivered on Wednesday and Saturday. Wild King and Sockeye salmon. Amish chicken and of course the best hamburger ground here at Ehlers. In 1913 Herman Ehlers moved to the small South Shore community of Cornucopia, Wisconsin. He was working as a bookkeeper for the Flieth-Thompson Lumber Company in 1915 when a series of fires swept across the lakefront destroying the three sawmills in the area. Finding himself out of work, Herman and one of his former employers founded the Flieth-Ehlers Mercantile Company, know today as Historic Ehlers Store. Herman settled in Cornucopia and married Esther Johnson, a local schoolteacher.  The Ehlers raised 8 children in Cornucopia. Their son Herald took over the family business from his father and ran the store until 2006. When the Ehlers Family made the decision sell Ehlers Store, it was important to them that they find buyers who were interested in continuing the tradition of the small town general store that had served their community for generations. In 2005 Jayne Norton and Max Taubert came to Cornucopia with hope of buying a house in the peaceful lakeshore village but after learning that the store was for sale, their plans changed slightly. They took ownership of read more

  • Fishing Big and Small

    Great Fishing at Cornucopia, Wisconsin Siskiwit River Limit 5/day only 1 over 20″ (minimum 15″) Inland Lakes Walleye opener Mid- May Bass opener Mid-June (Catch and release only from May 7th to June 18) Trolling on Lake Superior Salmon ~ limit 5/day no length restrictions Lake Trout ~ limit 10 (all Lakers) Limit is 5 if 5 are Salmon (Of 5 only one Rainbow and Brook) Lake Superior Northern Pike limit is 2/day minimum 26″ For more information on regulations www.fishingwisconsin.org GET YOUR FISHING LICENSE HERE

  • Geocaching

    Geocaching has become a favorite family activity that entertains not only familes with young children but adults looking for challenging and very difficult to find caches. Bayfield County provides the perfect setting for geocaching as the rugged terrain and breathtaking views combine to make for an entire day or even a week of treasure hunting. With over 50 geocach sites within 30 minutes of Cornucopia you are certain to find a vasriety of caches to entertain you for hours. And best of all, it’s free! Watch for special bonus treats in some locations. Find more at https://www.geocaching.com/play

  • Good Earth Outfitters

    We are worth the stop! Come Explore Cornucopia. Good Earth Outfitters LLC provides cost effective power boat tours to the famous Lake Superior Apostle Islands Mainland Sea Caves, Sand Island and Raspberry Island Sightseeing Tours, Devils Island Private Sunset Tours and Water Taxi Services in and around the Apostle Islands. We also have a well-stocked gift shop with Lake Superior Jewelry from local artists and quality products from Minnetonka Moccasin, Sailor Bags, Lakegirl, Landstrom’s and More Polish Pottery to name a few. Cornucopia is the Western Gateway to the Apostle Islands. We are located in the Marina District next to the Green Museum. For your convenience please go to our website and book your adventure online today! BOOK YOUR ADVENTURE NOW!

  • Green Shed Museum

    Green Shed Museum The Green Shed Museum, located in the harbor, is filled with over 100 years of history.  The museum is housed in the original harbor fish house. Enjoy a picnic just outside on our patio overlooking the harbor. Many hours of hard work have gone into our museum, so come and enjoy some of our history.   EMAIL US Visit These Other Fine Museums in Our Area ~ Washburn Cultural Center ~ Port Wing Historical Society Museum ~ Apostle Islands Visitor Center ~ Bayfield Maritme Museum ~

  • Howl Clothing and Adventure

    Sail the Apostle Islands of Lake Superior near Bayfield, Wisconsin with a USCG Licensed Captain.  Learn about sailing on one of our three daily trips from Bayfield or our premium sea cave trips from Cornucopia Harbor.  Or come for a sailing vacation in the Apostle Islands.  Take the wheel or just relax while exploring the Islands with a partner or a group of family or friends.

  • Lake Superior View Golf Course

    Lake Superior View Golf, with its unbeatable prices, is a scenic, double-9, par-66 executive course that will always give you a challenge and plenty of enjoyment. After your round of golf, enjoy concessions inside or relax outside on the deck while enjoying the beautiful views of the “big” Lake and the Fertile Valley hillside. The “irons-only” driving range is available for your practice and warm-ups. Our friendly staff is ready to assist in any way. Enjoy our cross-country ski and snow shoe trails in snow season! You will soon agree that we are “Naturally Superior”! Daily Golf Rates Adults 9 Holes ~ $11, 18 Holes ~ $16 MS / HS Students: $5/ $10 Elem w/ Parent: Free Golf Cart Rental (per person) $8 $10 Range Balls: $7 or $5 for members or with a round of golf

  • Lost Creek Adventures

    Lost Creek Adventures are designed to instruct and inspire through experiences with the natural world. We are a full service paddling outfitter and guide service operating within the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Our unique mission also includes courses in wilderness survival and traditional skills. Your experience with us could be anything from a relaxing day on the water to an intensive session with a paddling coach. Perhaps you want to take on building a boat or paddle, go out on a guided or self-guided kayak camping trip, or learn to make fire without matches. No matter what you choose we promise you will be immersed in something that has the potential to break you out of the everyday and inspire you. This is what living is all about! When are we open? During the summer season we are open from 8am to 6pm. It’s always best to call and make a reservation. “If you are vacationing in the Apostle Islands, Bayfield, WI area don’t miss kayaking in the sea caves. It will be the highlight of your trip. We highly recommend Lost Creek Adventures. Great staff and reasonably priced. We are in our 60’s and new to kayaking. It was an awesome experience. We plan on doing it again.” Call us (715) 953-2223 or (715) 209-6496 See more photos on Pinterest

  • Manitou Falls

    Manitou and Little Manitou Falls are located at Pattison State Park just south of Superior, Wisconsin. If you are coming to Cornucopia from the Twin Cities, it’s only a short drive from Highway 2. Check the “Map” tab to see directions. Click the “Video” tab to see both falls.

  • PMG Charters

    PMG Charters offers custom tours of the mainland sea caves as well as the Apostle Islands. We launch from the Town of Bell Marina in Cornucopia or the city dock in Bayfield. We strive to make every experience unique and tailored to your group. Please feel free to give us a call or email to book your tour today.   (262) 337-3078  or  (641) 757-2796

  • Port Wing Museum and Library

    Heritage Hall in Port Wing was created following the Port Wing Centennial in 2001. After seeing all of the pictures and artifacts gathered for the Centennial celebration, interested people in Port Wing came together to plan, finance and build what is now Heritage Hall. The curator, Soney Rockenbach, has organized the thousands of historical items donated by Port Wing families and friends into a place that tells the story of Port Wing history. The Town of Port Wing began in the 1870s because of the vast stands of pine forests that were needed for lumber for our ever-expanding United States. Isaac Wing acquired thousands of acres around here in the Bayfield area by purchasing land that had been put up for tax sale, and he then worked with others to devise ways to use the Flag River to float the logs to Lake Superior for shipment. In 1891, Theodore N. Okerstrom , locally known as T.N. and as the “Father of Port Wing,” took out a homestead claim south of Port Wing, then he purchased, surveyed and platted the Townsite of Port Wing. He then spent the rest of his life as Port Wing’s chief promoter, convincing relatives and friends–and many Swedish immigrants–to settle here and make a new life in Port Wing. Okerstrom called his new town “Port Wing” to honor his business acquaintance, Col. Isaac Wing. (Taken from A New Town: Port Wing, WI – The Early Years)

  • Siskiwit Bay Marina, Inc.

    Full Service Marina, Campground & Lodging: Full hook-up camper/RV sites Bed and Breakfast Inn The Fo’c’sle Inn Seasonal and Daily slip rental Gas and Diesel fuel Full mechanical and hull repairs Ships Store and gift shop Repair parts, filters, lubricants, etc. Ice available Pumpout and garbage svc. Restrooms and Showers Travel lift with 30,000 lb. capacity Winter Storage Monitoring VHF Channel 16 The marina is located in Siskiwit Bay on Lake Superior. We are here to serve all of your boating needs. We are the western gateway to the Apostle Islands National Park, right on the edge of the mainland sea caves and the first island of the park, “Eagle Island”. Harbor entryway coordinates: 46 51 6 Lat. 91 06 3 Long. Only four miles from the sea caves or Eagle Island, “Corny” is the perfect jumping off port to venture out to the Park. A full line of services here make for the perfect stop for boats transiting from Duluth / Superior to the Apostles, or for boats in the Islands needing to re-provision. Transient dockage is available for overnight stays. Within walking distance find Lodging, Groceries, Dining, Post Office, and Taverns. Quaint shops line the harbor walkway along with pure sand beaches, an artesian well, picnic and playgrounds. Visit the Green Shed Museum to gain a glimpse of the past of this once bustling commercial fishing and boat building village. SISKIWIT BAY MARINA and LODGING in “THE FO’C’SLE David & MaryBeth Tillmans

  • Siskiwit Falls

    Siskiwit Falls is a favorite place to play. Hike up the falls or slide down the falls. Either way, it is a beautiful site and shouldn’t be missed when you visit here. Only 2 minutes out of town. Special directions:  

  • Wind Surfing

    Wind surfing has become a very popular sport on the Great Lakes. Lake Superior can provide some of the largest waves. Surfers watch daily for upcoming storms. Noreasters produce the best surfing. Beginners should seek professional help before attempting to challenge these waters. A wet suit most always is a requirement and it would be advisable to wear a life jacket. Always be aware of the dangers with this sport. Huge rocks may lurk just below the surface and dangerous rip tides can catch swimmers off guard.

Summer is just around the corner. Start making your reservations now. Boat tours, kayak rentals and lodging are right here in beautiful Cornucopia, Wisconsin