Pileated woodpecker Credit: Gary Blaquiere

Five fun things to do this spring in Sayner-Star Lake

Published: March 5, 2013

Sayner-Star Lake is the Heart of the Headwaters. You’ll find clean, clear lakes, majestic forests and lots of peace and quiet. The fishing in the area is spectacular. The trails are top-notch. Here are five things you need to do when you’re in Sayner-Star Lake.

1. Swing the clubs – Play the beautiful Plum Lake Golf Course, one of the most scenic courses in the Northwoods.

2. Ride the ridges – Go mountain biking at the outstanding Razorback Ridges Trails. It’s one of the state’s top mountain biking trails.

3. Roll along the Heart of Vilas County Paved Bike Trail System – This paved bike trail is suitable to all types of bicycles, and connects Sayner with St. Germain, Boulder Junction and Manitowish Waters.

4. Take a trip back in time ­– Visit the Vilas County Historical Museum. The interesting collection includes the world’s first snowmobile.

5. Go birdwatching – The remote forest areas of the Sayner-Star Lake area are home to pileated woodpeckers and a variety of rare woodland birds.

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