Manitowish Waters Community Info

Manitowish Waters Community Info



Manitowish Waters is known for beautiful Northwoods living, cranberries and incredible vacations. Located in Northwestern Vilas County, it’s also home to a great Chain of 10 Lakes.

This quiet, peaceful community has a smaller year-round population, but increases significantly during the summer months with second home owners, vacationers and other seasonal residents.


Local Links:

  • Manitowish Waters Chamber of Commerce
  • Calendar of Local Events
  • Visitors Guide
  • Restaurants


This town is best known for the Manitowish Waters Chain of Lakes which include:

These fantastic lakes provide year-round outdoor recreational activities; Fishing, Swimming, Boating, Water-Skiing and more. Manitowish Waters is also home to the Skiing Skeeters, a spectacular water skiing team that performs twice weekly during the summer months.

This quaint community is also an artists' enclave, with many wonderful art studios and gift shops.


Parks and Recreation

Manitowish Waters boasts 40 miles of paved bike trails, a 10 lake chain perfect for fishing and a plethora of water activities to keep residents entertained.  Some of the local favorites include:

North Lakeland Discovery Center - A 12-mile trail system to enjoy hiking, biking, skiing, snowshoeing and wildlife watching from dawn to dusk. The trails and terrain run alongside the lake, bog and nearby Manitowish River allowing you to experience gorgeous scenery and wildlife.

During the spring and summer months you can also experience canoeing, kayaking and swimming.


Manitowish Waters Bike Trail - The most popular bike trail connecting Manitowish Waters to Boulder Junction, Sayner and St. Germain. A 45 mile paved trail with beautiful scenery along the boardwalks and bridges.

Shopping and Dining

Quaint shopping and dining experiences await you in the community of Manitowish Waters.

Whether you’re looking for home furnishings, art or groceries for your waterfront home or just need some extra fishing supplies for your day on the lake… You’ll find it here.

Manitowish Waters features many wonderful coffee houses, local restaurants and nightlife options.  Try The Little Bohemia Lodge which is known for its infamous shootout between the Dillinger Gang and Melvin Purvis and Hoover’s newly formed FBI!


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Contact Information

Redman Realty Group
231 Oneida St.
Minocqua WI 54548