Woodruff Community Information

Woodruff Community Information


Woodruff is a small town in Oneida County, Wisconsin, located just north of Minocqua. This quaint community of around 2,050 people offers an abundance of charm. The average household income in Woodruff is $45,560 and the estimated median home value is $154,517. Come discover all that this tight knit community in the northwoods has to offer!

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Living in Woodruff

Woodruff is considered the “Crossroads of the North”, as it is where 3 highways meet. The town is filled with a rich history. It was originally established as a logging community. There are many historic sites located throughout town that celebrate the past. Still in operation, the Art Oehmcke State Fish Hatchery is an important local historic landmark and still serves as one of the state’s only hatcheries to raise fish that are vital to the local lakes’ ecosystems. Today, Woodruff stands in the center of a popular tourist area. This community offers stunning recreational facilities, charming restaurants and stores, and so much more to its residents and visitors.


Parks and Recreation

Outdoor recreation can be enjoyed year round in Woodruff. With beautiful recreational facilities within the community and surrounding area, there is something for everyone to enjoy time in the great outdoors.

Brandy Park - The main community park within Woodruff, Brandy Park offers many amenities for its visitors. Located on the shores of Brandy Lake, this is the perfect spot to enjoy some watersports and fishing or splash around and relax on the beautiful public beach. Challenge yourself to a round of Disc Golf on the 18 hole course.  During the winter, enjoy ice skating and cross country skiing.


Shopping and Dining

Woodruff might be a small town, but there are several great local restaurants and retail spots for residents to enjoy.

  • Cafe Holiday - This delicious diner features homestyle cooking. It is the perfect spot for a hearty breakfast or lunch. Be sure to check out their Friday fish fry, one of the great Wisconsin traditions.

  • Hoggie Doggies  - Enjoy a Chicago style hotdog made with 100% Vienna beef at this spot recognized throughout the Midwest for its food. Grab your hotdog, burger, or ice cream treat and dine outside in the beautiful park like setting.

  • What's the Scoop Ice Cream Shoppe - Cool off in the summer with a delectable treat from this local ice cream shoppe. From premium ice cream to frozen yogurt, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

  • Rocky Reef Brewing Company - Sip on a locally crafted brew. This nanobrewery offers 8 handcrafted beers that can be enjoyed in the tasting room or comfort of your own home.

Residents can find stores carrying any goods they need right within town. There are stores carrying hardware, sporting goods, home goods, office supplies, and more centrally located within the community.

Want to learn more about living in Woodruff?  Contact the Redman Realty Team!

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Contact Information

Redman Realty Group
231 Oneida St.
Minocqua WI 54548