Experience Manitowish Waters
Located in the heart of lake country in northern Wisconsin, adventure awaits you both on the water + in the woods. From biking and hiking to experiencing cranberry harvest during peak fall colors, opportunities are endless and diverse. Enjoy!
Bike Rentals: Coontail Sports (paved trail, mountain, fat tire, or electric-assist)
Family Activities: Northwoods Children's Museum, Fred Scheers Lumberjack Show, North Lakeland Discovery Center's Nature Nook, paddleball court at MW Community Center Park (all equipment included), Mattie’s Waterski School
Waaswaaganing Indian Bowl PowWow: Schedule available here
Waterski Show: Manitowish Skiing Skeeters perform at Rest Lake Park (June – August)
Free Concert Series: Music in the Park every Sunday in Koller Park 4PM to 6PM (May – September)
Lion's Club Bingo: Mondays at 7 pm at the MW Town Hall (mid-June to Labor Day)
July - September: Learn about Wisconsin state fruit grown in Manitowish Waters on public Cranberry Marsh Tours.
September + October: Stay at Alderwood Resort and receive a free personal tour of our 4th generation family farm, Bartling's Manitowish Cranberry Co. Walk next to the floating berries, see berries being harvested, and tour our cleaning warehouse. For more information or to schedule a tour, send us a message.
Manitowish Waters Chain of 10 Lakes
Alderwood Resort is located on Alder Lake, part of the Manitowish Waters Chain of 10 Lakes. All lakes are navigable by boat. More information can be found on our FAQ page.
The 10 lakes include:
- Rest Lake (655 acres)
- Stone Lake (138 acres)
- Fawn Lake (70 acres)
- Clear Lake (515 acres)
- Spider Lake (278 acres)
- Island Lake (865 acres)
- Little Star Lake (260 acres)
- Manitowish Lake (496 acres)
- Alder Lake (264 acres)
- Wild Rice Lake (384 acres)