Located along the banks of the Wisconsin River, Merrill is a unique Northwoods community. In addition to fantastic outdoor recreation, Merrill offers fascinating history. Take a historic walking tour of Merrill and see historic homes, the Lincoln County Courthouse and three stone-arch bridges. Boaters, anglers, swimmers and paddlers will love Council Grounds State Park. Mountain bikers and cross-country skiers should head to the Underdown Recreation Area. Start planning your Merrill vacation or getaway by visiting

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Phone:  715-536-9474
Address: 705 North Center Avenue, Merrill, WI 54452 (map)

Merrill Northwoods Bum Itinerary


“Easy does it” is your rule. After all, this is a vacation, not a race. Relaxation and bumming around the Northwoods is as fast as you want to go! Continue reading

Merrill Northwoods Gearhead Itinerary


You believe that fun runs on diesel fuel and gasoline. You come to the Northwoods of Wisconsin to feel the wind against your face and to have a howling good time day and night! Continue reading

Merrill Northwoods Gumshoe Itinerary


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Merrill Northwoods Highbrow Itinerary


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Merrill Northwoods Trailblazer Itinerary


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Merrill Northwoods Wannabe Itinerary


To you, the Northwoods of Wisconsin feels like home. You might not live up here, but these are your Northwoods too. Come do what the locals do! Continue reading


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