Welcome to Namakagon

The Town of Namakagon in southern Bayfield County, Wisconsin is lightly populated, densely wooded, and a popular vacation destination in Northwest WI.  The town forms around Lake Namakagon, a trophy muskie lake, and excellent for walleye, bass, northern pike, and pan fish.  The forests here are far more populated with wildlife than people.  Deer, black bear, fox, wild turkeys, grouse, and bald eagles are often seen, and the beautifully haunting call of the common loon is heard around the lake throughout the summer.

Town of Namakagon, Bayfield County, Wisconsin

Town of Namakagon, Bayfield County, Wisconsin

Namakagon is a vacationer’s and sportsman’s dream.  Its residents live here for many of the same reasons that make it popular for tourists.  Fishing, hunting, mountain biking, snowmobiling, skiing, hiking, boating, golf, you name it.  We are home to many resorts, large and small, and your choice of beautiful and secluded vacation homes to rent year around.  Visit once; return at least twice.

Town of Namakagon POPULATION: 316 as of January 1, 2022

For information on the Comprehensive Planning Commission Click Here

Town of Namakagon Board Information
Meetings are usually held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30pm, everyone is welcome to this open meeting. Check with the Town Clerk to Verify date.

Click here for the Lake Namakagon map or History of Namakagon if you’re interested.

The Forest Lodge Library, located at 13450 County Highway M, is a joint library serving the communities of Cable and Namakagon.  The library is opened 6 days a week and offers services and programs to area patrons and visitors.  The library is currently working on an amazing addition project! Check out the library website at https://forestlodgelibrary.org/ to learn more about what’s going on at you library! Check out their 2023 Expansion Project at Forest Lodge Library.

Visit the Cable Area Chamber of Commerce website for information on lodging, dining, recreation & events, shopping, and other local services, news and updates.

NORHTWEST CLEANSWEEP 2023 Cleansweep Schedule

2023 Hazardous Waste Collection, 2023 HAZARDOUS WASTE

SNOWMOBILE TRAILS: 2023 Seasonal trail closure


The Town of Namakagon Community Park

The Town of Namakagon is excited to share that a new Community Park Development is underway! The Town of Namakagon applied for grant funds through a Bayfield County Infrastructure Grant for this new park in 2022. The Road Crew worked hard to install eight fitness stations along a path that was cleared by multiple volunteers. This Spring, there will be two signs installed at the entrances for the park, and the walking path will be improved. The town also set up pickleball courts in the parking lot area. The courts were used so much that they will be installed again this year! The town received a basketball hoop to set up, and this will be done this Spring as well. We encourage people of all ages to come out and enjoy the fitness path, pickleball courts and basketball hoop to engage in outdoor physical activity. There is a picnic table available for an outdoor meal and a relaxing swing to enjoy! This location is also a CAMBA trailhead, so bring your bike for a ride through the trails. The location of the park is across from the Town Hall, 23845 County Highway M in the Town of Namakagon.




Responsible-Burning Brochure

Preventing-Wildfires Brochure

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Lightning Safety

Namakagon FYI Letter 2023-2024 with inserts:

FYI 2023-2024

Namakagon Volunteer Fire Department Newsletter Insert 2023 2024