Beaver Dam Lake is located in Cumberland WI just off HWY 63. Cumberland’s geographic location provides easy access to major metropolitan areas. Minneapolis-St Paul with it’s international airport is 90 miles, Duluth, MN is 90 miles, and Eau Claire, WI is 70 miles. All routes are along uncrowded major highways.
The lake is an 1112 acre sandy bottom lake. The deepest point is 106 feet with an average depth of 34 feet. Because of the depth of the lake there are few weeds and plenty of fish. Walleye is stocked on a regular basis with small and large mouth bass found as well as sunnies and panfish. Hook them and cook them over our open fire pit by the water's edge. Cooking stands and fry pans are available. Beaver Dam Lake has 18 miles of shoreline.
Our 200+ sandy bottom shoreline is very shallow allowing the children a perfect play area. There are benches and a picnic table right at the water's edge. The public landing is less than a mile away. And the public beach is right across the lake from us with plenty of playground equipment for the tots or sand pit volleyball and basketball for the more mature.
Cumberland is known as the “Island City” as it is surrounded by water. (See a map and more info)
The central part of the community is actually situated on an island. The city itself is located within the beautiful recreational lands of northwest Wisconsin. Unspoiled open spaces, clean lakes and streams, attractive parks, forests and four season enjoyments make this area extremely attractive for the outdoorsman. More than 50 lakes are located within a 10 mile radius of the city.
Another highlight of the City of Cumberland is their annual Rutabaga festival. It’s always the weekend preceding Labor Day. There’s live entertainment, parades, 12.4 mile run, craft shows, a carnival for the kids, various tournaments all weekend long, fun and lots of food!!
If golf is of interest to you, this is a golfer’s paradise. There are 3 golf courses within 15 minutes of Cumberland. Cumberland Golf Club is an 18 hole course. There is Echo Hills course 8 miles away in Turtle Lake and Turtleback golf course in Rice Lake only 15 minutes away. A 4th golf course should be noted, Tagalong in Birchwood,WI. This course was designed after the legendary “St Andrews” of Scotland. It is located off the shores of the Red Cedar Lake. Golfers will enjoy this 18 hole course.
Make a casino run just 12 miles away at St Croix Casino, Turtle Lake, WI. Also there is a casino in Hayward , The Hole in the Wall Casino in Danbury and the Little Turtle Hertel Express and Casino in Hertel. All less than an hour away.
If you are an antique lover, you can take numerous day trips and see any of the 17 plus antique shops within an hour or less.
Just 7 miles north of Cumberland is Odden’s Norsk Husflid. They have authentic Scandinavian and European imports. Sweaters, jewelry, lefse needs, rosemaling items, pewter buttons, hooks and eyes. A must see if you are in the area.
Wintertime brings ice fishing, snowmobiling and cross country skiing. If you are looking for XC Ski Trails that offer everything, look no further than TIMBERLAND HILLS and TIMBERLAND WEST. Timberland Hills is located about 9 miles NW of Cumberland. This is a 25 Km of 16-20 foot wide trails for diagonal stride trail system situated in 2400 wooded acres of Burnett Co forest land that is ideal for XC skiing. Timberland West is a 2.5 Km lighted ski trail. This meanders through 500 acres of Barron County forest land. Both trails were built and maintained by the Cumberland Area Ski Touring Association. The CASTA Ski Club.
The WILD RIVER TRAIL is a state owned, multi-use trail of Barron, Douglas, and Washburn Counties. The trail begins in Rice Lake, a 15 minute drive. During the winter season, the Wild Rivers Trail provides users with access to hundreds of miles of snowmobiling trails though out Barron county. This trail ends up near Superior. These trails can be used for walking, bicycling, running, horseback riding, snowshoeing, dog sledding, cross country skiing, ATV’ing, and snowmobiling.
These are a few points of interest for you to enjoy during your stay at Beaver Lake Landing.