Travel to Washburn: A little town on a big LakeWashburn is located on Hwy 13 between Bayfield and Ashland,
6 miles north of Hwy 2. Washburn is the usual starting/ending point.Travel Times:
- from Hayward, WI - 1 hour
- from Duluth/Superior - 1 hour
- from Eau Claire, WI - 2 1/2 hours
- from Twin Cities - 4 hours
Click on the link below to see a map of the City of Washburn:
To get to Coal Dock Beach (our most popular put-in point)
Coming from Highway 2:
Drive thru downtown, turn right at the Washburn Museum (Central Avenue). The beach is on the left at the end of Central Avenue before the Coal Dock.
Coming from Bayfield:
Turn left at the Washburn Museum (Central
Avenue). The beach is on the left at the end of Central Avenue before
the Coal Dock.