Legendary 10 Lake Chain Manitowish Waters, WI

No matter what brings you to our beautiful home in the Northwoods, you'll leave with memories to last a lifetime. Manitowish Waters is a four seasons outdoor recreation destination, with each season offering unique activities and experiences.

Fall in Manitowish Waters means adventuring on the scenic backroads, finding peace and solitude on the hiking and biking trails, fishing on the lakes, sipping warm drinks at local taverns and restaurants, and at the end of the day, watching the sky in hopes to see a shooting star. People travel from all over the country to enjoy the woods, the water, and endless miles of trails for all your passions.

My Mani

A Community-Driven Vision Plan for the Future of Manitowish Waters

Mani, Manitowish Waters, Mani Waters, MW - no matter what you call it, Manitowish Waters is the place we choose to live, work, and play. The Manitowish Waters Chamber of Commerce and Town of Manitowish Waters are partnering to embark on a community-based visioning and strategic planning process designed to set a collective vision for the community.

Things to see and do


Ski, Snowshoe & Fat Tire

Many trails to choose from.



Enjoy over 100+ Miles of Groomed Trails.



From Casual to Fine Dining.


Ice Fishing Derby

January 1 - March 5, 2023

MECCA Trails, Mercer
Saturday, January 28, 2023 5:00 PM

Enjoy a one mile candle lit trail for skiing, snowshoeing or just walking. Come and warm up around a bonfire outside and enjoy a cup of hot cocoa. There is no charge for the event but donations are always appreciated. Bring your family & friends and take a few laps. 

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Start at Koller Park - Finish at White Oak at Chippewa Retreat
Saturday, February 11, 2023 (9:30 AM - 7:00 PM)

Fundraiser for local area children's charities. Sponsored by the Manitowish Waters Alliance Foundation.

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