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Discover Small-Town Community & Outstanding Outdoor Recreation in

Beautiful Cable, WI

When you visit Cable, WI, the southernmost town in Bayfield County, the folks here will want to greet you by name. So introduce yourself! Get to know the local residents and the friendly family-owned businesses that dot the downtown area. Cable, a community of just 836 permanent residents, serves as the commerce center for the surrounding communities and beautiful rural areas, but its true appeals are the wealth of outstanding outdoor recreational activities that await all around and its outstanding events that draw visitors from throughout Wisconsin.

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Come Discover the True Beauty of Cable

Explore the Great Outdoors

There’s no shortage of outdoor activity around Cable! There’s ample hunting, excellent fishing, and plenty of skiing, golfing, snowmobiling, biking, and hiking opportunities all around. Numerous lakes in the area play host to public boat landings on Lake Owen, Perry Lake, and Lake Namekagon. A plethora of cross-country ski trails, snowmobile trails, and the Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association (CAMBA) radiate from the town's core. No matter the season, there’s always plenty of outdoor fun to be found.

Partake in Outstanding Events

Cable is the home of the world-famous annual American Birkebeiner and Kortelopet ski race in February. Cable also hosts the finish of the Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival, a point-to-point off-road race over a challenging forested course. And there are plenty of festivities and celebrations throughout the year, like the Blue Moon Art Tour, Fun in the Forest ATV Ride, Hot Air Balloon Rally, the 4th of July Celebration, Weenie Roast Weekend, Christmas in Cable, and the Cable Area Fall Fest.

Amazing Homes for Sale

Want to be directly on the waterfront? Nestled into a lush and private section of the Chequamegon National Forest, right off of a trail? Want to be close to town so you’re just a bike ride from fun events or perhaps some shopping and dining? Want a stunning estate home or a cozy log cabin? Whatever you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it in Cable! The town and its surrounding area are home to a wealth of beautiful homes ideal for just about any buyer looking for a recreational escape.

Cable at a Glance

Getting Around

To Hayward: 17 miles, about 20 minutes
To Duluth: 70 miles, about 1 hour 20 min
To Minneapolis: 160 miles, about 3 hours
Major Roads: US-63, County Highway M
Airport: Cable Union


Population: 858
County: Bayfield
Zip Code: 54821
Median Home Value: $151,600

Cable Attractions

Top Cable Attractions

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Natural History Museum

The Cable Natural History Museum, on County Road M, is the perfect stopping place for information on local flora and fauna in the area, as well as the ideal place to learn more about the rich history of the Cable area.

Downtown Cable

After a hard day’s activity of work or play on the many trails and lakes throughout the countryside, visitors and residents alike congregate in Downtown Cable to find food, refreshment, and entertainment.

Cable’s Resources

Local resources of Cable include the post office, banks, grocery and hardware stores, the clinic, lumber yard, laundromat, cafes, bookstore, restaurants, gift and clothing shops, a public library, and museums.

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