Lake Use

You are only 2 blocks away from one of the most beautiful lakes in Wisconsin for swimming, fishing, and boating. Boat access is 2 miles away. Boats are inspected* for milfoil and mussels. Shell Lake is a beautiful and clear lake, please help keep it that way.


  • Mini Golf
  • Horse Shoe Pits
  • Play Ground
  • Volleyball
  • Dunk Tank
  • Gaga Pit
  • Mini Library
  • Board Games
  • Foosball
  • Pickle Ball
  • Shuffle Board
  • Pool Table
  • Basket Ball
  • Hayrides
  • Bon Fire
  • Hiking Trails
  • Chicken Coop

Wagon Ride

The RBC offers tractor-drawn rides on our special “people mover” wagon through our trails in the back woods, Saturday evening, for campers only (children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult on all rides).


Things to do in Shell Lake

  • Washburn County Historical Museum
  • Clover Meadow Winery
  • Brickyard Pottery and Gallery
  • The Potter’s Shed
  • Klopp’s Fifth Avenue Bar
  • Merchants and Co.

Frequently Asked Questions about Red Barn Campground


You are encouraged to walk the RBC trails to enjoy the wildlife, beautiful woods, flowers, and unique topography. Please leave the nature undisturbed.

Recreation Vehicle Use

Over 100 miles of ATV/UTV trails linking to an ever-growing Northwest Wisconsin ATV Trail system make Washburn County a premier ATV/UTV destination. Multiple loops throughout the county, linking to the Wild River Trail, create an ATV/UTV experience like no other.

We offer UTV Rentals. Inquire at the office upon check in.

Download or print Snowmobile/ATV maps of the area (PDF)