You will enjoy the backyard equipped with fire pit (some fire wood included), over-sized picnic table, charcoal grill (charcoal, lighter, and lighter fluid not included), and outdoor furniture with 10 outdoor chairs. The perfect place to relax after a day of adventure. Sometimes you will even see a deer wondering through the back yard or woods.
Included with your stay are 10 bikes, a canoe, and a kayak. Oars and life jackets are also in the garage. The canoe and kayak are only for use on Arnold Creek and Lake Arbutus. Please use the boat launch on the far side of Arnold Creek from the cabin (boat launch is only six hundred feet from the cabin).
Hatfield ATV/UTV trails and snowmobile trails may be accessed directly from the cabin. If you don’t have an ATV or a side by side UTV you can call DAG Motors in Merrillan at 715-333-2413. They have parts, accessories, and repair service. DAG Motors also has delivery available right to the cabin front door. You can also rent a ATV, pontoon boat, or jet ski, just down the road at Lake Arbutus Motor Sports in Hatfield. Their phone number is 715-333-8600. For the out of state trail passes they are available at the Walmart in Black River Falls and also at the Cenex convenience store across the road from DAG Motors in Merrillan.
Depending upon the season you will enjoy swimming, boating, canoeing, kayaking, water skiing, fishing, biking, four-wheeling, mountain biking, hiking, scuba diving, hunting, ice fishing, downhill skiing, tubing, cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, and snowmobiling. Hatfield Sports Shop LLC has fishing bait/supplies and kayak/canoe rentals. Their phone number is 715-333-5009.
Clark County, Jackson County, and Black River State Forest public hunting land are all near Arnold Creek Retreat.
Lake Arbutus is an 840-acre lake with depths up to 50 feet. Two public beaches and 6 boat launches are nearby (one boat launch is only a few hundred feet from the cabin). Lake Arbutus and the Black River are home to walleye, northern pike, channel catfish, muskie, crappie, and large and small mouth bass. There are also several trout streams in the area for brook and brown trout. Lake Arbutus is great for recreational boating as well.
Arnold Creek, which runs into Lake Arbutus, may be accessed directly across Maple Lane or Hwy J.
You will be within 14 miles to Interstate 94 and Black River Falls, 12 miles to Lake Wazee, 15 miles to Neillsville, 3 miles to Levis Mound Trail bike trail, and 6 miles to Bruce Mound winter ski area.
Map to Hatfield
The Google map's pinned location is slightly off the mark. The cabin is located right off County Road J on Maple Lane. FYI- The mailing address is in Merrillan, but the cabin is located in Hatfiled, WI.
SPECIAL REMINDERS FOR ATV/UTV RIDERS:
- Please check out the below link for Wisconsin ATV/UTV Rules & Regulations.
- Make sure you have your have taken your Wisconsin safety class to get a safety certification card (operator license) if you were born on or after January 1st 1988.
- If you have a loud exhaust system you will most likely get ticketed.
- If you are out of state you need your Wisconsin non resident trail pass.
- Make sure you obey speed limits or you will likely get ticketed in town.
For additional information on the area, check out the following links:
Black River Area Chamber of Commerce
Welcome to Clark County
Levis Mound Recreational Area Silent Sports
Levis/Trow Mound Trail Conditions
Clark County ATV/UTV and Motorcycle Information
Current Jackson County ATV/UTV & Motorcycle Trail Conditions
Clark County Recreational Trail Updates
Jackson and Clark County ATV and Off-Roading
Friends Of Bruce Mound
Bruce Mound Winter Sports Area
Jackson County Snowmobiling
Current Jackson County Snowmobile Trail Conditions
Clark County Snowmobiling And Current Trail Conditions
Smoking is not allowed inside the cabin.
For availability and reservations call (715) 577-9547, or e-mail: duanegj(at)creekstonerentals.com.