Telemark Northwoods Lodging

Are you searching for a warm, comfortable place to rest your Birkie bones?

Telemark Northwoods Lodging is the Presenting Sponsor of Birkie Lodging offering a great retreat in a year-round recreational playground.

Lakewoods Resort is just down the road from the American Birkebeiner trailhead on Hwy M in Cable.

Home Base at Mt. Telemark Village is conveniently located right at Mt. Telemark Village! Home Base offers year-round lodging for your trail-time adventures.

Chambers of Commerce & Visitors Bureaus

Hayward Lakes Visitor & Convention Bureau: Sawyer County, WI, USA: 800-724-2992 or 715-634-4801

Hayward Area Chamber of Commerce: 800-724-2992 or 715-634-8662,

Cable Area Chamber of Commerce: 800-533-7454

Rice Lake Tourism: 800-523-6318 or 715-234-8888

Ashland Chamber of Commerce: 800-284-9484

Birchwood Area Chamber of Commerce: 800-236-2252 

Stone Lake Chamber of Commerce: 800-367-3306

Lodging Directory

The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation, Inc., also provides a Lodging Directory* each year for participants.  The directory contains information on hotels, motels, resorts, and private homes and is available by request as a courtesy to participants.

To request the Lodging Directory, contact the Birkie office   Please send an email request after July 1, 2024.

*The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation, Inc. (ABSF) is providing this list only as a courtesy and is not acting as an agent for any persons individuals, or entities whose names appear on this list. The ABSF, Inc., American Birkebeiner, and Birkie Enterprises make no representations as to the quality of accommodations provided by the names placed on this list, nor assumes any liability as a result of any individual securing or purchasing accommodations from this list. The ABSF is not responsible for monitoring which accommodation listings are compliant with state lodging licensing. Due to COVID-19, the ABSF makes no assumption to the health and safety conditions of accommodations listed.     

Would you like to list your accommodations within the Lodging Directory?
2024-25 Lodging Directory Application

Attention Lodging Directory Applicants, State of Wisconsin requires a ‘State Lodging License’ for “all lodging places and tourist cabins and cottages, other than hotels and motels, in which sleeping accommodations are offered for the pay to tourists and transients”.

More information can be found here: Lodging License DetailsSawyer County Vacation Rental Licensing

Shuttle Services


Phone number: 715-638-0431

Dorm Housing

The American Birkebeiner offers a limited amount of inexpensive lodging at the Hayward Wesleyan Church on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, February 22-24, 2024.  For a suggested donation of $30 per person/per night, you may sleep on the floor in the gymnasium of the church. No beds or bedding are provided – you must bring your own equipment (air mattress, sleeping bags, etc.), no tents. Please note this is a communal setting.

Check-in time is 4:00 pm Thursday-Saturday
Check out time is 9:00 am on Friday, 6:15 am on Saturday, 7:00 am on Sunday.

All those utilizing the dorm housing are required to have all personal belongings removed from the church prior to checkout time. For those staying Saturday night, you may leave belongings in the gym at your own risk.

Due to the lapped course and spread out schedule of events, there will be NO bus transportation to the start line in 2024.

There are no waxing facilities at the church.

Unfortunately, there are no showers available.

50% of ALL donations go to the Wesleyan Church Youth Group towards Summer Camp!

There is ample parking in the Wesleyan Church parking lot. Please note, there will be regularly scheduled church services on Sunday morning.

COVID19: We encourage everyone at dorm housing to have a negative test within 72 hours of arrival.  Complete a symptom self-checker before attending the event and do not attend the event if you are feeling ill for any reason.  Any participant, volunteer, spectator, or staff that exhibits symptoms of COVID-19 should stay home.

Dorm Housing Registration