Hayward is a city located in Sawyer County, Wisconsin. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 2,129. The city is located near the Town of Hayward.
Hayward is a popular fishing destination due to the many lakes in the area. Hayward is the home of the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame. The dominant feature of the town is the 200 foot tall statue of a muskie. One can climb up into the mouth of the fish and look over the town.
Hayward is the site of many festivals and events. The annual Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival is the largest gathering of off-road mountain bike riders in the world. Participants in the annual Lumberjack World Championships compete in a variety of lumberjack games such as logrolling, chopping, sawing, and chainsaw events.
Hayward is the finish point of the American Birkebeiner cross-country skiing race.
Web Sites and Links
Hayward Cinema FourA four screen movie theatre on highway 27. Current movies, coming soon, and ticket information.
Hayward Lakes OnlineBusiness, recreation and tourism information.
KH Design and PhotographyEvent photography and limited edition prints by an Ojibwe Indian artist.
Lac Courte Oreilles Chippewa TribeTribal information, services, news and referrals.