A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Town of Spider Lake, Wisconsin
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Spider Lake.
This page contains six sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Spider Lake, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Spider Lake and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Spider Lake
Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track across the sky.
To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass the location for Spider Lake. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.
The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Spider Lake.
We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.
The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Sawyer County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
Since Spider Lake is near Bayfield County and also Ashland County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:
Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Spider Lake ...
As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
Cable [Bayfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Spider Lake
Link to Google Map centered on Cable
Chief Lake lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Spider Lake
Link to Google Map centered on Chief Lake
Clam Lake [Ashland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Spider Lake
Link to Google Map centered on Clam Lake
Grand View [Bayfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Spider Lake
Link to Google Map centered on Grand View
Leonards [Bayfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Spider Lake
Link to Google Map centered on Leonards
Little Round Lake lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Spider Lake
Link to Google Map centered on Little Round Lake
Mason [Bayfield County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the north of Spider Lake
Link to Google Map centered on Mason
Reserve lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Spider Lake
Link to Google Map centered on Reserve
How Far From Spider Lake to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Spider Lake to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Spider Lake and extending to:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Spider Lake: www.townofspiderlake.org/
The official website for Sawyer County: www.sawyercountygov.org/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 19 Feb 2020