The Hayward Area is surrounded by beautiful lakes, thousands of acres of National Forest, superbly maintained trails for hiking and biking, and several organizations that support these activities.
- American Birkebeiner Trail
- Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association (CAMBA) – This system of trails provides a wide variety of trails including off-road, gravel and paved routes for all levels of enjoyment.
- Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival
- New Moon Ski & Bike Shop
- North Country Trail
- Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
- Riverbrook Bike & Ski
- Up North Guided Tours, LLC