Best Ways to Enjoy a North Central Wisconsin Spring
North Central Wisconsin is the land of lakes, forests, trails and friendly communities! Enjoy a unique blend of history, culture and recreational opportunities including hiking, biking, ATVing and more this fall.
Plan your fall trip today and come see for yourself the 9 best views in North Central Wisconsin.
Nothing beats hiking the 50 miles of the Ice Age Trail in Langlade County during spring time. Hikers will be immersed in blooming forest while viewing spectacular glacier formations. The trail is divided up into five segments ranging from 9.5 to 13.5 miles in length. We recommend trying the new trail created by the 2018 Mobile Skills Crew of the Summit Moraine Segment by Veteran’s Memorial County Park/Jack Lake Campground. While here in “The County of Trails,” try one of the other seven Langlade County hiking trails. For more information on go to www.langladecounty.org.
For fall fun in Lincoln County - check out this trail that follows the abandoned Milwaukee Road railroad bed and goes north from Tomahawk to the Lincoln County line near Lake Nokomis. For more information Lincoln County
Oconto Trophy Trip, taking part in Wisconsin’s spring walleye run.
Wisconsin is well-known for the Green Bay Packers, cheese, beer, and tourism. A big part of our tourism is the outdoor industry and anglers that come from all over to enjoy our different lakes and rivers. And it’s one annual event that brings out the anglers early, usually still dressed in ice fishing gear on the open water - the spring walleye run.
Credit: Sara Trampe, avid outdoor enthusiast and co-host of Sportsman's Journal television series.
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CAVOC - This four season trail system in Rhinelander is spectacular in the fall, with a beautiful mix of deciduous oak, maple, birch and tamarack, plus stately evergreens and wildlife!
In the Stevens Point Area, here are the three best bets for springtime fun:
Local Flavor: Tour and sample your way through the popular stops with the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective, a collection of craft breweries, wineries and a distillery. Then, grab a bite at one of the favorite local spots, with help from the Insider’s Guide to Ice Cream, a dozen diners worth a taste, top six sandwiches and classic fish frys.
Outdoor Fun: Get active outdoors. Hit the popular 27-mile Green Circle Trail. If you are bringing the whole family, check out our Kids Guide. and stroll through the Stevens Point Sculpture Park. For more, head out for SculptureQuest, a first-of-its-kind geocaching adventure.
Want more? Explore more about the Stevens Point Area here.
No matter the weather, we have some great options for your visit!
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Feelin' Outdoorsy?? - Hit the Trails!!
With over 400 miles of groomed and marked snowmobile trails that wind through majestic forests and scenic meadows, Shawano County is a snowmobiler's paradise.
Whether you're looking for a date night, retail therapy with the girls or fun with the kiddos, check out Shawano Country!
Enjoy fresh air and relaxation in Wisconsin’s beautiful Northwoods this spring. Vilas County is home to 240,000 acres of public land and nearly 90 forest trails that are cherished by hikers, bikers, ATVers and equestrians. You’ll also find first-class fishing and unforgettable paddling on 1,300 glacial lakes and dozens of wild and winding rivers and streams.
Spring travel inspiration:
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Nordic Mountain offers winter fun the whole family will enjoy. 18 exciting trails, including 2 glade trails and 3 terrain park runs. Evergreen Campsites & Resort Tubing Park is designed to be the most exciting tubing ride around.
For more information on Nordic Mountain