Tourism

Activities

Welcome to Oconto County, Wisconsin...a place for you. Since the County is over 100 miles long, we've made it easy for you to navigate the array of tourism resources available in the County, or to help you locate available sites and buildings and obtain business assistance. The adjacent map divides the County into three distinct sections. All resources and attractions are categorized by region within the County. So come to Oconto County to play, live or work, because after all, we are a place for you!

Oconto County is a family-friendly destination with a wealth of museums, festivals, live performances, parks and lakes that are fun for everyone. Browse some of Oconto County’s favorite events for an added bonus to your trip. Many of these events happen every year!
Bay Shores - Historic Attractions
Beyer Home & Carriage Museum
Beyer Home & Carriage Museum
917 Park Avenue, Oconto - 920-834-6206    Website | Map

Experience the life of a well-to-do 1890's family as you tour this fully restored and furnished Victorian northern mansion. The Carriage House contains Copper Culture artifacts, early settler and logging items, carriages, wagons, and antique car collection.  Hours: Memorial Day - Labor Day (M, W, TH & F 12-4, Sat. & Sun 10-4). Admission prices: Adults $5, Students (6-18yrs) $2, Family (max 2 adults) $10, and under 6 free.  Discounted prices available for adults groups of ten or more and AAA members at $3.00 per person. Discounted prices available for school groups at $1.00 per student. 

Copper Culture State Park & Museum
Copper Culture State Park & Museum
260 Copper Culture Way, Oconto - 920-834-6254    Website | Map

The museum is the area's oldest Belgian farmstead, and is dedicated to the earliest know copper tool makers in the Americas.  Free admission and no state park permit required. Open daily Memorial Day thru Labor Day 11:30am-4:30pm.

River Valley - Historic Attraction
Gillett Area Historical Society Museum
Gillett Area Historical Society Museum
110 West Main Street, Gillett, WI - 920-598-1910    Website | Map

Queen Ann style home, built in 1910 boasts a three story turret and beautiful original woodwork.  Museum open for tours, free of charge, Saturdays & Sundays from 1:00pm-4:00pm from June 1st through Labor Day. 

River Valley - Snow Hill
Oconto Falls Tubing Hill
Oconto Falls Tubing Hill
Mead Ave, Oconto Falls    Map

The Oconto Falls Tubing Hill is a FREE recreational activity for all to enjoy! Sponsored by the Oconto Falls Lions Club. Only tubes allowed-no sleds. Open on Saturdays & Sundays from 1:00pm-4:00pm depending on weather. 

Nicolet - Whitewater Rafting
Wildman Adventure Resort
Wildman Adventure Resort
N22200 Bomber Road, Niagara - 715-757-2938    Website | Map

Enjoy the greatest whitewater in the Midwest with Wildman Adventure Resort! Challenege the Peshtigo River or the Menominee River with a whitewater guide.

Nicolet - Zip Lines
Wildman Adventure Resort
Wildman Adventure Resort
N22200 Bomber Road, Niagra - 715-757-2938    Website | Map

Experience five zip lines for over 1900 feet of adrenaline pumping action. Zip along the Menominee River and experience expansive views of both Wisconsin and Michigan.

Bay Shores - Shopping
BeYoutiful Boutique
BeYoutiful Boutique
1102 Main Street, Oconto - 920-835-5472    Website | Map

Women's clothing store and gift shop!

Nicolet - Rock Climbing
Wildman Adventure Resort
Wildman Adventure Resort
N22200 Bomber Road, Niagara - 715-757-2938    Website | Map

Test your climing ability in nature's playground! Conquer Natural rock walls and enjoy the scenery. Climbing guests will also have the opportunity to learn belay skills from their guide.

Bay Shores - Mini Golf Course
The Ruins Adventure Mini Golf & Ice Cream
The Ruins Adventure Mini Golf & Ice Cream
150 Howard Lane, Oconto - 920-373-4407    Website | Map

Inspired by the great ancient Mayan civilization – is an 18-hole miniature golf course located in the harbor town of Oconto, Wisconsin. Rolling greens with interesting elevation changes and numerous trick shots will keep even the experienced golfer engaged. Water surrounds you from the palapa-covered waterfall to two ponds and a stream and tropical landscape with thatch accents.

Nicolet - Kayak Lake Tour
Wildman Adventure Resort
Wildman Adventure Resort
N12080 Allison Lane, Athelstane - 715-757-2938    Website | Map

Kick back, relax, and enjoy the beauty of the Northwoods from the seat of a recreational kayak.

Bay Shores - Pumpkin Farms
BerryLand
BerryLand
5687 SteinKraus Lane, Abrams - 920-826-7297    Website | Map

BerryLand is located on both sides of Hwy. 41/141 at Abrams, Wisconsin. We have grown and sold our own fresh farm produce since 1980.

Nicolet - Alpine Tower/High Ropes
Wildman Adventure Resort
Wildman Adventure Resort
N12080 Allison Lane, Athelstane - 715-757-2938    Website | Map

Challenge yourself, your friends, your management team, or your special group. The Alpine Tower is a remarkable high ropes course adventure constructed on a series of vertical towers, providing an unforgettable outdoor experience.

Nicolet - Paintball
Wildman Adventure Resort
Wildman Adventure Resort
N22200 Bomber Road, Niagara - 715-757-2938    Website | Map

Paintball trips are held on our wooded and sloping terrain fields. Duck and dive between bunkers and obstacles placed within the field area.

Nicolet - Stand Up Paddleboarding
Wildman Adventure Resort
Wildman Adventure Resort
N12080 Allison Lane, Athelstane - 715-757-2938    Website | Map

Experience paddling from a new vantage point: standing up! Our stand up paddleboarding trip takes place on a secluded lake, tuckeed into the Northwoods. Guides will teach you how to paddle and balance. Enjoy a dip in the lake as well.

Bay Shores - Paintball
Commando Paintball Sports
Commando Paintball Sports
2055 West Frontier Road, Little Suamico - 920-826-5554    Website | Map

Commando Paintball Sports is Wisconsin’s most exciting and progressive paintball field. Located just 20 miles north of Green Bay, we are the place to go for paintball excitement at its best. Whether you are organizing a bachelor party, anniversary party, birthday party, company party or any reason you will see why our players give us an almost 100% satisfaction rating.

River Valley - Pumpkin Farms
Delzer's Pumpkin Farm
Delzer's Pumpkin Farm
9581 Delzer Circle, Oconto Falls - 920-848-8394    Website | Map

Located just outside of Oconto Falls, WI, Delzer's Pumpkin Farm offers an array of activities for kids of all ages. Whether you want to enjoy our haunted hayrides, halloween corn mazes, or are just looking for a good old fashioned Wisconsin pumpkin patch, come enjoy an affordable weekend with us and make this a Halloween to remember!

River Valley - Shopping
For You With Love, Gift and Decor Boutique, by Julie
For You With Love, Gift and Decor Boutique, by Julie
127 East Main Street, Gillett - 920-680-1372    Website | Map

Offer a variety of gift items, silk floral design, jewelry, scarves, and purses. Come and enjoy a boutique atmosphere.

River Valley - Ice Skating
Skate the Square
Skate the Square
200 E Main Street, Gillett - 920-855-6224    Website | Map

Skate the Square next to the Gillett Library.  The library has ice skates in all sizes that you can check out with your library card. 

Nicolet National Forest - Enchanting Shops
Joan White Nicolet Studio
Joan White Nicolet Studio
15346 Gage Street, Lakewood - 715-276-6464    Website | Map

After earning her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, White moved to Lakewood, Wisconsin, a small town in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. There she purchased a quaint little church that today serves as her studio and gallery.  Her highly imaginative artwork is collected worldwide and has been featured in several international publications.

Northern Perks Coffee Shop
Northern Perks Coffee Shop
15425 State Highway 32, Lakewood - 715-276-3473    Website | Map

At Northern Perks, quality is our main focus. We create superior coffee, tea, espresso, and blended drinks hot or cold, anyway you want them. We have over 42 different kinds of coffee beans, 50+ teas, and not to mention a delectable selection of bakery items. Not a fan of coffee? Don’t worry; we have 10 types of real fruit smoothies, our extremely popular Ice Rages in over 20 flavors, and Chai Tea. We also have an extensive gift shop with fashion apparel, “Up North” décor, and gourmet food items. With available Wi-Fi, delicious drinks, and wide selections of gifts.

Sweet Memories Candy Shoppe
Sweet Memories Candy Shoppe
15381 State Highway 32, Lakewood - 715-276-9873    Website | Map

Sweet Memories Candy Shoppe opened its door since the spring of 1991.  Located across the street from its current location,  you could find 8 kinds of salt water taffy, 6 kinds of Jelly Belly Beans®, about 10 kinds of chocolates and a handful of miscellaneous candies.  You could only find sweet treats there in the summer. The store moved to its current location in the fall of 1993 and the amount of candy available and the space to house the candy grew and grew to its current size. Now there are 60 flavors of salt water taffy, over 50 flavors of Jelly Belly Beans®, 36 flavors of homemade fudge, 20 gourmet ice cream choices, 2 candy cases full of chocolates, and a big room with candy favorites for kids of all ages.
Find gift items, toys, and family games to play at the cottage on a rainy day. Sweet Memories Candy Shoppe has become part of families' "up-north" traditions for over 28 years.  We are pleased to be a must see stop in northern Oconto County, Wisconsin.