Bond Park is located on the Oconto River on Hwy 22. Playground equipment and picnic tables on site.
Breakwater Park is a one-acre park located at the mouth of the Oconto River. Offering a pavilion, great fishing areas, boat-launching and boat slip rentals, this is a park you don’t want to miss! Take a drive out to the end of the jetty and take in the view of the beautiful bay you’ll be sure to come back.
*To rent a boat slip, please contact the Park & Recreation Department at 920.834.7706. Oconto River.
Copper Culture State Park is a 45-acre park located on the north bank of the Oconto River filled with a great amount of history. There is no cost of admission to the Park. Attractions include the Copper Culture Museum and a walking trail with historical and nature signs. The City sponsors a candlelight walk through the trails annually that is fun for the whole family. In addition, there are bike racks, restrooms and charcoal grills available for use. Also, Copper Culture Park is stop number 1 on the Ride Oconto History bike routes.
Holtwood Park has 68 acres along 4,000 feet of frontage on the Oconto River. A sports haven, this park contains two pavilions, a fishing area, a boat launch, six ball diamonds, playground equipment, two sand volleyball courts, wide-open space, picnic areas and a football/rugby/soccer field. Try something new on any given day of the week at this grand sporting complex. You can always catch something going on.
North Bay Shore Recreation Area is located on the west shore of Green Bay North of Oconto. Take Hwy. 41 North of Oconto or South of Peshtigo. Then follow the signs to the park.
Located midway between the mouth of the Oconto River and Oconto's central business district, this six-acre park offers a pavilion, fine fishing areas, plenty of open space and a boat-launching ramp. Stop by during Copperfest for exciting activities and catch the truck & tractor pulls on its constructed dirt track.
Oconto City Park is located 2.5 miles south of Oconto on County Road N. A hidden gem, City Park is a 24-acre park located on the shore of Green Bay with 700 feet of water frontage. This park is great for taking in Oconto’s beauty. It offers restrooms, two large pavilions great for picnics, special events, parties or reunions. You’ll also find playground equipment, horseshoe pits, two sand volleyball courts, fire pits, and nine newly constructed campsites for first come first serve campers. Enjoy a peaceful day on the sandy beach or take a splash in the bay. .
Located at corner of Collins Avenue and 7th Street. Sharp Park is a 22-acre park that was donated to the City of Oconto. Park development was financed in part by federal funds through the Community Development Block Grant Program. There is a substantial amount of wooded acreage with walking and biking trails in the summer and cross-country skiing and snowshoe trails in the winter. The cleared area has a picnic area, restrooms, playground equipment and lots of open space, great for a game of frisbee. It also hosts Oconto’s ice rink in the winter and roller rink in the summer. Take in the beauty of nature year round.
The trails lead through a series of forest types, including red pine plantations, coniferous swamps, oak ridges, and birch and aspen stands. They undulate through topography ranging from creek bottoms to ridge tops. Numerous hills and curves of various slopes and lengths make this course a challenge for the intermediate to advanced skiers.
The city of Oconto has a large marsh area also known as the Oconto Marsh and is part of the Great Wisconsin Birding & Nature Trail, Lake Michigan Region. The Oconto Marsh & Rush Point Refuge is located just north of the City of Oconto on the west shore of Green Bay. Covering more than 800 acres, the marsh is an area rich in birdlife, which includes: Wood Ducks, Ring-neck Ducks, Snowy Owl, Scoters and many, many more. It also encompasses a state waterfowl sanctuary and a breeding ground for the "yellow-headed blackbird. Uncommon birds such as Acadian Flycatchers and Cerulean Warblers can also be found here.
This 8-mile trail passes through the forests and farms of Oconto County between the communities of Oconto and Stiles Junction. Outside of Oconto, the trail parallels the Oconto River. The river has a long history of human activity, dating back 6000 years to the early Native Americans who lived along the river, to the fur trading and logging operations of the last few centuries, to present-day recreation activities such as canoeing and kayaking.Copper Culture State Park, which is near the trail, sits on the banks of the river and features a Native American burial ground and museum. The Copper Culture burial ground is the oldest cemetery site in Wisconsin and possibly the oldest site in eastern North America.
Outback Riders, Inc. was established to create and maintain a public bridle path in the Machickanee Forest and the Oconto River Trail in accordance with the Special Recreational Use Permit granted by the Oconto County Forestry & Parks Department; to hold family oriented equine related social activities and fundraisers.
A memorial course put in with the help of the city with the funding coming from the Wittkopf family. This course is a fairly tight course that requires you to hit your lines with a few open holes as well. Located right next to holtwood campground and the Oconto River. Find us on Facebook!
We are a 9 hole golf course nestled out in the country of Oconto. Come experience one of the best golf conditions in the area. Our homey, relaxing atmosphere is a great place to meet your friends and bring your family. We have a beautiful dining room and a full menu for a sit down dinner. Or if you’re looking for a place to grab a bite and watch the game, our bar is the place to be. Find us on Facebook!
Natural grass tees and artifical mats to hit from. Elevated target greens. Putting and chipping practice areas. Golf lessons available by appointment. Beautiful country setting. Also home to IronWood Antique and Consignment Mall. Find us on Facebook!
This is a public nine hole golf course, with pro shop, teaching professional, full bar and restaurant with a fresh seasonal menu. Find us on Facebook!
Pine Acres Golf Course is located in the town of Abrams just a short drive North of Green Bay, Wisconsin. This 2,631 yard, regulation 9 hole, 35 par golf course has a true rural setting with a creek running through it and surrounded with pines and rolling hills. Not only is it an attractive place to enjoy a round of golf, but you will have fun doing it. Find us on Facebook!
Welcome to The Patriot Golf Club, LLC. in Abrams, WI. We are located 24 minutes north of Lambeau Field on Interstate 41 N. We have an 18 hole golf course open to everyone. This wooded, mature course was built in 1975 and was formerly known as Sandalwood Country Club.
Conveniently located seconds off Interstate 41, and across the Oconto River from beautiful Holtwood Campground – you will see the fun is easy to find! So whether you are in the area for Copperfest, one of Oconto's professional fishing tournaments or Little League Tournament – plan for some family fun next year at The Ruins!
And don't forget to consider The Ruins for your birthday party, corporate training, family reunion or benefit! Find us on Facebook!
The only indoor batting cages North of Green Bay... Iron Mike pitching machines for hardball and softball and a lane for throwing/pitching practice. We are located in Oconto's Industrial Park at the corner of Van Hecke Ave & North Katch Drive. Find us on Facebook!
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. Find us on Facebook!
McCauslin Brook Golf and Country Club is located in Lakewood, WI, on the beautiful McCauslin Brook, offers both a challenging and enjoyable golfing experience. MBGC is a public golf course, with full restaurant and bar facilities. Offers a full-line pro shop, storage facilities and lockers and a computerized handicap system. Find us on Facebook!
Beautiful clear water awaits you at Bass Lake. This area offers a large sandy beach with a picnic area that has grills and picnic tables. A beautiful rest room facility is provided. Area is open from 6:00am-10:00pm.
Right on the water with fishing, boat ramp, sandy beach, picnic tables, grills, and shelter your all ready for a day of fun.
Located on the water with boat ramp. Picnic tables are available.
Everything you need to complete your adventure on vacation. Summer rentals: skis, wakeboards, towable tubes, snorkels/masks, bicycles, kayaks and stand up paddleboards.
Winter rentals: x-country skis, snowshoes, downhill skis and snowboards. Find us on Facebook!
A wooden boardwalk begins your journey into another world of primitive bog vegetation, deer trails, squirrels' nests, and the workings of woodpeckers. Hike up and down the ridges around a large open bog area. The huge boulders you'll see are the calling cards left behind when the last glacier receded and formed the rugged terrain over 10,000 years ago. Campers can access the trail from several points in the campground.
Follow this 1/4 mile trail into a unique "cathedral" of towering pines and hemlock trees. This area survived Wisconsin's logging era and has been preserved in its natural state. During early summer you may observe great blue herons nesting high in the tallest pines. This is one of Wisconsin's largest active heron colonies. The site may be visited May through October.
Directions: From Lakewood, take State Hwy 32 North 1 mile to Archibald Road (FR 2121). Turn left (west) for 1-1/2 miles. Watch for signs on the left side of the road. Turn right to parking area. There is parking for 5 vehicles, hiking trails and benches. The site is accessible for persons with disabilities.
This short, moderately steep trail (2/3 miles) leads to the top of a rock outcrop that features five vistas. Three of the vistas overlook Chute Pond, one looks over a Forest Service tree plantation, and one looks north along State Highway 32 with Bagley Rapids on the west and Green Lake on the east. At the northernmost vista, look north to see the last remaining Forest Service fire lookout tower almost six miles away at Mountain. Looking south from the southernmost vista you can see the radio tower on Suring Hill, about eight miles away. Be sure to bring your binoculars on this hike!
Directions: From Mountain, take State Hwy 32 south for 3 1/2 miles to Parkway Drive and turn right (west). Follow the signs to the scenic overlook. Parking lot for 4 vehicles. The site is 2/3 mile from the parking lot and is not accessible to persons with disabilities.
You are bound to see wildlife on this trail. Jones Spring is a 2,000 acre area managed for non-motorized use and offers several loops of hiking and groomed cross-country ski trails (for traditional style skiing). The area features three lakes. Fanny Lake has five walk-in campsites on the shore. On an overlook between Upper and Lower Jones Lakes, you'll find an Adirondack-style shelter for a quick rest while skiing or a place to picnic when hiking. The trail traverses a variety of landscapes and forest types which also means a variety of wildlife. Look for the wood duck boxes which have been placed here to increase the wood duck population. Jones Spring Area is also managed as a wildlife area for hunting.
Directions: From Townsend, take County Highway T southwest for 5 miles to Fanny Lake Road (FR 2938). Turn right and follow Fanny Lake Road west to parking area. Space is available for approximately 6 vehicles.
Lakewood Cross Country Ski Trails established in 1977 and located in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. 25 km of marked trails groomed for classic and skating. Parking and maps available off County Hwy F, Old 32 Road, McCauslin Brook Country Club in Lakewood. Click here to view a map!
This trail is maintained by the privately-run Silver Birch Ranch and is a system of interconnected loops. One of these loops crosses Rose Lake. Before skiing this loop, check ice conditions on the lake. This trail is groomed for traditional skiing and is marked for beginning, intermediate and advanced skiers. A map is available at Silver Birch Ranch.
The Nicolet Nordic Ski Trails are cross-country trails groomed by volunteer efforts of local ski club members and friends in cooperation with the Forest Service. Most of the trails are double tracked. A trail map is located at the trailhead.
Directions: From the town of Mountain, follow County Highway W west for 1 mile to McComb Lake Road (FR 2311). Turn left and go south 2 miles to parking area on the left (east) side of the road. Space is available for approximately 30 vehicles.
The Nicolet State Trail in Oconto County begins in the town of Gillett near the Oconto/Shawano county line. Gillett is located on State Highway 22, about 18 miles northeast of the city of Shawano. The trail runs for about 30 miles north from Gillett in Oconto County and passes through the communities of Suring, Mountain, Lakewood and Townsend. In Suring, a parking area with access to the trail is available next to the Village Hall near State Highway 32. Beginning around Mountain, the trail parallels Highway 32 the rest of the way north into Forest County.
Directions: The Nicolet State Trail in Oconto County begins in the town of Gillett near the Oconto/Shawano county line. Gillett is located on State Highway 22, about 18 miles northeast of the city of Shawano. The trail runs for about 30 miles north from Gillett in Oconto County and passes through the communities of Suring, Mountain, Lakewood and Townsend. In Suring, a parking area with access to the trail is available next to the Village Hall near State Highway 32. Beginning around Mountain, the trail parallels Highway 32 the rest of the way north into Forest County.
This popular 15-mile trail is located north of Highway 64 and just to the east of Highway 55. All trails are marked with equestrian trail signs. The Popple Ridge Horse Trail Camping Area is located on the south end of Setting Lake Road.
This trail has two sections, one located on the east and one on the west side of State Highway 32. The east section leads across a boardwalk to the top of McCaslin Mountain. It has moderately steep sections, but the view from the top of this quartz rock outcrop is worth the climb. Along the trail to the top, you will pass a quartz crystal deposit with an informational sign which describes how early Indians came here to quarry quartz to create their tools. The west portion of this trail leads to the site of the Carter Fire Lookout Tower. Once used to spot forest fires, all that now remains are the tower footings and roadway. Most fire towers on the Nicolet were erected in the 1930's and have since been discontinued as aerial surveillance took over.
The 18-hole Parkway Golf Club in Pound, WI is a public golf course that opened in 1971. Parkway Golf Club measures 6720 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 118 and a 71.3 USGA rating. The course features 4 sets of tees for different skill levels. The greens are blue grass and the fairways are poa annua grass. Find us on Facebook!
The 18-hole course at the Red Maple Country Club LLC in Suring, Wisconsin features 6,141 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. The course rating is 74.6 and it has a slope rating of 141. Designed by Robert M. Lohmann, ASGCA, the golf course has been in existence since 1963. In November 2012 the Suring Family purchased the golf course known as the “Black Bear Trial”. Currently is owned and operated by the Suring Family. Find us on Facebook!
At Aageson Pool, Oconto's only outdoor public swimming facility located at 115 Holtwood Way inside Holtwood Sporting Complex and Park. It opens the first week of June through mid-August, weather and staff permitting. This pool offers a diving well with two diving boards and a shallow end for lap swim and all other fun water activities. This is the perfect place to hold a birthday party or family event. Spend a day cooling off and catching rays while relaxing at Aageson Pool.
A hidden gem, City Park is a 24-acre park located on the shore of Green Bay with 700 feet of water frontage. This park is great for taking in Oconto’s beauty. It offers restrooms, two large pavilions great for picnics, special events, parties or reunions. You’ll also find playground equipment, horseshoe pits, two sand volleyball courts, fire pits, and nine newly constructed campsites for first come first serve campers. Enjoy a peaceful day on the sandy beach or take a splash in the bay.
The East Side Beach has a fully accessible and well-maintained boat launch area for boaters and fishing enthusiasts. With sandy beach area for swimming and wading as well as building sand castles. There are pavilions and picnic areas for family gatherings or an impromptu lunch with companions.
Playground equipment has been placed near the shelter for enjoyment of the children. The park is used in conjunction with Zippel Park as the Oconto County Fairgrounds. The Northern Gardeners Club planted the burm surrounding the Honey Park sign and turned it into a beautiful flower and shrub garden. The spring color is fantastic.
Memorial Field has toilets, picnic tables, and a playground for public use.
Riverside County Park is located in the Town of Gillett, adjacent to County Highway BB, along the Oconto River. Riverside park provides water access to the Oconto River, boat landing, fishing walkway, vaulted bathrooms, grill and a small open shelter.
This small park on the Oconto River provides a spot for boating and picnicking. From Gillett, take Hwy. 32 north about one mile to Cty. H. Turn west and travel about five miles to Hintz. The park will be on the southwest side of the Oconto River in town. Picnic tables, outhouses, and boat landing available.
The park has picnic tables, a playground, and toilets available.
Pleasant View Park is located at the Intersection of East Highland Drive and Willow Creek Road. Basketball Court, ball diamond, playground equipment, and bathrooms are available.
Located on Highway 32 in Suring. This park has a playground, picnic tables and restrooms.
Located on Flatley Avenue in Oconto Falls. This park has playground equipment, a swimming beach and restrooms are available.
Zippel Park was donated by the Zippel Family to the City of Gillett. The park includes approximately 17 acres of property in the center of the City. The park is used not only for the Oconto County Fair but also for the local 4th of July celebration, an annual corn roast, Cancer Society functions, and many family reunions and other group functions. The park boasts a nice playground area with new equipment, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, band shell, one large picnic shelter and three smaller shelters with tables and grills. There is a recreational diamond in the park. Zippel Park is open to the public.
Come join in the fun at the Oconto Falls Tubing Hill. Snow tubing is an excellent family or group activity that doesn't require special skills. Just bring your tube, some warm winter clothes and your desire to have a blast! We have a nearly 900' run that will surely exhilarate you and a rope to tow you back to the top. Find us on Facebook!
Location: Turn on to Mead Avenue off of South Main Street. As you drive on Mead Ave, you will come to a stop sign. Continue straight on to an unpaved gravel road for a short distance and you will come to the Tubing Hill.
Little Creek Lodge is located in Little Suamico, Wisconsin, about 20 miles north of Green Bay. Little Creek offers four automated sporting clay courses, and 600 acres of natural pheasant hunting and chukar hunting terrain. We are one of the finest clay shooting facilities and upland bird hunting game farms in the Midwest.
Our family-friendly Clubhouse has a large bar and grill, and our Pro Shop provides ammo, clothing, equipment rentals and accessories. Little Creek Sporting Clay Courses run through acres of woods along a gravel path incorporating towers, ponds, and fully automated clay throwers with varying levels of difficulty. Find us on Facebook!
40 acre parcel in the town of Abrams, about fifteen minutes north of the Green Bay metro area, in Oconto County, just east of the split of US Highways 41 & 141, and adjacent to its current 112 acre parcel of public recreational lands, a former DOT wetland mitigation site from the '90's.
Specializing in Walleye & Whitetails in & around the Bay of Green Bay. Find us on Facebook!
Nice Catch Guide Service is a fishing guide service located in Suamico, Wisconsin only five miles from the boat landing onGreen Bay Wisconsin. We fish walleyes from May through August. My goal is to give my clients a fun, memorable and rewarding outing . I will do everything possible to put us on fish and share with you what works on the Bay. Together we’ll hunt for that trophy wall hanger you've always wanted for your man cave!
Walleye guide and tournament angler Captain Steve Paulsen has been walleye fishing the Green Bay for over 20 years. Captain Steve is very knowledgeable and has been very competitive fishing the MWS, FLW, MWC and FTO tournaments with 12 top 10 finishes. Find us on Facebook!
Captain Danny Woodke has been walleye fishing his entire life, tournament fishing and guiding for over 15 years. Join him for the best walleye fishing Wisconsin has to offer. His fishing knowledge and experience as well as his desire to teach anglers how to successfully catch walleyes, makes him the one for your fishing expectations. Find us on Facebook!
Your Fishin' Pal Guide Service is based in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Lynn's mission is to ‘Teach the Joy of Fishing’, equip others with techniques they can use on their own, and to pass along the knowledge that was shared with him as a child. He ensures that his clients are satisfied with their experience, that the trips are enjoyable for children and encourages adults to spend time with children in the outdoors.
The Northern Wisconsin Adventure Trail (NWAT) is a 950 mile dual sport motorcycle route that loops through the forests of northern Wisconsin. The route can be followed by using a GPS file that is available for download at the web link listed for this ride. There is also a link at the download site that leads to more details about the ride including distances between gas stops and interesting places to visit along the route. There are many photographs along with the details so that riders can get an idea of what the surfaces and terrain are like along the route. It will take 4-6 days to complete this ride. Camping, lodging, and restaurants are available along the route. The route is open for riding May through October. There are many two-track and trail segments on this path. Riders should be sufficiently skilled to navigate off-highway paths.
This 100 mile path is intended for adventure or dual sport motorcycles. It tours some scenic natural and historic sites in the Chequamegon - Nicolet National Forest in the area around Lakewood. Visit scenic lakes and streams, logging camps, old growth pines, and climb a forest lookout tower. With stops to take in the scenery, this ride will take most of the day.
You can begin your ride anywhere on the loop, but a good place to start is at the National Forest Ranger Station about 1/2 mile south of Lakewood on Hwy 32. While you are there, you can pick up some brochures about the forest that will compliment your experience.
The minute you arrive here at Apple Creek Whitetails Ranch you will begin to experience a hunting adventure like no other. Nestled in the heart of Wisconsin's North woods, surrounded by thick forests, tall pines and cedar swamps our 1,500 acre hunting ranch is certain to give you the tranquility and hunting experience one seeks. Find us on Facebook!
This park has playground requipment and a swimming beach available.