RecreationWe've got trails...and lots of 'em. With over 450 miles of ATV trails and routes, 480 miles of snowmobile trails, 210 miles of mountain bike trails, 75 miles of equestrian trails, 45 miles of cross-country ski trails, and miles and miles of hiking and biking venues. That amounts to well over 1,000 miles of designated trails...or...the distance from Green Bay to New Orleans. That's quite a ride!
When you come to Oconto County to fish, ride our trails, or just see the sights, be sure to throw your clubs in the car. No matter where you are in the county, you won't be far from one of our eight courses.
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.
Bass Lake Beach is located in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest and is a peaceful spot to spend the Summer afternoon. There is a nominal carload fee for use of the park. The 145 acres of clear water provides a great swimming area for the family and includes picnic tables and a bath house.
The restrooms at Bass Lake Recreation Area will be closed for the remainder of the season due to issues with the well that provides water to the facilities.
The Forest Service is working as quickly as possible to get a temporary solution in place to provide restrooms to visitors at this popular recreation area for the remainder of the season. In addition, the Forest is working on a longer-term solution to have the restrooms up and running again for next year’s recreation season.
Directions: North of Mountain, go West on Hwy 64 approximately 6 miles to County T. Turn right or North on T and follow signs to Bass Lake.
During the heat of the summer, there is no better place to be than the beach, and Oconto Falls has two! The East Side and West Side beaches each have a sandy beach area for swimming, wading, and sand castle building, along with pavilions and picnic areas for gathering. Boat launches are available at each location. In the winter, the waterfront at both beaches becomes populated with ice fishing shanties, and the river becomes part of the local snowmobile club trail.
BATHROOMS ARE CLOSED AND NO LIFEGUARDS ON DUTY.
Wheeler Lake is a 281 acre clear lake located in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Visitors have access to the lake with a public boat landing and a sandy beach. There is a nominal carload fee for the use of the park. Wheeler Lake Beach is located off County Hwy F in Lakewood.
CLOSED FOR THE 2020 SEASON DUE TO COVID-19
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.
18 holes of bliss and open 7 days a week in Kelly Lake, WI. Right next to the Kelly Lake Kwik Stop.
Sleepy Hollow Mini-Golf is a 18 Hole Golf Course Located in Townsend WI. Fun for the entire Family!!! Find us on Facebook!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
River Island Golf Course is a meticulously manicured, nine-hole golf course with a second set of tees in case you want to go for 18 holes and enjoy some variety. We have rental carts and clubs available, and almost always have open tee times. River Island has men’s, ladies’, seniors’, and junior leagues—it’s a fun place to meet fun people. The pro shop is located in the clubhouse. 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.
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!
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.
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!
The Oconto Park and Recreation Department rents out outdoor sports equipment for the public to use.
Just stop by the Holtwood Campground office during open hours to rent the equipment. Below is a list of items we have available to the public: fishing poles, canoes, paddleboards, inner tubes, kayaks, pedal racers, volleyballs, fresbee golf discs, horseshoes, kickballs, frisbees and softballs and throw down bases.
All rentals require a deposit and fee along with your driver's license at the time of rental. Call ahead for prices and to reserve your equipment.
Oconto River Adventures LLC was started by Pete Vorpahl in 2020. We are a Innertube, Kayak, and Canoe Rental for the Oconto River and Surrounding Waters. We primarily offer trips of varying lengths between Hintz and Hwy 32 for canoes and kayaks, and from Underhill to Hwy 32 on innertubes. Drop off and pickup points are at the various boat launches along this stretch of river. Some trips may be unavailable at times due to low water levels. Offering tube and canoe rentals on the Oconto River and surrounding waters. We're open 7 days a week from am-3pm or by appointment. Find us on Facebook!
Off Duty Adventures LLC provides kayak rental services in Oconto County, Wisconsin. Whether you’re a local or a tourist, we have a variety of watercrafts and equipment to suit your needs. Including kayaks, paddle boats, paddle boards and inflatable tubes. Find us on Facebook!
Currently have two 20 ft and one 24 ft rental pontoons all equipped with their own trailer and a 14 ft fishing boat with motor for rent. It has oars, gas tank, and an anchor. Outboard motors are for rent daily.
Daily or Weekly Rentals Available Weekend Rentals are SATURDAY & SUNDAY both days. Absolutely No One Day Rentals Available during Weekends or Holidays Weekend Rentals need to be delivered to you by or between 8AM - Noon on Sat.
The Abrams property is open to the public for hunting, or other low-impact recreational purposes, including but not limited to: hiking, bird-watching, photography, snowshoeing, and more. [Abrams - Carol Meyers - January 2016] We know the property is used extensively by many species of ducks, geese, ruffed grouse, pheasants, squirrels, rabbits, coyotes, wild turkeys and white-tail deer. Access is made by the improved parking lot just of US 41 northbound, just past the US 41/US141 split, or by the unimproved parking area off Oak Orchard Road, near the south eastern corner of the property.
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!
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.