Bike, Hike, Explore

Presque Isle is situated between state and national forests; with fantastic wilderness trails for mountain bikers, hikers, and nature enthusiasts.

Presque Isle is surrounded by water, with intimate lakes for paddling and
wildlife watching to larger lakes renowned for recreation and class A fishing.

Almost An Island

Over 1,500 lakes and 70 rivers and streams flow through Vilas County, making Presque Isle an ideal destination for fishing, birding, paddling, recreating and relaxing.

photo credit: Bruce Nelson, Lake Effect Gallery

Area Lakes...

Come and Relax...

At the top of Wisconsin, Presque Isle remains an oasis of clean sparkling lakes, towering pines, abundant wildlife, and peaceful solitude. Enjoy all four seasons.

Navigable chains of lakes, diverse lake ecologies, and truly superior waters make Presque Isle a fisherman’s dream.

Class A Fishing

The Country Fair and Last Wilderness Run highlight Presque Isle's character:
Down-home, beautiful, cozy, and friendly. Enjoy this community spirit year-round.

Memory Making

Wisconsin’s Last Wilderness – Presque Isle

At the top of Wisconsin, you’ll find a place where wilderness is alive and well. Presque Isle is your Northwoods destination for snowmobiling, fishing, boating, paddling, hiking, biking, and relaxing. Surrounded by protected federal and state forest land, Presque Isle remains an oasis of wildlife, sparkling lakes, and solitude. Discover Wisconsin’s Last Wilderness. Plan Your Adventure Today!

2016 Kids Fishing Contest

Musky Family

The Key family enjoys a monster musky catch!

EVERYONE’S A WINNER! 

Register your young one’s catch of the day at UP North Sport & Gifts on Main Street; and they will receive a free lure! Held on all Presque Isle lakes from sunrise on May 27th to sunset on September 5th.

Contact Up North Sport & Gifts 715-686-2636. And pretty please… email your pictures to the Chamber!

Summer In Presque Isle

Upcoming Events

May
6
Fri
7:00 pm Denim ‘N Dessert presents “Tuna...
Denim ‘N Dessert presents “Tuna...
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The popular Denim & Dessert Readers’ Theatre presents the wild comedy, “Tuna Does Vegas” in Presque Isle at the Community Center on Fri. May 6 and Sat. May 7, 2016, at 7 PM. Admission is free with donations welcome. A cash beverage bar is available from 6:30 PM and at intermission. After the show, complimentary coffee and home-made cookies and bakery are served. The volunteer troupe has previously presented “A Tuna Christmas” and “Red, White and Tuna”. “Tuna Does Vegas” is the hilarious new installment re-uniting the lovable, eccentric characters from “the third smallest town in Texas” as they take a rambling romp in Sin City. The fun begins when oddball radio host Arles Struvie announces on air that he and wife Bertha Bumiller are heading to Vegas to renew their wedding vows; then everyone in Tuna goes along for the ride. Written by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard, the cast will feature Dave Vogt, Dick Smith, Pam Eschenbauch, Charley Helfert, Eric Johnson, Cela McGinnis, Barbara Just, Judy Erickson, Becky Jirikowic and Babs Bolduc plus a few other jovial characters. Directed by Tom Erickson and assisted by willing members of Denim & Dessert, this is a spring treat. Advance reservations not necessary, first come first serve for best seating. The Presque Isle Community Center is located off County B at 8306 School Loop Rd, behind the Fire Barn. Auditions will be April 27th at 6:30pm Shows May 6th and 7th at 7:00pm at the Presque Isle Community Center.
May
7
Sat
7:00 pm Denim ‘N Dessert presents “Tuna...
Denim ‘N Dessert presents “Tuna...
May 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The popular Denim & Dessert Readers’ Theatre presents the wild comedy, “Tuna Does Vegas” in Presque Isle at the Community Center on Fri. May 6 and Sat. May 7, 2016, at 7 PM. Admission is free with donations welcome. A cash beverage bar is available from 6:30 PM and at intermission. After the show, complimentary coffee and home-made cookies and bakery are served. The volunteer troupe has previously presented “A Tuna Christmas” and “Red, White and Tuna”. “Tuna Does Vegas” is the hilarious new installment re-uniting the lovable, eccentric characters from “the third smallest town in Texas” as they take a rambling romp in Sin City. The fun begins when oddball radio host Arles Struvie announces on air that he and wife Bertha Bumiller are heading to Vegas to renew their wedding vows; then everyone in Tuna goes along for the ride. Written by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard, the cast will feature Dave Vogt, Dick Smith, Pam Eschenbauch, Charley Helfert, Eric Johnson, Cela McGinnis, Barbara Just, Judy Erickson, Becky Jirikowic and Babs Bolduc plus a few other jovial characters. Directed by Tom Erickson and assisted by willing members of Denim & Dessert, this is a spring treat. Advance reservations not necessary, first come first serve for best seating. The Presque Isle Community Center is located off County B at 8306 School Loop Rd, behind the Fire Barn. Auditions will be April 27th at 6:30pm Shows May 6th and 7th at 7:00pm at the Presque Isle Community Center.

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