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!


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

all-day Opening Day Musky Fishing
Opening Day Musky Fishing
May 28 all-day
Opening Day Musky Fishing
It’s finally here! Good luck anglers!
4:30 pm The Big Event
The Big Event
May 29 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Big Event
Mark your calendars for the Discovery Center’s annual “FUNraiser!” This popular event includes beverages, appetizers, and dinner. Browse and bid on an array of items, experiences, and getaways through both a silent and live auction. Held at the North Lakeland Discovery Center. For more information call 715-543-2085 or go online.
6:00 pm Bingo
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Winegar American Legion Post 480 sponsors Bingo every Sunday from May 29th to September 4th at 6pm. All ages are welcome to the Legion Post —  11662 County Hwy W, Presque Isle, WI 54557. Proceeds benefit our veterans and service members.

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