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

8:30 am 20th Annual Triathlon
20th Annual Triathlon
Jul 2 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
20th Annual Triathlon
Take a tour around the beautiful Northwoods! Includes 300yd Lake Swim; 10K Mountain Bike; 5K Trail Run. Individuals and Relay Teams welcome. Come enjoy the wonder of the Northwoods and register today.  Look out for exciting new changes for our 20th year! 8:30-11:30am. Held at the North Lakeland Discovery Center.  For more information call 715-543-2085 or go online.
8:30 am Foundation Flow Level I/II Yoga ...
Foundation Flow Level I/II Yoga ...
Jul 2 @ 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Foundation Flow Level I/II Yoga Class
Keep up with your yoga all summer long, even in little ole’ Presque Isle.  Open to all and ideal for the Level I/II yogi. Hosted at the Presque Isle Community Library on Saturdays throughout summer. Email Sarah Johnson for more information!
6:00 pm Bingo
Jul 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Winegar American Legion Post 480 sponsors Bingo every Sunday from May 29th to September 4th at 6pm. Bar opens at 4pm. 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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