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

5:00 pm Polka Night with the Spotlight P...
Polka Night with the Spotlight P...
Jul 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Polka Night with the Spotlight Polka Band! @ American Legion Post 480 | Presque Isle | Wisconsin | United States
No cover charge. Food and refreshments available. For more information, call Sam or Mary at 715-686-7493 or Carl at 608-220-2708. Spotlight Polka Band.
6:00 pm Bingo
Jul 24 @ 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.
2:00 pm “Vladimir Goes for the Gold” – P...
“Vladimir Goes for the Gold” – P...
Jul 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
"Vladimir Goes for the Gold" - Play by the Traveling Lantern Theater Company @ North Lakeland Discovery Center | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
All ages theater performance, held in conjunction wit the library summer reading program “On Your Mark, Get Set… Read!” Weather permitting, the play will be performed on the Discovery Center’s outdoor amphitheater stage overlooking the lake. “Vladimir Goes for Gold” tells the story of a young athlete who takes you on an Olympic adventure! Meet Vladimir : Champion Badminton player, and sole athlete from the tiny People’s Republic of Insurgistan, as he prepares to compete at the Olympic Games. The night before his big day, he has an enthralling dream that takes him to Ancient Olympia, where to meets the Olympic Herald and teams up with the audience to explore the first Olympic Games. Fun, interactive, educational, and entertaining! Co-sponsored by area libraries and the North Lakeland Discovery Center.

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