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!

Fall Color in Presque Isle

Autumn in the gentle glacial hills of Presque Isle is famous for the in-between time of warmth and fall crispness. The hues of crimson reds, smokey golds and rich browns with bluebird skies are beautifully mirrored on the water’s reflection. Presque Isle means “almost an island” in French and the colors are most vibrant along our more than 150 named lakes and rivers. Bring your canoe, boat, or simply stay in your car for some of the most gorgeous fall colors the Midwest has to offer.

Summer In Presque Isle

Upcoming Events

11:00 am Wild Game and Natural Foods Cook...
Wild Game and Natural Foods Cook...
Sep 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Wild Game and Natural Foods Cook-Off! @ Presque Isle Community Center | Presque Isle | Wisconsin | United States
ALL ARE WELCOME TO ENTER A DISH! 2016WildGame_Rules_Reg:   CATEGORIES INCLUDE: Appetizer Side Dish Main Dish Soup or Salad Dessert 1st Place awards for the winner in each category. The Public is your Judge!  Doors Open at 11am with drinks and mingling. Lunch Samples at 11:30am.
1:00 pm Blood Drive Hosted by the Presqu...
Blood Drive Hosted by the Presqu...
Sep 27 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
To schedule your lifesaving appointment, please contact Lions Dave Vogt (715-686-7418). Appointments preferred; walk-ins welcome.
6:30 pm Auditions: Denim ‘N Dessert Play...
Auditions: Denim ‘N Dessert Play...
Sep 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
No preparation for auditions is necessary. Questions can be directed to Susie at 715 904 9063. Mark your calendars! Denim & Dessert Readers’ Theatre announces its fall play, the hysterical Don’t Dress For Dinner by Marc Camoletti. In classic farce form, the action hurtles along with mistaken identities and double entendres between the 6 characters. The show is presented at the Presque Isle Community Center on Oct 14 and 15 at 7 PM, free with donations welcome.

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