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

6:30 pm NEW Book Club: Go Set a Watchman
NEW Book Club: Go Set a Watchman
Aug 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This is a new book club just started in June. Everyone is welcome. You might wish to also read Harper Lee’s classic, “To Kill A Mockingbird”, although Watchman is not a sequel. Whether you’ve been in clubs before or whether you have never been in one, that’s fine. We just ask that you finish the book before our discussion. Questions? Talk with Librarian Pam 715-686-7613 or Susie at 715-904-9063.
6:00 pm Town Board Meetings
Town Board Meetings
Sep 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Go to the town webpage for agendas and minutes!
6:30 pm Live Stream “Science on Tap”
Live Stream “Science on Tap”
Sep 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The Presque Isle Library live streams the Science on Tap programs. Enjoy these interesting programs, without the ride to Minocqua! More information.  SEPTEMBER 7 GEOLOGY OF THE LAKELAND AREA J. Elmo Rawling 3rd, UW Platteville

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