Oneida County, Wisconsin, attractions, things to do

Oneida County Attractions

Nestled in the woodlands of northern Wisconsin, Oneida County is an active area continuing to maintain its friendly spirit and natural beauty. If getting outdoors and enjoying fresh air and magnificent surroundings interests you, then it's time you discovered The Real Outdoors in Oneida County, Wisconsin.

The most significant thing that Oneida County residents have done to enhance the area was to leave it alone. Nature did all the work. Now visitors and residents alike can enjoy the results. From 1,200 crystal clear lakes to 50 named streams and rivers, the area is blessed with pure, invigorating waters. Boat, fish, swim and waterski through one of the world's largest chain of lakes -- the clarity of the water will amaze you.

Imagine thousands of unspoiled acres to bike and hike through, including the stunning 18-mile Bearskin State Park Trail, a reclaimed railroad bed which heads south out of Minocqua through birch forests and over rippling creeks. As winter changes the scenery from vivid green to snowy white, enjoy 1,500 miles of snowmobile trails and 100 miles of crosscountry ski trails. Consistently ranked as one of the country's top cross-country ski areas, Minocqua's Winter Park is a premier ski destination, which features over 75 kilometers of well-groomed trails. Ski another 39 breathtaking miles throughout the Northern Highlands/American Legion State Forest. 

MUSEUMS AND HISTORICAL SITES

Rhinelander Historical Society
9 S. Pelham St.
Rhinelander, WI
(715) 369-3833
The museum acts as a monument to families of Rhinelander. It reflects the elements of family life found in Rhinelander from around the turn of the century, up to the present time.

International Snowmobile Hall of Fame
P.O. Box 720
St. Germain, WI 54558
(715) 542-4488 
This facility is dedicated to preserving and showcasing the rich and exciting history of snowmobiling at both the recreational and competitive levels through the operation of a museum, hall of fame and library for the sport. Annual inductions honor the men and women that have played significant roles at the racing venues, design and manufacturing arenas, local clubs, state associations and national organizations.

Minocqua Museum
Learn about the history of Minocqua, one of Wisconsin's most popular tourist destinations!
416 Chicago Ave.
Minocqua, WI 54548
(715) 356-7666

George W. Brown, Jr. Ojibwe Museum and Cultural Center
603 Peace Pipe Rd.
Lac du Flambeau, WI 54538
(715) 588-3333

SPECIAL THINGS TO DO

Northern Lights Playhouse
5611 Hwy 51
Hazelhurst, WI 54531
Professional Theatre featuring actors from across the country representing Broadway Musicals, Comedies and Children's Theatre. Nightly & Matinees. Group Rates. Family Fun!

Wilderness Cruises 
4973 Willow Dam Road
Hazelhurst, WI 54531 
(715) 453-3310 Ext 175
Explore Wisconsin's last wilderness on a narrated tour of the Willow Flowage. Champagne Brunch and Sunset Dinner Cruises include live entertainment. Browse through the Northwoods Gift Shop. Groups Welcome! May - October, Rain or Shine! Reservations recommended.

Hodag Country Music Festival
Rhinelander, WI
Visit our website for information on our July 2013 music festival!

Oneida County Attractions, Wisconsin

POINTS OF INTEREST

Northwoods Wildlife Center 
8683 Blumstein Rd. (Across from Wal-Mart) 
Minocqua, WI 54548 
(715) 356-7400

www.northwoodswildlifecenter.org
Visit a real wildlife hospital! Take a guided outdoor tour. Open year round, closed Sundays.

Three Lakes Winery
1-800-944-5434
Home of Wisconsin's original cranberry wine. Free wine tasting and winery tour. Gourmet gift shops and picnic area.

Minocqua Winter Park 
12375 Scotchman Lake Rd. 
Minocqua, WI 54548
(715) 356-3309 Fax (715) 356-5246 
For cross county ski enthusiasts, Minocqua Winter Park is the place for you! Located on Highway 70 West, six miles to Squirrel Lake Road, then six miles to Scotchman Lake, Minocqua Winter Park is considered one of the top cross-country ski areas in the United States. 

PARKS AND NATURE CENTERS

Oneida County Trails
Four trails - 
Cassian Two-Way Ski Trail, Enterprise Ski Trail, Nose Lake Ski Trail, Washburn Lake Cross-Country Ski Trail System - maintained by the county and guaranteed to offer "scenic and enjoyable" cross country skiing. 

Hodag Park
Rhinelander
Located on Boom Lake in Rhinelander, Hodag Park features a picnic area, pavilion, playground, baseball fields, tennis courts, public beach and water-ski shows. For more information on our services and activities, click here to visit our website.

Town Line Lake
Rhinelander
Located in Rhinelander, Town Line Lake offers a picnic area and public beach. For more specific information, contact the Rhinelander Parks & Recreation Department at: (715) 362-7380

Peck's Wildwood Wildlife Park & Nature Center
10094 Hwy. 70W 
Minocqua, WI 54548 
(715) 356-5588

www.wildwoodwildlifepark.com
Unique Wildlife Park offering a close-up approach to nature! Hundreds of animals & birds! Explore! Discover! Learn!