|The Aqua Devil’s Ski Shows
Since 1958, the Three Lakes Aqua Devils have been entertaining summer crowds on the shores of Big Stone Lake. The Aqua Devils are passionate about water-skiing and enjoy dazzling their audiences. The Club depends on local and audience support so for great family fun, head to the waterski show just 3 miles south of town on Hwy 32, then left onto Golf Course Loop Road.
|Eagle River Golf CourseOne of the premier 18 hole golf courses in No. Wisconsin, rated Four Stars by Golf Digest Places to Play. The pro shop carries top of the line equipment and apparel. Full service restaurant. 715-479-8111 or visit www.eaglerivergolfcourse.com|
|Three Lakes Theater
Located within the Three Lakes Center for the Arts building in downtown Three Lakes the theater is showing popular movies and providing a stage for great live performances. Art Gallery hours are Thurs. – Sat. 11am – 3pm.
For movie and performance information, show times and details please visit www.tlcfa.org or call the Center for the Arts at 715-546-2299.
|The Three Lakes Museum
The Museum offers 7 buildings open to the public on lovely maintained grounds, and features the over 100-year-old Johnson House and a replica of a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) barracks. Some of the area’s notable citizens are also featured at the museum, including Carl Marty, “Cy” Williams and Skip Wagner. Self-guided and group tours are available Tuesday – Saturday from Memorial Day to Labor Day, 11 am – 3 pm or by appointment. After Labor Day, the Museum is open Saturdays only through Pumpkin Fest. For more information, contact the Museum seasonally at 715-546-2295.
|Hiles “Mushroom Capitol of Wisconsin”
The Town of Hiles has long been known as the ‘Heart of the Nicolet’. Hiles, which sits halfway between Crandon and Three Lakes on Highway 32, has recently picked up another designation, ‘Mushroom Capitol of Wisconsin’. As the host of the Wisconsin Mycological Society’s Annual Foray for the past several years, the area is a mecca for mushroom hunters and enthusiasts throughout the upper Midwest. In excess of over 320 different species have been identified surrounding the Hiles/Nicolet National Forest area. The W.M.S. traditionally holds its’ Annual Foray the 3rd weekend in July with The Little Pine Motel serving as the host site. The event formally begins on Friday morning with a full day of targeted sites in the area followed by a casual ‘outdoor cook-out’ on Friday evening. Saturday is more of the same with a dinner held at the Hiles Town Hall followed by a presentation by nationally recognized guest speakers and Britt Bunyard, PhD., Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Fungi Magazine. Sunday concludes the event with another day exploring designated sites in area forest and lakes area. Participation in the organization and its’ events is open to the public. For additional information, visit www.wisconsinmycologicalsociety.org or www.fungimag.com or Mark Ferris at Little Pine Motel, www.littlepinemotel.com, 888.541.4150.
|Eagle Falls Adventure Golf & Laser Tag
Located in on East Pine Street in Eagle River, offeringt indoor and outdoor activities. The 18 hole adventure-style mini-golf course is beautifully landscaped with a 1950′s fishing camp theme complete with fishing cabin, bait shop and fishing dock. Win a free game at the out house hole. Laser Tag is a state of the art electronic game of tag/hide and seek. Players make their way through a black lite mult-level maze while tagging opponents and targets. Fun for all ages, small and large groups welcome. Eagle Falls Laser Tag can accommodate up to 16 players per game in our large indoor air conditioned arena. Cool off with ice cream or an ice cold soft drink after your game. New!! Laser Tag. Open 10am – 10pm, 7 days a week. Memorial Day to Labor Day.
For more info call, 715-477-0808.
|TNT SpeedwayTNT Speedway is the place for a night of family fun and dynamite racing! Four classes of cars hit the high-banked oval track every Saturday night, including WISSOTA Streetstocks, WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds, TNT Bombers and the 4 cylinder Stingers.
Located just six miles south of Three Lakes on Highway 45, TNT Speedway has full concessions, souvenirs, fan giveaways, autograph sessions, race car rides for kids, and plenty of race action, all for a family-friendly price!TNT is the place to be Saturday night. Hot laps at 7 pm, racing at 7:30 pm. Open May-Sept. For more information, visit www.tntspeedway.com.
|Three Lakes Winery
In 1972, John and Maureen McCain opened for business in what used to be the Chicago Northwestern Train Depot, making Wisconsin’s first Cranberry Wine. Today, The winery offers tours featuring all steps of the wine making process from fermentation to bottling and labeling. You’ll also find a wide selection of gourmet foods and gift items, as well as a new line of traditional grape wines for sampling. Wine tastings are free and offered year-round, seven days a week. Come enjoy gracious hospitality at the second oldest winery in Wisconsin. Hours: M-Sat: 9-5, Sun:10-4:30For more information call 800-944-5434 or visit www.tlwinery.com
|Lake of the Torches Resort & Casino Lake of the Torches Resort Casino has the feel of a classic Northern retreat and reflects its Ojibwe culture and heritage. The casino has over 800 slot machines, blackjack, poker, roulette, craps and a Bingo Hall. The Eagle’s Nest Restaurant offers buffet, cooking stations and a la carte menu items. The hotel has 101 rooms, Woodland oasis pool area and Dancing Waters lounge. The Convention Center offers an outstanding venue for entertainment, receptions, and meetings. Lake of the Torches Resort Casino has been providing quality entertainment and fun to all who visit for over 30 years. For more information or to make reservations, call 800-258-6724|
|James Lake Farms James Lake Farms is a certified organic cranberry marsh with 64 acres of vines. During the harvest season, which is typically in October, James Lake Farms sells FRESH CRANBERRIES and offers HARVEST TOURS every Saturday in October at 2pm!
Please call 715-421-6510 for more information.
|The Northwoods Children’s MuseumThe Northwoods Children’s Museum is a hands-on, interactive play museum that has 22 permanent exhibits including a giant bubble station, medical center, dress-up area, camping exhibit, fishing pond and river system, art center and much more! Seasonal exhibits are also offered. The museum, which includes a Discovery Store, is open year ’round. For more information, contact 715-479-4623 Summer Hours: Mon – Thurs, 10am – 5pm, Fri. 10am – 8pm and Sun. noon – 5pm. Winter Hours: Tues – Sat, 10am - 5pm. Sun, noon – 5pm. Hour subject to change. Sat. Workshops 11am & 2pm Museum will be closed Dec. 24, 25, 26, 2012 & Jan. 1 2013. Admission cost is $7.00 per person ages 1 – 100.|
|Demmer Memorial LibraryThe Demmer Library, offers its collections, programs and WIFI to both year round residents and area visitors.
For current programs, check the ”What’s New Page.” Annual events include the summer reading program, book sales and golf scramble. Hours: Mon & Wed, 9 am – 8 pm, Tues, Thurs & Fri, 9 am – 5 pm , Sat, 9 am – 2 pm. For more information, contact 715.546.3391
|The Northwoods Petroleum MuseumA must see in the northwoods, the Petroleum Museum is open all year and admission is free! You will be amazed by the Museum’s extensive collection of classic gas pumps, neon signs and promotional gas station giveaways. Located two miles north of Three Lakes on Highway 45. Hours: Mon – Fri, noon – 4 pm, Sat 10 am – 2 pm or by appointment.
* For more information, contact Ed Jacobsen at 715-617-0566.
|Burnt Rollways Dam & Boat HoistAlthough there is a dam between Long Lake and Cranberry Lake, you may cross the two chains via the Burnt Rollways Boat Hoist. The hoist has been operated by the Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company since 1911. In 1952, the original water-powered inclined marine railway was replaced with the electric boat hoist used today. The hoist is in operation May through September, and a small fee is charged for passage.|
|Three Lakes Municipal Airport – 40DLocated 3 miles south of town on Hwy. 32, this airport is one of the longest and finest grass strips in the state. Park your plane and walk to your choice of several fine restaurants, two marinas, a campground, golf course and sandy beaches. Located adjacent to the south shore of Big Stone Lake and near the beautiful Northernaire Resort.|
|Chequamegon-Nicolet National ForestSome of the best trails in Northern Wisconsin await you in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. These trails take you on a delightful tour of the northwoods to remote lakes and streams, breath-taking overlooks, or spend a day in one of the five designated wilderness areas. Wildlife watchers will enjoy the forest’s abundent wildlife. With over 1,180 miles of trails open to the public, each season offers a new experience for activities such as hiking, mountain biking, cross country skiing, horseback riding and snowmobiling. Information on area trail locations and features is available at the Chamber or the Wisconsin DNR.|