101 Things To Do

Indoor Activities

  • Visit Demmer Library & Check out their Special Events
    • 715.546.3391
    • 715.617.0566
    • 715.479.4623
    • 715.546.3080
  • Three Lakes Pickleball
    Three Lakes High School
  • Rent a DVD
  • See a Movie or LIVE Performance
    • Three Lakes Theater – Movies, Live Music, Entertainment  715.546.2299
    • Tommy O’s Playhouse – Live productions  715-356-0003
    • Vilas Cinema – Eagle River 715.479.6541
    • Rouman Cinema – Rhinelander 715.362.2800
    • Rhinelander, 715.362.9622
    • Eagle River, 715.479.9500
  • Nicolet Art Gallery – Rhinelander
    • 715.365.4556
  • Snowmobile Hall of Fame – St. Germain
    • 715.542.4463
  • World Snowmobile Headquarters and Snowmobile Museum – Eagle River
    • 715.479.2186
  • Eliason Snowmobile Museum – Sayner
    • 715.542.3233
  • The Waters of Minocqua
    • Water Park Day Pass
    • 715.358.4000
  • KOVAC Planetarium
    • 715-487-4411
    • 2392 Mud Creek Road, Rhinelander. Located 20 miles east of Rhinelander on Hwy 8. Turn left at Mud Creek Road and follow the signs.
    • Open 7 Days a Week. Call for available seating & show times.

Family Fun

Eagle River Speedway
715.479.5208
Tuesday night races

  • Crandon International Off-Road Raceway
    • 715.478.2222
    • Big Stone Golf Course – Three Lakes
      715.546.2880
      9-hole course, perfect for golfers of all skill levels
    • 715.477.0808
  • Holiday Acres – Minocqua
    • 715.356.4400
    • Horseback riding, go-karts and mini-golf
  • Elmer’s Fun Park – St. Germain
    • 715.479.7611
    • Horseback riding, go-karts and mini-golf
  • Pine Point Riding Stables – Eagle River
    • 715.479.4394
  • Northwoods Zip Line – Minocqua
    • 844.947.7464
    • Zip – Mountain Bike – Kayak
  • Trees for Tomorrow – Eagle River
    • 715.479.6456
    • 519 Sheridan Street
    • Summer Nature Programs, Tuesday evenings, June 16 – Aug 18
  • Lumberjack Steam Train & Camp 5 Museum – Laona
    • 715.674.3414
  • Scheer’s Lumberjack Shows – Minocqua
    • 715.634.6923
  • Wildwood Wildlife Park – Minocqua
    • 715.356.5588
  • Northwoods Wildlife Center – Minocqua
    • 715.356.7400
  • Watersmeet Trout Hatchery – Watersmeet
    • 906.358.4331

Day on the Water

  • Maple Lake Public Beach – Three Lakes
    • Open Swimming, with Lifeguard: Tues & Fri, 1 pm – 4 pm Mon, Wed & Thurs, 10 am – 4 pm
    • Swimming Lesions: Tues & Fri 10 am – 1 pm
  • Sugar Camp Public Beach
    • Hwy 17 N, across from St. Kunagunda Catholic Church on Sugar Camp Lake
  • Hawks Nest River Rafting & Canoeing – Eagle River/Manitowish Waters
    • 800-688-7471
  • Pirates Hideaway - Eagle River
  • Take a ride on a Pirate Ship complete with pirates and a treasure chest!
    715-479-6756
  • Eat on the Three Lakes Chain of Lakes
    • Take your boat over the hoist to the Eagle River Chain.
    • The trip takes a full day, so plan ahead.
    • Click Here for the hoist schedule/hours
  • Aqua Devils Ski Show – Three Lakes
    • Wednesdays & Saturdays, 6:30 pm, mid June – mid Aug
    • Big Stone Lake
    • www.aquadevils.com
  • Chainskimmers Ski Show – Conover
    • Wednesdays & Saturdays, 7:00 pm
  • Rent a canoe or kayak from Three Lakes Hardware and paddle around the World’s Largest Chain of Inland Lakes
    • 715.546.3680
  • Wisconsin Riverboat Cruise – Rhinelander
    • 715.369.7500

 

Area History & Historical Markers

Area History:

    • 715.546.2295
  • Vilas County Museum – Sayner
    • 715.542.3388
  • Logging Museum – Rhinelander
    • 715-369-5004 or 715-369-5121
  • Rhinelander Historical Museum
    • 715 – 369-3833
  • George W. Brown Museum & Cultural Center– Lac Du Flambeau
    • 715.588.3333
  • Tour Wa-Swa-Goning – Lac Du Flambeau
    • 715.588.2615

Historical Markers:

3-F: First Forest Patrol Flight

  • Hwy M,  6 miles south of Boulder Junction, WI 54512

3-F: Forest Restoration –Trout Lake Nursery

  • Hwy M, south of Boulder Junction, WI 54512

3-F: Lac Du Flambeau

  • Hwy 47/Hwy D, Lac Du Flambeau, WI 54538

3-F: Snowmobile – Sayner Park

  • 203 Main St. Sayner, WI 54560

3-G: Wisconsin River Headwaters

  • Hwy 45, 1.5 miles south of Land O’ Lakes, WI, 54540

3-G: Lac Vieux Desert Park

  • West Shore Dr., 0.5 miles north of Hwy E near Land O’ Lakes, WI 54540

4-F: Oneida County Courthouse

  • 1 S Oneida Ave. Rhinelander, WI 54501

4-F: The Hodag in Hodag Park

  • Hodag Beach Dr. Rhinelander, WI 54501

4-G: Nicolet National Forest

  • Hwy 32 south to Military Rd. Three Lakes, WI 54562

4-G: Northern Highland

  • Hwy 8, 1.8 miles east of Crandon, WI 54520

4-G: Battle of Mole Lake

  • Hwy 55, 0.5 miles north of Mole Lake, Crandon WI 54520

4-H: Laona School Forest

  • Hwy 32, 1 mile south of Laona, WI 54541

Sights to See

  • Bond Falls and others area waterfalls – Paulding, MI
    • Hwy 45 north to the town of Paulding. The waterfall is located 2.5 miles east of Paulding on Bond Falls Road. Trails are well marked.
  • Paulding Light – Watersmeet, MI
    • Located in Watersmeet, MI off of Robbins Pond Road
  • Timms Hill – 80 miles from Three Lakes
    • Timms Hill is the highest point in the state of Wisconsin, with an elevation of 1,951 feet (595 m) above sea level. It is located in north-central Wisconsin in the Timms Hill County Park in Price County, approximately 23 miles west of Tomahawk.
  • Cranberry Marsh Tours
    – James Lake Farms: Off Hwy 45 in Three Lakes. Call 715-421-6510 for seasonal/harvest tours.  Fresh fruit also for sale, during harvest season!
    – Lake Nokomis Cranberry Marsh Tours: Off Hwy D near St. Germain 715.479.6546
    • Tours given upon harvest, typically late September – early October
      Apostle Islands – 3 hours from Three Lakes

Trails

Trails in the Nicolet National Forest – Three Lakes

  • Franklin Lake Trail
  • Hidden Lakes Trail
  • Luna-White Deer Trail
  • Nicolet North Trail
  • Sam Campbell Memorial Trail
  • Scott Lake Trail
  • Sevenmile Trail
  • Spring Lake Trail
  • Bailey Lake Equestrian Trail
  • Three Eagle Trail – Three Lakes
    • Biking, walking, running and cross country skiing
    • Trail head located at Don Burnside Park, Three Lakes
Birding

Nicolet Bird Club of Three Lakes
Stop by the Chamber office to pick up your free birding packet and check out the resources below:

Geocaching
Farmer & Flea Markets
  • Monday – St. Germain Flea Market, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Tuesday – Boulder Junction Flea Market, 8:00 am – mid-afternoon
  • Wednesday – Three Lakes Flea Market, 8:00 am – mid-afternoon
  • Wednesday – Eagle River Farmer’s Market, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
  • Wednesday – Rhinelander Flea Market & Crafts, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Thursday – Land O’ Lakes Farmer’s & Flea Market, 9:00 am – noon
  • Thursday – Manitowish Waters Flea, Craft & Farm Market, 9:00 am – mid-afternoon
  • Thursday – Flambeau Flea Market, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Saturday – Hodag Farmer’s Market, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm Pioneer Park, Rhinelander June – Oct.
Arts & Crafts
  • Youth Art Program - in Cy Williams Park pavilion by Maple Lake 10:30 am – Noon every Wednesday, July & August
  • Three Lakes Center for the Arts Gallery, kids classes
  • Concerts in the Park – In Cy Williams Park, Three Lakes every Tuesday, 7:00 pm Last week in June – August
  • Three Lakes School & Community Arts Association
    • A schedule of performances can be found on our Calendar of Events or at the Chamber office
Driving Tours

Eagle River Natural History Auto Tour

Casinos
  • Mole Lake – Crandon
  • Lac Vieux Desert – Watersmeet
  • Lake of the Torches – Lac Du Flambeau
  • Northstar – Bowler
  • Northern Lights – Carter
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