There are unlimited recreational opportunities in this area. Whispering Pine Lodge is located in Oconto County, Wisconsin with 180,000 acres of public lands, 100 miles of ATV trails, 341 miles of trout streams, 58 lakes with public access and 98 miles of hiking and biking trails. Neighboring Marinette County offers similar recreational opportunities with over 200 lakes and 2,000 miles of streams, 19 County Parks, 231,000 acres of County Forest Land, the new Governor Thompson State Park and the Peshtigo River State Forest surrounding High Falls & Caldron Falls Flowages. You can visit their websites for more detailed information.
Other popular area activities include but are not limited to the following:
There are a variety of public parks and beaches in the surrounding area.
Area waterways offer a variety of boating options including canoeing, Rental of pontoon boats, paddle boats, canoes and fishing boats and motors are available on site.
Choose from the over 400 lakes or the 600 miles of trout streams this area offers. A wide variety of fishing opportunities, from pan fish to trout and game fish await your discovery, including a fly fishing area just northeast of us on the Peshtigo River.
Trout rearing station at Thunder Mountain.
Our area offers both gun and bow season. Species include white tail deer, bear, wild turkey, grouse, woodcock and small game.
Marinette County, just northeast of us, is the Waterfall Capitol of Wisconsin, with 14 major waterfalls inside it's borders. Many are located within the Marinette County Parks. A Waterfall Map is available.
Located nearby are the Crivitz Area Museum, the Peshtigo Fire Museum and Logging Museums in Marinette and Wabeno.
There are several top quality golf courses nearby offering a wide range of layouts and difficulty levels.
Whitewater rafting is another popular activity in this area. Several outfitters have guided trips on both the Wolf River and the Peshtigo River.
Located right on the trail, this area boasts some of the best trails in Wisconsin.
Well maintained trails are nearby.
Rustic Road Tour
We are located right on Parkway Road, Wisconsin's Rustic Road #32, ideal for both car and bicycle touring.
Laona Steam Train
Take a ride through the forest on a historic Steam Train. Fall Color rides are especially nice. Located about 45 minutes NW, just west of Laona on Hwy 8.
This area offers an abundance of antique and gift shops as well as art galleries and specialty shops for the avid treasure hunter.
From mid-September to mid-October, come see the north woods aflame with color. Visit the Mountain Fire Tower for a spectacular view from above.