Looking for things to do in Wisconsin During the Winter?

There are tons of options for fun during the long Wisconsin winters, you just need to know where to go to get it! In Green Lake, we have amazing cross country ski trails, lots of great trails for snowmobiling, and of course endless opportunities for ice fishing, ice skating, and sledding!


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Winter offers a plethora of activities in Green Lake Wisconsin. Explore the breathtaking snow-covered scenery on miles of snowshoeing trails at the Green Lake Conference Center, the Heidel House or Tuscumbia. For those looking to explore the countryside with the power of an engine, snowmobiling in Green Lake County is a great way to take in the scenery. There are miles of groomed snowmobile trails in the Green Lake area and rentals are available.

The ice on Green Lake in the winter months provides a plethora of activities to outdoor enthusiasts of all types. As soon as the lake freezes the sails of Green Lake’s iceboaters appear.  The Green Lake Ice Yacht Club hosts iceboating competitions on Green Lake and loves to share the thrill of the sport with newbies.  The ice also brings ice skaters and hockey players to the ice skating rink at the Wharf. Complete with twinkle lights for skating day or night, the Wharf rink has plenty of free skates to borrow if you don’t already have a pair. Beneath the ice a whole new world awaits for anglers–providing quality fishing opportunities for both the novice and experienced. Fishing guide services in the area can get you all set up with the equipment you need for a day of ice fishing in Wisconsin.

If you prefer to keep your boots on the land, head to Zobel Park for an exhilarating ride down the hill on a sled or tube. This gently rolling hill draws the young (and young at heart) for a bit of exercise and excitement.

When it is time to slow down, Green Lake offers many opportunities to enjoy winter indoors. Indulge your cravings at the candy shop, restaurants, winery and brewery or visit the quaint shops downtown Winter is the perfect time to pamper yourself at one of Green Lake’s spas to energize the mind, body and spirit. Visit Green Lake Town Square for a yoga class or try your hand at one of the many art or cooking classes they offer. Catch a performance a Thrasher Opera House or cozy up by the fireplace at one of Green Lake’s resorts or bed and breakfasts.