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RHINELANDER AREA  EVENTS
 
     
JANUARY   SNOWSHOE HARE RACE. Location:  Holiday Acres Resort On Lake Thompson. Contact RASTA at 715-490-3428 or 715-360-3874
     
FEBRUARY   25th ANNUAL ICE FISHING DERBY On February 20th. Location: Forsyth Sunlite Resort On Lake George 715-362-2195.
MARCH   ST PATRICKS DAY PARADE.  Location: Downtown Rhinelander
  HODAG SNO-TRAIL ICE GOLF TOURNAMENT On March 14th. Location: Fisher's on Lake George 715-362-3691
HODAG SNO-TRAILS. Close for the season.Please visit website for the exact date.
     
APRIL    
     
MAY   OPEN FISHING SEASON.
  JAZZ CAMP.  Location: Holiday Acres Resort On Lake Thompson 715-362-4841
    MUSKY SEASON OPENS
  WAGON & TRAIL RIDES opens for season. Location: Lake George
    HOLIDAY STABLES opens for season. 
JUNE   ANNUAL COURTHOUSE ART FAIR.  Location: Rhinelander 9am-3pm
  CRANDON BRUSH RUNOFF ROAD RACES.   Location: Crandon, WI 715-478-2222
   
JULY   4th OF JULY PARADE.  Location: Rhinlender
  BOAT PARADE AND 4TH JULY CELEBRATION.  Location: Lake George
    HODAG COUNTRY FESTIVAL. Location: Rhinelander  715-369-1300
     
AUGUST   WILD HODAG TRIATHALONLocation: Holiday Acres Resort on Lake Thompson.
Contact RASTA at 715-490-3428 or 715-360-3874
SEPTEMBER MUSKY CHALLENGE
  RUFFED GROUSE SEASON OPENS  
    TOMAHAWK FALL HARLEY RIDELocation: Tomahawk, WI
    BEEF-A RAMA.  Location: Minocqua, WI
OCTOBER   COLORAMA in the Northwoods
  CRANBERRY FEST.  Location:  Eagle River
NOVEMBER   ICE FISHING
  DEER GUN SEASON OPENING.
DECEMBER   HODAG SNO-TRAILS Opens for the season.Please visit website for the exact date.
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RHINELANDER AREA ACTIVITIES

Hunting and Fishing:

Hunters and Fisherman, check out our outdoor sporting page where you will find information on hunting and fishing guide services, bait shops and sporting goods within the Rhinelander area. More info.


SUMMER FUN Activities:
 
AVT Trails: Roads are connected to trails.from all of our resorts.
 
Geocaching: The Rhinelander area has over 400 geocaches located within a 15 mile radius, so take the family and experience the fun and excitement of geocaching in the Rhinelander area. Geocaching kits are available for rent at Holiday Acres Resort and other sporting outlets. To check out the area for caches: More info.
 
Winter Activies: SNOWMOBILING
 
Don't forget the winter silient activities in our resort area such as snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and ice fishing. They are all within the immediate resort area.

Golf Courses:
 
For those of you who are golf enthusiasts, this page will give you a brief description of the Rhinelander area golf courses.

Attractions and Amusements:
Parks, Museums, Planetarium, Zoos:
 
George W. Brown, Jr. Ojibwe Museum & Cultural Center: Lac du Flambeau's George W. Brown, Jr. Ojibwe Museum and Cultural Center offers visitor tours, videos, and beautiful dioramas depicting the four seasons of Ojibwe life as it has been lived here for centuries. 715-588-3333.  More info.
 
Rhinelander Logging Museum: One of Rhinelander's main attractions with displays of century old logging memorabilia, a blacksmith shop, cook shanty and bunkhouse, narrow gauge steam engine, and much more. Bring the kids and come to the logging museum to see how the name 'lumberjack' came about. The museum is the oldest and most authentic museum in the Midwest. A great way to start your Northwood's vacation. Admission is free, however donations are welcomed. More info.
 
Rhinelander School Museum: The one-room school was built in the early 1900's in the Town of Newbolt. The school building has been restored so that today's children and adults can see what school was like in the rural areas years ago. More info
 
CCC Museum: CCC stands for Civilian Conservation Corps. The museum provides a fascinating glimpse of the CCC work camp experience by using photographs, personal memorabilia, uniforms, work tools, emblems, jewelry, papers, and an actual barracks replica. More info.
 
Laona Railroad Museum: Welcome to the Laona Railroad Museum and Model Railroad Layout. Come see The Depot, The Model Railroad Display, The Railroad Museum, and ride the Locomotive. These are just a few of the many attractions to see and experience at the Laona Railroad Museum. More info.
 
Northwoods Children Museum: The Northwoods Children's Museum located in Eagle River is a dynamic educational facility based on the idea that children learn best by doing, not viewing. The Museum provides hands-on exhibits and programs that make learning fun. The Museum is open year round. 715-479-4623. More Info.
 
Northwoods Wildlife Center: The mission of the Northwoods Wildlife center is to care for injured and orphaned wildlife. Visitors are welcome. Guided tours begin every half hour. Freewill donations are accepted. Located in Minocqua. More info.
 
Peck's Wildwood Wildlife Park & Nature Center: Looking for an unforgettable family adventure? Visit the one and only Northwoods zoo. Peck's Wildwood is home to over 500 animals and birds including; wolf, black bear, elk, bobcat, buffalo, deer, mountain lion, tiger, wallaby, emu, ring-tailed lemur, African spurred tortoise, eagle, birds of the world, and much more! Located in Minocqua. 715 356-5588 More info.
 
Ride the Lumberjack Special Steam Train: Located in Laona. Visit a whole other world. Travel 100 years back in time to the early logging days in Wisconsin. More info.
 
Nature Trails: 
 
Long Lake Nature Trail: For a refreshing walk in Rhinelander that will take you away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Near Long Lake, close to Clear Lake, Lake George and Lake Thompson. More info.
 
Bearskin & Hiawatha State Trail: Two rail trails total 25 miles: Hiawatha Tail runs 6 miles north from Tomahawk, Bearskin Trail 18 miles from County Road K to Minocqua. More info
 
Bearskin State Park Trail: The Bearskin State Park Trail consists of 18 miles of abandoned railroad grade. It stretches between Minocqua and County High K in Oneida County. More info.
 
Washburn Lake Trail: Thanks to a variety of terrain, the Oneida County Forest trails have long been popular with cross country skiers. More info.
 
Rhinelander Silent Trail AssociationProtmoting silent sports and the responsible use of lands open for the enjoyment of all.

Canoe and Kayak: The Northern Wisconsin area has a wonderful variety of canoeing and kayaking rivers. From any of our resorts, you will be able to plan and enjoy this wonderful outdoor activity. More info.
 
Great Wisconsin Birding and Nature Trail: is  mapped auto trail that reaches into every area of the state. Full-color viewing guides with maps and descriptions of every site leads the nature traveler to warblers, shorebirds, eagles, loons, cranes and all manner of mammals found in some of the states premier wildlife venues. Outstanding natural resources make this an exceptional trail. More info.
 
Area Services:
 
Area Airport: Rhinelander/Oneida County Airport: Located in North Central Wisconsin, two miles west of the City of Rhinelander, on the north side of U.S. Highway 8. Our Airport is the largest airport serving Oneida and the surrounding counties. Parking is available at $6.00 per calendar day. For more information contact the airport at 800-225-2525 or go to: More info
 
Churches: Click to view pdf. of local church worship and mass schedules.
 
Brekke's Fireside Resort: Pontoon boat rental on Lake George. 715-369-3112
 
Hospital: Ministry, Saint Mary's Hospital. Location: 2251 N. Shore Drive.  Ministry Health Care Walk-In-Clinic. Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m.- 12:20 p.m. No hours on Sunday and limited hours on holidays. Call 715-361-2000. More info.
 
Shoeder's Marine: Located on Hwy. 17 in Rhinelander. Boat and snowmobile rental - 715-365-7722. More info.
 
YMCA of the Northwoods: Located at 2003 Winnebago Street East, Rhinelander. Features warm water family pool with slide, hot tub, sauna, full size gymnasium, fitness center with indoor track and generation center with pool table, ping pong, football, computers with internet access, television, video games, and more. Day and week passes available. 715-362-9622.
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