Oconto County: Year-Round Outdoor Adventure

In Oconto County, Wisconsin there is a season for every activity under the sun. All year-round visitors flock to the area to take advantage of the many opportunities for outdoor adventure and to bask in the natural beauty of the region.

One of our greatest claims to fame has to be our world-class walleye fishing off the western shore of Green Bay. Pros and amateurs alike rave about their experience fishing in these waters. If you prefer river fishing or want to wade a trout stream, we have that too. In fact, we’re home to over 170 lakes and 50 rivers and streams for your boating and fishing pleasure.

In addition to some of the best fishing in the country, the Northwoods has over one million acres of national forest for you to explore, not to mention hundreds of miles of ATV/UTV, snowmobile, equestrian, hiking, biking and cross-county ski trails. Over 1,050 square miles are crisscrossed with networks of trails devoted to meeting your expectations for fun and recreation. Clearly marked and well-groomed cross-country ski trails let you swoosh through the Nicolet National Forest and Machickanee County Forest. These trails are also fun to discover on foot or by bike in the summer.

Enjoy the wildlife, the scenery, and friendly communities. Whatever you choose as your favorite pastime, Oconto County has a trail system, with nearby accommodations, to satisfy your quest for adventure. While you are here, enjoy our museums and historical sites, unique shops and galleries, and community festivals.

Just a few hours from Chicago, Milwaukee and the Twin Cities, come discover Oconto County — Wisconsin’s four season playground. Plan your trip at ocontocounty.org.