Category - Outdoor Recreation

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Have some fun this winter by skating at the many ice rinks the Stevens Point Area has to offer! Whether you're looking for a place to play hockey, somewhere to work on your spins, or are just a beginner, you'll find a place to skate. We've compiled this list of local rinks when you're ready to hit the ice!

Get out and get some fresh air by taking a winter hike in the Stevens Point Area. We've gathered all the top spots from the Schmeeckle Reserve to Standing Rocks in our comprehensive guide below. Break out your hat and mittens and bold the cold this winter for undeniable winter views. 

Looking for the perfect spot to play disc golf in the Stevens Point Area where you can show off your skills, incorporate strategy, compete with friends and be in nature? From Standing Rocks County Park to McDill Pond, read more about the disc golf courses in the region. Then, grab your discs and head out! 

Plan a trip on the water with our Paddle Guide, exploring the best spots to canoe and kayak in the Stevens Point Area. This time we're featuring Lake Joanis, part of the Schmeeckle Reserve on the UW-Stevens Point campus. Read on for details on what to expect, where to put-in and take-out, along with mileage and estimated time. All that's left to do is head out! 

The expansive Wisconsin River is home to multiple different flowages and lakes. In this guide, we explore the fishing opportunities of Lake DuBay. The flowage is home to small-mouth bass, walleyes, catfish, and more. Get out and explore the variety of fishing on the Wisconsin River in the Stevens Point Area today! 

Looking for an adventure? Check out Paddlequest, a paddling-based adventure with games and scavenger hunts that provide new challenges around every corner. Geared to all skill levels and ages, the event offers two days of fun in August, where canoeing meets Comic-Con (with a side of conservation). Some call it pirate LARPing while others call it an eco-adventure.

This event is in its 20th year, and it's even been featured in Rolling Stone magazine! Here's everything you need to know to play like a pro. 

The expansive Wisconsin River is home to multiple different flowages and lakes. In this guide, we explore the fishing opportunities of the Stevens Point Flowage. The flowage is home to walleyes, crappies, muskies and more. Get out and explore the variety of fishing on the Wisconsin River in the Stevens Point Area today! 

Love biking and beer? Then you'll want to check out our guide for the perfect pairing of them both, linking the Tomorrow River State Trail and Central Waters Brewing Company in Amherst. Learn more details about the route and what to expect along the way, to head out to bike it yourself. Then, explore more places to bike in the Stevens Point Area! 

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