Category - Outdoor Recreation

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Looking to spend the day on the Green Circle Trail in the Stevens Point Area? Learn where to start off your day from breakfast and dinner to ice cream and drinks in our guide to Tasty Spots Along the Green Circle Trail. Find delicious hot spots along the 27-mile scenic hiking and biking trail worth a stop while spending your day whether you're heading out on one segment -- or all of the trails. 

Jump into these fun summer spots to find the perfect place to beat the heat.

1. Sunset Lake Park

On a hot summer day, Sunset Lake Park is the perfect spot for swimming in Portage County.

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 19th year, and it's even been featured in Rolling Stone magazine! Here's everything you need to know to play like a pro. 

Looking for some inspiration on two wheels? Join John Pawlak, owner of Point Area Bicycle Service (P.A.B.S.) as he discusses some of his favorite trails, advice for beginners, and refreshment spots. Read ahead and blend in #LikeALocal! 

Lace up your hiking shoes and hit the trails! The Stevens Point Area has lots of trails to explore with various lengths that your whole family can participate in. Before you head out, check out some of the local shops to pick-up the perfect trail gear for a comfy and practical style. 

Want to learn more about arts and culture hotspots in the Stevens Point Area? Hear about the many options for live music from laid-back atmospheres to traditional performing arts at UW Stevens Point. Then learn about the outdoor venues along with events in the Stevens Point Area with John Mercure and the Travel Wisconsin show on WTMJ Radio, with Melissa Sabel. 

Looking to expand upon 'Reduce, Reuse, Recycle'? Get the ideas you need from the World's Largest and longest running renewable energy event, the Renewable Energy & Sustainable Living Fair. Held each year on the third weekend in June, the event is fun for the whole family, featuring workshops, exhibits, demonstrations, and live entertainment.

Looking to learn more about golf in the Stevens Point Area? Hear about courses worth playing in the Stevens Point Area and the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship coming up in July 2019, with John Mercure and the Travel Wisconsin show on WTMJ Radio, with Melissa Sabel and LPGA Golf Professional, Katie Kreuser, on staff at SentryWorld.

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