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Category - Outdoor Recreation

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Summertime calls for the best swimming spots! Find out where to go for the best swimming spots in the Stevens Point Area, with our guide to the top 6 places to cool off (from local lakes and parks to swimming pools). Then, jump in to beat the heat at these fun summer spots.

1. Sunset Lake Park

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

Not able to get out to wander through scenic and secluded spaces throughout the Stevens Point Area? Venture out from the comfort of your favorite spot with this handy virtual tour! From popular trails, including the Green Circle Trail and the Stevens Point Sculpture Park, to expansive natural areas and waterways like the Wisconsin River, enjoy beautiful photos from some of our favorite secluded spots. 

Looking for kid-sized fun this winter in the Stevens Point Area? Use our Kids Guide to Winter Fun to find cool things to do from indoor activities at Putt-n-Play or the Central Wisconsin Children's Museum to outdoor fun at Iverson Park or Schmeeckle Reserve. 

Crisp air and the bright harvest moon calls for some nighttime outdoor activity! In the Stevens Point Area there are plenty of fall events, but here are three night hikes in October that promise to provide a fun experience. Learn more about what you'll find at these fun and unique seasonal family-friendly events. 

Fall in the Stevens Point Area is full of fun! Here are the top picks this season, from a night hike in Schmeeckle Reserve, brewery fun with the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective, fall color routes and more! Pick your favorite and then head out, with help from our 30+ can't miss list! 

Looking to spend your Saturday afternoon taking in the aromas and vibrant colors of fresh produce and blossoms? Join Layne Cozzolino, co-owner of Siren Shrub, as she discusses eating and buying fresh, home-grown food at the Stevens Point Farmers Market.  

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! 

Looking for where you can rent canoes, kayaks, paddleboards, and other things for outdoor fun in the Stevens Point Area? We've compiled all the details for where to find outdoor equipment to complete your trip.

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