Category - Outdoor Recreation

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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. 

In search of a hike with vibrant fall color views? We've got you covered with our guides to fall hikes in the Stevens Point Area with our comprehensive guide to all the best spots. From scenic trails to breathtaking lake views, break out the hiking boots and head out to explore the outdoors this fall in central Wisconsin. 

Whether you're looking to get outside or get a taste of local flavor, the Stevens Point Area is the perfect destination for solo travelers. Find fun from biking on the Green Circle Trail to taking a brewery tour at the iconic Point Brewery and more with our guide to how to solo travel in the Stevens Point Area. 

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 McDill Pond, part of the Plover River flowage. In each guide, you'll find 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! 

Looking for the best hidden beaches for summer fun? In the Stevens Point Area you'll find a few of the best spots hidden in plain view from the sandbars of the Wisconsin River to the shores of Lake DuBay. Learn more about where to find these hidden beaches and where to go afterward for the perfect summer day!

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 the lower Plover River ending at Iverson Park. In each guide, you'll find 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! 

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 the Tomorrow River. In each guide, you'll find 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! 

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 21st year, and it's even been featured in Rolling Stone magazine! Here's everything you need to know to play like a pro. 

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