Looking for fun things to do in the Stevens Point Area all year long? We've got you covered! Check out our guide of what to do by season, whether you have one hour to spare or the whole day to explore the Stevens Point Area. 

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Are you ready for snowball fights, cozy fires, and hot cocoa? Get all of the details on things to do this winter in the Stevens Point Area with our guide to the season, from outdoor fun to indoor activities

Night time skating rink lit up with sunset in the background. @aml_photo_

One Hour

Visit the Iverson Winter Sports Area (complete with a warming house and hot cocoa), to skate the lighted rink (when conditions exist), snowshoe along the Plover River, or hit the family-friendly sledding hills.

More skating rinks can be found throughout the area (weather permitting), including a rink in downtown Stevens Point.

Insider Tip: Beginners can check out K.B. Willet Ice Arena with open skating times (and rentals).
Two people standing in snowy trail with fat tire bikes@sunshinesav

One Day

Head out to Standing Rocks County Park for fun winter sports, such as snowshoeing, fat tire biking, and cross-country skiing.

Start near the Behnke Olson Outdoor Recreation Center and hit the trails – including a lighted loop. Rentals for these outdoor activities are available.

Know before you go: Call 715-824-7250 for updated trail conditions at Standing Rocks County Park.

Looking for more fun things to do in the winter?

Check out our guide to the best outdoor winter activities, from ice skating to hiking. If you prefer the indoors, stay warm with some must-try winter sips or get active with some indoor activities. If you want to try it all, take inspiration from our 30+ things to do this winter!


Gear up for the return of longer days, blossoming flowers, and chirping birds with all things spring in the Stevens Point Area. Get all of the details with our guide to the season, filled with fun spring events.

Brown bird perched on tree branches.@joe_riederer

One Hour

Arm yourself with a local birding guide and binoculars before heading to Godfrey & Maybelle Erickson Natural Area. The 5.5-acre park is known for birding with more than 170 species documented.

Explore the half-mile trail, part of the larger Green Circle Birding Trail, or venture out on the trails within the Schmeeckle Reserve.

rainbow over a muddy beach area with a child looking at it.@adventure_daze

One Day

Make a day of it! Plan a picnic before you head for the water, complete with a hike. Spend the day exploring Mead Park, home to K.A.S.H. Playground, perfect for families to explore.

Then, keep exploring more nearby trails, including hiking the Rocky Run Spillway, which runs along the Wisconsin River, and the Green Circle Trail.

Check out our ultimate guide to paddling in the Stevens Point Area for more inspiration.

Looking for more fun things to do in the spring?

Check out the top spots for a spring hike in the Stevens Point Area, or hop on your bike and hit the Green Circle Trail. Check out the top places for a spring date, or take a look at some fishing spots if you prefer some alone time.


Looking forward to warm weather, beach trips, and long days? Get all of the details on things to do this summer in the Stevens Point Area with our guide to the season, from fun summer events to the best swimming spots.

Two children canoeing on Jordan Pond.@belleofthebustle

One Hour

Cast a line in the Wisconsin River, from the expansive Lake DuBay to the backwaters and sloughs where you’ll find muskies, channel catfish, northern pike, and panfish.

No boat? No problem. Shoreline fishing is abundant. Start with Jordan Pond or Lake Joanis. More options can be found at Bukolt, Lake Emily, Stevens Point Flowage (off of Highway HH West), and the River In-Between Flowage (off of West River Drive).

Learn more about the fishing and what's On the Line in the Stevens Point Area.
Bike resting against a tree with a sunset in the background peeking through the trees.@artofalyssarae

One Day

Explore the natural habitats and trails within the 33,000-acre George Mead Wildlife Area. The Mead Wildlife Area, one of the largest state wildlife areas, offers over 80 miles of trails to explore.

For more adventure, bike on some of Wisconsin’s best mountain biking trails at Standing Rocks Park, featuring a mix of flow trails and single tracks.

Find more spots worth exploring by bike worth exploring in the Stevens Point Area, from trails to road biking and everything in between.

Looking for more fun things to do in the summer?

Find more summer fun in the Stevens Point Area. Check out 50 things to do this summer, then cool off with the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective, or relax and enjoy a meal on one of many outdoor patios in the area.


Do you wait the whole year for the return of pumpkin spice, crisp air, and changing leaves? Get all of the details on things to do this fall in the Stevens Point Area with our guide to the season, from corn mazes to pumpkin patches.

Girl smiling with a horse on the wild west campground.@reallykyraa

One Hour

Get in the saddle and try horseback riding in central Wisconsin. Trail rides are spectacular on the 90-acre Wild West Campground & Corral, tucked in eastern Portage County.

For more horseback riding, the Tomorrow River State Trail offers an trail along the route specifically for horseback riding. There are horse trail signs along the way to show when horses are allowed on the limestone trail. 
Pretty fall foliage with a trail and bridge centered in frame.@lemonknow

One Day

Enjoy some fall color and hit the road. Many of the rural areas in Portage County offer spectacular viewing of the fall colors. To experience the best the area offers, try a car tour of northern Portage County.

Don’t miss more fall fun, including pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and fresh cheese curds, with a stop at Feltz’s Dairy Store or Mullins Cheese Factory.

Looking for more fun things to do in the fall?

Browse our fall fun bucket list or find more activities by taking a look at 15+ things to do in the fall including walking paths with beautiful fall colors and hiking spots in the Stevens Point Area.

Want More?

Find fun things to do in the Stevens Point Area no matter when you visit, keep an eye on our upcoming events page or check out our dining guide for some good eats and delicious beverages. Don't forget to take some pictures, tag @stevenspointarea on Instagram, or use the hashtag #StevensPointArea for a chance to be featured on our website!