Looking to do some exploring in the Stevens Point Area? Find out what natural wonders the region has to offer from the best water spots to wonderful sunsets. Learn more as John Mercure and the Travel Wisconsin show on WTMJ Radio discuss the natural wonders in the Stevens Point Area with Melissa Sabel. 

In this episode: 

  • Learn more about the Wisconsin River and where to stop on the sandbars or spot the wildlife. For those looking for a day in the water with the kids, get the scoop on Sunset Lake County Park and Iverson Park

    Iverson Park

  • For the water enthusiasts - find fun at a great kayaking spot just south of the Plover River dam at Jordan Park to Iverson Park. 


  • Hit the trail and find out more about beautiful hiking or biking routes in the Stevens Point Area, from the George Mead Wildlife Area and the Ice Age Trail

    George Mead Wildlife Biker

  • For those looking for a beautiful spot for camping check out Lake Emily County Park. Then, hit the popular Tomorrow River State Trail, which offers a great route from Lake Emily to Standing Rocks County Park.

    Standing rocks

  • Need more space? Visit one of the 11 state natural areas in the Stevens Point Area such as New Hopes Pines, Buena Vista Prairie Chicken Meadow or Emmon Creek Barron State Natural Area as they all have something different and exciting to offer. Learn more about what you need to know before heading out to these areas. 

    Buena Vista Grasslands

  • Think the fun ends when the sun begins to go down? Find out more about some of the best sunset spots at Pfiffner Pioneer Park and Bukolt Park along the Wisconsin River or head out to Lake DuBay and catch Walker Walkers ski show and watch as the sun dips down.  If you are an early riser, learn about the beautiful morning sunrise in Schmeeckle Reserve. 

    Lake Joanis Sunrise

Want More?

Looking to plan a getaway in the Stevens Point Area? Order a visitors guide and find more ways to have fun this summer outdoors in the Stevens Point Area here. Or, find your inspiration by checking out what others have found in the Stevens Point Area below!