Recreation and Attractions

Langlade County, WI provides a variety of northern Wisconsin recreational opportunities to meet everyone's likings. Enjoy over a quarter of a million acres of forest land, 841 lakes, 225 streams, 395 miles of trout streams, and 200 spring ponds. Langlade County has been branded the "County of Trails" because of a good reason. We have trails for hiking, mountain biking, snowmobiling, ATVing/UTVing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, horseback riding and even sled dogs. In the summer of 2017, Langlade County became one of the access points for the Nicolet-Wolf River Scenic Byway.


Get your adrenaline pumping by going whitewater rafting or kayaking in eastern Langlade County. The famous Wolf River is one of the best whitewater rivers in the Midwest. People who raft or paddle the Wolf River are rewarded with abundant wildlife, outstanding shoreline scenery, and excellent water quality.
From historical museums to many parks and recreational opportunities, you will truly experience northern Wisconsin at its finest here in Langlade County.

For additional community information, links, and resources for Antigo and Langlade County, please visit our Community Resource Portal Website: alcinfo.com.

Rafting & Paddling
Bear Paw Outdoor Adventure Center
Bear Paw Outdoor Adventure Resort, is dedicated to adventure and fun! Offering kayaking instruction and trips on Northern Wisconsin’s Wolf River. Their trips and classes are fantastic learning experiences that feature safety and fun and are designed for people who are inquisitive about the natural environment, and want to explore what the natural world has to offer. Daily rental of kayaking equipment and boats.
N3494 Hwy 55, White Lake
715-882-3502    Website | Map

Big Smokey Falls Rafting
Big Smokey Falls Rafting is located 168 miles north of Milwaukee. The Wolf River is the reservation's largest waterway, winding through 59 miles of Menominee land and dropping approximately 900 feet from the northern boundary to Keshena Falls. The rafting season runs from May through September 15th. Big Smokey Falls is located 10 miles north of Keshena on Hwy. 55. Watch for signs.

Cans, bottles and disposable items are not allowed on the river.
Hwy 55 (8 miles South of Co Line), Keshena
715-799-3359    Website | Map

Bob's Rafts
The fun begins at Bob and Joni's! Ride the whitewater rapids of the Wolf River in one of their bright green tubes for only $15.00. Stop in for Breakfast or lunch. Get gas or stock your cooler. They will be happy to share some area information about all of the area's hidden fun spots. They are there to show you a great time and a little of the Wolf River Life
N4495 State Highway 55, White Lake
(715) 882-8304    Website | Map

Herb's Wolf River Rafts
Long 5 to 6 hour trips and shorter 2 to 3 hour trips are available. Shooting the rapids is a thrill you will want to do annually with friends. Life jackets are required and provided with rafts and paddles. Your auto remains at the Inn where the trips end. We provide free transportation to the start of the trips. Local law is enforced, prohibiting glass bottles and beverage cans in rafts and littering the river.
N2580 WI 55, White Lake
(715) 882-8612    Website | Map

River Forest Wolf River Camping
At River Forest, their goal is to offer their guest the best up north adventure vacation. Being located by the Wolf River and bordering the Nicolet National Forest, their rustic campground offers you many hours of opportunities to enjoy the natural beauty and activities this area has to offer.
W 510 Hwy WW, White Lake
(715) 882-3351    Website | Map

Shotgun Eddy
Shotgun Eddy is located along the famous Wolf River just 25 miles north of Shawano on Hwy 55. A small drive for a great experience. The rafting season open on May 1 and closes in September
N2765 Hwy 55, White Lake
(715) 882-4461    Website | Map

Wolf River Guides
They are a family owned business dedicated to meeting the need and satisfying the desires of their customers! They don't let anyone leave without having a GREAT time! All of their staff are certified and are willing to work with you! Give them a try this summer!
W747 Peot Road, White Lake
(715) 882-3002    Map

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