Outdoor Activities

From fishing to biking, swimming to hiking, and everything in between, the Wausau area has plenty of outdoor recreation to enjoy all year long!  Whether you prefer your adventure to be relaxing or exhilarating, you will find it here.  And don't even get us started on our Winter fun!  Simply choose a category or use the 'Filter' function below to narrow your search.

Wildlife & Parks

Starting Tuesday November 24th, 2020 you can now pick up your commemorative coins and sign the book…


Agriculture has a prominent role in the Wausau area, and a number of our attractions and activities…

Pools & Waterparks

The Wausau area has a variety of indoor and outdoor swimming options for year round entertainment!


Set in the Wisconsin River Valley, the Wausau area has great water recreation.


Area skate parks have plenty of room and lots of great obstacles to challenge your skills.

Golf & Disc Golf

Golfing in the Wausau area is convenient, affordable and offers spectacular scenery.

Horseback Riding

Horseback rides, sleigh rides, and hayrides are perfect times to spend with family and…

Tennis & Pickleball

There are a number of tennis facilities throughout the Wausau area.  From courts located…

Skiing & Snowboarding

Granite Peak Ski Area at Rib Mountain State Park offers some of the BEST skiing in the Midwest…


As the largest county in Wisconsin, Marathon County boasts 880 miles of snowmobile trails and 29…

Tubing & Sledding

Sylvan Hill Park is home to the longest tubing hill in the state at 1,200 feet.  It offers six…