Agriculture has a prominent role in the Wausau area, and a number of our attractions and activities revolve around this important segment of our economy.
Set in the Wisconsin River Valley, Wausau/Central Wisconsin has great water recreation. There are many boat landings that provide convenient access to the water on the Wisconsin River, its tributaries and area lakes.
The fall color season generally begins in mid-September and ends in early to mid-October. The city comes alive with the reds and yellows of the leaves - it is a sight you won't want to miss!
Explore some of the unique attractions in the area such as the 45 x 90 marker where the parallels meet!
Golfing in the Wausau area is convenient, affordable and offers spectacular scenery. The rolling hills and heavily wooded area of this Wisconsin River Valley provide a forest setting for several 9 and 18-hole courses, with both public courses and private country clubs from which to choose.
Horseback riding, sleigh rides and hayrides are perfect times to spend with family and friends! The Wausau area has a variety of facilities and trails to provide year round availability. Spend some time on the farm or out on the trail!
From birdwatching to nature and wildlife centers Central Wisconsin has an abundance of unique wildlife.
The Wausau area is fortunate to have a multitude of great parks and forest areas for a variety of recreational activities, from large state and county parks to the small community park.
The Wausau area has a variety of indoor and outdoor swimming options for year round entertainment!
Area skate parks have plenty of room and lots of great obstacles to challenge your skills.
Granite Peak Ski Area at Rib Mountain State Park offers some of the BEST skiing in the Midwest, quickly becoming Wisconsin’s premier ski destination.
There are a number of tennis facilities throughout the Wausau area. Grab your racket and some friends get on the court!
The Wausau area has miles and miles of great walking, hiking, ATV, snowshoeing, nordic skiing, and snowmobiling trails, offering scenic views and plenty to explore.
There is always fun to be had in Winter here in Central Wisconsin. From the areas largest tubing facility at Sylvan Hill to hills at local parks there is plenty of fun to be had!