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Spring & Summer Activities

Experience the Northwoods like never before! If you have wondered about where to go to find fun, adventure, or quiet, peace and solitude, and… Well, wonder no more.

man fishing from rock

Rice Lake, Wisconsin and the surrounding area have it all. Both Spring and Summer are a great time to be in Rice Lake. Check out just a sampling of Spring and Summertime Activities:

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On the Golf Course

Golfer on the tee follows the flight of his golf ball

Rice Lake Area Golf Courses

Whether you prefer 9 holes or 18, walking or riding, these courses are within a 25-minute drive from Rice Lake. They'll provide plenty of great scenery, as well as several levels of challenges.

On the Backwoods Trails

Bring your own toys, or rent one from one of the many locations in and around Rice Lake. Either way, there are plenty of ways to spread your wings and expand your horizons. No doubt Summer is a perfect time for numerous forms of recreation!​

Empty Road Surrounded With Green Trees

Blue Hills Trails

The Blue Hills Trail is open for hiking and biking during the summer months.

On the Water

Bring your own toys, or rent one from one of the many locations in and around Rice Lake. Either way, there are plenty of options to spend some quality time on the lake — be it Rice or one of the many other nearby lakes. Summer is a perfect time for those activities on the water!

woman driving boat on lake


Summer is a great time of the year to get that boat out of storage and back in the water! Tubing or water skiing is a great family activity!

2 Person on Boat Sailing in Clear Water during Sunset


Sometimes a quiet paddle dipping into a calm and serene lake or stream is a lot more relaxing than the noise of a big motor on a boat.

Person on Kayak Under Blue and White Sky


Whether by yourself or accompanied by a loved one, a kayak is a great way to enjoy the solitude of that lake you've always wanted to check out...

large musky


There is nothing quite like the feel of a fish on the end of your line. And nothing quite like fresh fish for dinner -- or freeze your fish for later. ​

Time to Relax

After a day on the golf course, riding or walking the trails, or several other possible activities, it’s time to kick back and relax! Or, just maybe there is still time and there are a few things you’d still like to do to round out your day!

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We became full-time residents of the City of Rice Lake in 2021. It has been our goal and desire to contribute and give back to the City in a manner that will be as helpful as possible. It is also our goal to dedicate our efforts – and a steadily progressing and growing website – to the people and businesses of Rice Lake, Wisconsin.

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