Outdoor Activities in Princeton

GET OUTSIDE AND EXPLORE.

Nestled on the banks of the mighty Fox River between Lake Puckaway and Green Lake, the Princeton area is a water lover’s paradise. Outdoor activities in Princeton are abundant.
Things to Do #1

Set your Sights on the Birds

Princeton WI is designated as a “Bird City” and offers a wonderful and robust bird watching experience.

The area surrounding Princeton is blessed by its wealth of habitats for birds and wildlife. Many locations have trails and are open to public access.

SEE BEST BIRD WATCHING LOCATIONS
THINGS TO DO #2

Go Ride a Bike

Bicycling enthusiasts can choose from over 150 miles of mapped biking routes on eight back-road tours. All outdoor biking activities begin in downtown Princeton.

Princeton’s bike routes will take you through some of the most beautiful countryside in central Wisconsin. These routes range from 8 to 34 miles. The terrain ranges from flat to quite hilly.

SEE BIKING ROUTES
Things to Do #3

Head for the Water

Princeton and the surrounding area a water lovers’ paradise. It is surrounded by over 40 square miles of lakes and hundreds of miles of rivers and streams of every depth and size.

Drop in your canoe or kayak at any of the boat launches and silently glide along the shore lines of your choosing.

EXPLORE CANOEING/KAYAKING LOCATIONS
Things to Do #4

Chase a Little White Ball

Princeton sits smack dab in the center of 5 of the finest golf courses in Wisconsin.

From nearly treeless rolling hills of the “Scottish-style” links to fairways beautifully bordered with mature and dense oaks and pines, the Princeton area is a golfer’s paradise.

GET OUT AND GOLF
Things to Do #5

Go for a Hike

Hiking, strolling, trekking, sauntering… whatever you call it, being outdoors in Princeton provides energy for the body, pleasure for the senses, serenity for the mind, and fuel for the soul.

Taking a few minutes or a full day, a multitude of area trails and parks throughout the area fill the need to get back to nature.

DISCOVER WHERE TO HIKE
Things to Do #6

Throw in a line

Whether wetting a line off a bridge, from a boat, from the shore or cutting a hole in the ice, the fishing options in the Princeton area are endless.

The Fox River, Green Lake and Lake Puckaway are managed for quality fishing. Favorites include small and large mouth bass, bluegill, perch, white bass, northern, walleye, cisco, musky, trout and catfish.

FIND FISHING HOT SPOTS
Things to Do #7

Winter Activities

There are so many ways to enjoy Princeton in the colder months. Winter activities can be found on the miles of manicured snowmobile or cross county ski trails, or on the ice, skating or fishing.

Beautifully maintained trails await for all levels of cross-country skiers abound in the Princeton area. Winter fishing turns our lakes turn into small villages when water turns to ice.

DISCOVER WINTER SPORTS

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