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.
Outdoor Activities in Princeton
GET OUTSIDE AND EXPLORE.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Things to Do #7
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.