Outdoor Activities in the Lake Holcombe Area
The area has almost too many fishing areas to list; from farm ponds to large flowage's to spring creeks to large rivers, the Holcombe area has it all. You can find out about local fish here and here.
Bird watching will never let you down in the Holcombe area because the area is loaded with different species of birds. One couple staying at a local resort and floating the rivers for a few hours each day for 3 days reported seeing 151 different species. This area has a very diverse ecosystem, allowing for an amazing opportunity to see a wide array of birds. From Green Herons working the river to Cranes in fields to Wood Ducks in a backwoods and many other birds listed here.
Considering the Lake Holcombe area is full of rivers and streams, there is no shortage of places where you can kayak or canoe. The natural river variations allow for different types of flowage, so you can find some type of water speed to suit your experience or preference. Are you into SUP or Windsurfing? Our fabulous lake has perfect spots for that as well from quiet bays to big wind water.
Located within 40 miles of Lake Holcombe, there are over 165,000 acres of public hunting land as well as thousands of acres of land in DNR programs that open private land to public use. These lands offer a wide variety of hunting opportunities. Whether its grouse in a Poplar forest or black bear in a Cedar swamp, the Lake Holcombe area has it all. Click here for more hunting information.
The area’s county forests are routinely selectively harvested for their timber leaving a huge network of logging roads that are great for mountain biking. Most of the county forests are very hilly making the roads challenging and fun. To find the right trails for you - click here.
Whether you are looking for a full service hotel or just a place to pitch a tent, our local businesses will be able to accommodate your needs.
The area has a very wide variety of options to choose from. Also check out the calendar of events for specials at local businesses. As well as there being trails for mountain biking, there are many miles of walking trails open to the public. The Ice Age trail is the most popular, which is a 1,000 mile trail that winds all through Wisconsin, more information can be found here.