Green Lake


WELCOME!  We are happy that your journey has let you to Green Lake.  Get ready to enjoy a pure and nostalgic visit in central Wisconsin.  We have welcomed guests just like you for more than 150 years, many of which eventually established their roots here.  We know that you will fall in love with our lake, nature, citizens, events and businesses alike.  Partake in fishing, golfing, boating, shopping, dining and other activities while you let us take the worry out of your life just for a moment.  "Rediscover Simple Pleasures" in Green Lake - We are here to show you the way.

  • Green Lake - 27 miles of shoreline. 237 feet deep. Over 7,000 acres of surface water to enjoy.  That is Green Lake, Wisconsin's deepest inland lake.  Sport fishing is bountiful, producing walleye, muskie, bass, bluegill, northern pike, and lake trout.  Popular activities on the lake include swimming, leisurely boating, kayaking, canoeing, as well as competitive sail boat regattas, fishing tournaments, ice boating and snowmobiling.

  • Lodging - What is your stay-style?  Green Lake offers a wide variety of lodging options including great campgrounds, friendly motels historic B&B's, breath-taking resorts and tailored cottage rentals.

  • Dining - Looking to punctuate your visit with some spectacular meals?  The Green lake area has a variety of restaurants to fulfill your craving.  From casual boating-fare and relaxing lunches on the patio to sophisticated restaurants and eclectic menu choices, there is a restaurant to satisfy your appetite.

  • Golf - 99 holes of challenging golf, just minutes away from where you are staying. Four, top-quality golf courses surrounded by woods, water and wildlife for you to enjoy.  Ask us about our golf packages.

  • Live Music - It abounds in Green Lake, including performances at the historic Thrasher Opera House, the Green Lake Festival of Music, the annual Battle of the Bands, and free summertime Wednesday night concerts in Deacon Mills Park, to name just a few venues.

  • Attractions - Enjoy lake cruises aboard the Escapade Yacht, horseback riding, art galleries, hot-air balloon rides, hiking, biking, camping, bowling, kayaking, canoeing, petting zoos, a buffalo ranch and more.

  • Shopping - Green lake's quaint downtown and surrounding retail areas offer visitors a down-home friendly shopping experience, with gifts, jewelry, art, antiques, collectibles, apparel, kids' stiff and more.

  • Festivals and other special events - Organized throughout the year, they include Summer Solstice, July 4th Parade and Celebration, Fine Art Show which kicks off "August is Art Month", Battle of the Bands, Chili Cook-Off, Golden Days Harvest Festival and October Women's Month, to name a few.  Check the calendar of events at for updates.  So make Green lake your number one get away destination to "Rediscover Simple Pleasures."

*Adapted from Dr. Jim Williams, Green Lake Area Chamber of Commerce President, 2011 Green Lake Visitors Guide


City of Green Lake Check out the City of Green Lake's new website with information on the city
Green Lake Chamber of Commerce Events, Lodging, Dining and Activities in Green Lake
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Thrasher Opera House Promoting the arts and providing a gathering place to preserve the historic Thrasher Opera House.