Green Lake

  • A young boy gets help bringing his catch into the boat.

    A young boy gets help bringing his catch into the boat.
  • Hikers enjoy a scenic stroll down one of Green Lake’s hiking trails.

    Hikers enjoy a scenic stroll down one of Green Lake’s hiking trails.
  • A musician performs live music for a lawn full of spectators.

    A musician performs live music for a lawn full of spectators.
  • Fishermen proudly display their 21-pound catch.

    Fishermen proudly display their 21-pound catch.

The city of Green Lake is the hub of Green Lake Country. This area of unspoiled beauty offers a perfect setting for four seasons of getaway fun. The shores of Green Lake have been a top tourism destination for more than a century, and the lake is the deepest in the state. Plunging 237 feet, its cool waters harbor an excellent trout and walleye fishery. The area’s resort offerings include water sports of every kind, four excellent golf courses and a beautifully restored opera house.

Must see attractions:

Enjoy cruises aboard the Escapade Yacht, horseback riding, art galleries, hot air balloon rides, hiking, biking, camping, shopping, dining, kayaking and canoeing, a buffalo ranch and historic tours.

Green Lake Fishing? You’ll catch the big one if you...

Big Green Lake is a haven for outstanding four seasons fishing. Its deep waters and diversity of structures yield a variety of fish.

Mark these events on your calendar:

Organized throughout the year, some festivals include Summer Solstice, July 4th Parade and Celebration, Fine Art Show, Battle of the Bands, Chili Cook-Off, Green Lake Half Marathon, and Harvest Fest.

Find fun here...

Enjoy family fun with live music abounding 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.

Do you like to golf? Just minutes away from where you are staying you will find four top-quality golf courses surrounded by woods, water and wildlife for you to enjoy.

Top photo opportunity is...

For the best scenic photo opportunity, you must climb the 7-story Judson Tower on the Green Lake Conference Center grounds. Looking west, it's a beautiful shot you'll want to capture.