About Green Lake

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Welcome to Green Lake, WI

Green Lake is known for its fishing and recreational tourist community during the summer months. Area activities include camping, biking, fishing, hiking, golfing, swimming, and boating. Green Lake is the perfect setting for motorized water sports such as waterskiing, wakeboarding, tubing, and jetskiing as well as sports like sailing, canoeing and kayaking.

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Area Parks

Deacon Mills Park

Deacon Mills Park is located on South Lawson Drive at the Marina and has a band shell, picnic facilities, and summer concerts.

Highknocker Park

Highknocker Park is located southeast of downtown Green Lake and has a baseball field and playground equipment.

Playground Park

Playground Park is downtown, across from the chamber office, and has playground equipment, picnic tables, and is a popular fishing area.

Friday Club Park

Friday Club Park is also located downtown and has public tennis courts and a fishing area.

Hattie Sherwood Park

Hattie Sherwood Park is located on the north lakeshore and has a sand swimming beach, a pier and a camping area.

Sunset Park

Sunset Park is located on the east end of Green Lake and has a boat launch, swimming beach, picnic area and pier.

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Why Green Lake?

Green Lake is home to the deepest inland lake in Wisconsin and offers a variety of recreational activities. 

  • Accommodations

    The Green Lake Area offers a wide variety of accommodation options. From full-service conference centers to private home rentals, Green Lake has the lodging options to meet your needs. Stroll downtown through our unique shops or walk around in one or all eight of our parks.

  • Fishing

    Big Green Lake is known for its fishing. Fish found in Big Green Lake include northern pike, largemouth bass, muskellunge, crappie, walleye, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, white bass, perch, rock bass and cisco and lake trout. The Wisconsin inland lake record lake trout and cisco were caught on Big Green Lake.

  • Beauty

    Big Green’s perimeter, easily encompassing over 22 miles of gorgeous wooded shoreline, is complemented with many creature-friendly restoration plantings. A boat tour of this splendid shoreline remains one of the best afternoons ever.

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