Stevens Point Area Visitors Guide 2024

Craft a perfect stay in the Stevens Point Area, with insider tips throughout this guide. Sample a beer alongside the brewmaster, taste an inspired dish made with local goods, or take in the beautiful work of local artists. Here you'll find Wisconsin's oldest farmers market still held in the same spot and the Point Brewery - a staple here since 1857 - along with other breweries, wineries, and distilleries that make up the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective for a tour and a taste! Check out the nation's longest running renewable Energy Fair, test your knowledge with the world's largest Trivia contest, or visit the home of the first refrigerated salad bar (in a classic Wisconsin supper club, of course!). Order up at Ruby, named the best coffee in Wisconsin by Food & Wine, then explore more local makers from Tapped to Siren Shrubs. Head outdoors in the Stevens Point Area and venture out on the popular 27-mile Green Circle Trail complete with a view. Bike one of Wisconsin's best mountain biking trails at Standing Rocks - a mix of old-school and flow trails. Golf SentryWorld, known as one of the best public courses in the nation. Paddle the backwaters of the Wisconsin River or fly-fish the Tomorrow River. Explore the local art and Insta-worthy spots - from vibrant murals to the Stevens Point Sculpture Park. Whether you are making a first-time trip or are a frequent visitor - welcome! From all of us at the Stevens Point Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, we hope your visit is a great one.

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     CONTENTS      What’s Inside Craft a perfect stay in the Stevens Point Area, with insider tips throughout this guide. Sample a beer alongside the brewmaster, taste an inspired dish made with local goods, or take in the beautiful work of local artists. Take Home a Piece of #StePo 66 Find amazing gift ideas to remember your stay . PAGE 44          4 COMMUNITY Top 10 reasons to visit, campus spots …†   worth a stop, and what’s new in the 715. ‡      18 THINGS TO DO    Where to 昀椀nd fun with insider tips, ƒ„    murals, and kids guide to local trails. ‚  ƒ„ 27 EVENTS       A fun-昀椀lled line-up, from festivals to    one-of-a-kind events you’ll only    昀椀nd here.      ­ 31 GET OUTDOORS    € ‚  Where to 昀椀nd outdoor fun, wild昀氀ower         hotspots, best spots for hiking, and        year-round fun. 41 SHOPPING  Book store 昀椀nds, fresh picked local 昀氀avor, and local favorites worth a visit. 53 FOOD & DRINK Where to 昀椀nd local 昀氀avor, from top brunch spots to Wisconsin classics. Fido-Friendly 66 LODGING Find your perfect stay, from cozy  ­€€‹‡‚Œ  Fido-approved places cabins to waterfront rentals. ­ ­€‚ƒ„ to stay + things to do 70 RESOURCES  ­€€ ‚ƒ€€ €ƒ€  …„   @pointbrewery „Š†… † 74 DIRECTORY ­ ­€‚ƒ„ ‹ˆ† …„   „… †  2 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 ‡ˆ‰  3

THINGS TO DO Welcome to Welcome to the the Stevens Point Area! Here you’ll 昀椀nd Wisconsin’s oldest Stevens Point Area farmers market still held in the same spot and the Point Brewery - a staple here since 1857 - along with the other breweries, wineries, and distilleries that make up the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective for a tour and a taste! Check out the nation’s longest running renewable Energy Fair, test your knowledge with the world’s largest Trivia contest, or visit the home of the 昀椀rst refrigerated salad bar (in a classic Wisconsin supper club, of course!). Order up at Ruby, named the best coffee in Wisconsin by Food & Wine, then explore more local makers from Tapped to Siren Shrubs. Head outdoors in the Stevens Point Area and venture out on the popular 27-mile Green Circle Trail complete with a view. Bike one of Wisconsin’s best mountain biking trails at Standing Rocks – a mix of old-school and 昀氀ow trails. Golf SentryWorld, known as one of the best public courses in the nation. Paddle the backwaters of the Wisconsin River or 昀氀y-昀椀sh the Tomorrow River. Explore the local art and Insta-worthy spots – from vibrant murals to the Stevens Point Sculpture Park. Keep exploring the best of the region, complete with recommendations and travel tips within this guide. Whether you are making a 昀椀rst-time trip or are a frequent visitor – welcome! From all of us at the Stevens Point Area Convention & Visitors Bureau - we hope your visit is a great one. ON THE COVER Great Northern Distilling STEVENS POINT AREA CONVENTION & VISITOR BUREAU PHOTOGRAPHY BY Claire Elizabeth Creative Studio, 1105 Main St. Ste A, Stevens Point, WI 54481 | 715-344-2556 John Hartman - Contemporary Photography, Phil Koehler Locally sourced 昀氀avor and Photography, Sentry Insurance, Bob Mosier, UW-Stevens expertly made cocktails EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Sara Brish Point, Thousand Lumens, Heidi Oberstadt Media, are on the menu at central DIRECTOR OF MARKETING Megan Vruwink Northbound Photography, Jeffery Keeble, Portage County Wisconsin’s 昀椀rst distillery. DIRECTOR OF PARTNERSHIPS Taylor Greenheck SALES & EVENT EXPERIENCES MANAGER Jacob Adamski Historical Society, Point Brewery, Lakeview Berry Farm, Do yourself a favor and VISITOR EXPERIENCE MANAGER Tessa Nieberle Daniel Acker Photography, Travel Wisconsin, and the step through their doors generosity of many others, including those via Instagram to enjoy the comfortable EDITOR Melissa Sabel and retro vibe paired with DESIGNER Craig Bieri and Melissa Sabel (whose usernames appear throughout the guide). delicious offerings (including ILLUSTRATOR Crystal Barker All information current as of January 1, 2024. For information mocktails and shareables). COPY EDITORS Vanessa Anderson, Timothy Bauer, Madison Photo by John Hartman — about this guide, including advertising rates, call 715-344-2556. Executive Director Deiter, Calvin Filer, Katie Gilles, Baily Kruzan, Emma Contemporary Photography. Meronek, Tessa Nieberle, and Trenton Wieloch STEVENSPOINTAREA.COM @travelwisconsin Stevens Point Area CVB 4 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 5

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COMMUNITY 10 Reasons 5 GREEN CIRCLE TRAIL ON THE FARM This iconic spot needs no Head straight to the source for Sunday introduction. This popular trail 6 brunch on the farm at Lonely Oaks serves up 27-miles of beautiful Farm, grab fresh curds made daily boardwalks to waterfront views at Feltz Family Farm, stroll through a to Visit for hiking, biking, cross-country 昀椀eld of sun昀氀owers, or 昀椀nd more fresh skiing, and snowshoeing, for four local 昀氀avor at a pick-your-own farm. the Stevens Point Area seasons of fun in the Stevens Point Area. 7 FARMERS MARKET 8 ONE-OF-A-KIND EVENTS Sample the best local goods Don’t miss events that available at one of the oldest you’ll only 昀椀nd here from the farmers markets in Wisconsin, Energy Fair to Paddlequest and held May-October in downtown Hidden Studios Art Tour to the Stevens Point. Explore more World’s Largest Trivia Contest. locally grown options with the More fun events are waiting Farm Fresh Atlas. all year long – see a full list at StevensPointArea.com. 10 @ k t e l e m e n t Reasons s 1 to Visit FUN ON TWO WHEELS Love to ride? Hit some of @ilovebeerfromhere.travels.mn the best mountain biking trails in Wisconsin at LOCAL FLAVOR Standing Rocks, the rails- 9 Come hungry. From Ruby, to-trails Tomorrow River named the best coffee in State Trail, and scenic Wisconsin by Food & Wine, to road biking routes. The the classic Wisconsin staples, best part? The fun keeps you’ll want to come hungry. going when the snow Find more delicious inspiration starts, with great fat tire biking trails, too. starting on page 53. @uwspcols 2 CRAFT MADE SIPS 3 SENTRYWORLD 4 VIBRANT ART Dig into the local SentryWorld blazed From abstract to craft beverage scene the trail as Wisconsin’s historic, there’s plenty of from Point Brewery, one 昀椀rst destination golf inspiring and beautiful of the nation’s oldest course. Ranking among public art to add to your ON THE WATER breweries, to the newest the best public courses must-see list. Stroll past From 昀椀shing the backwaters of the spot, Honey Bee Good in the nation, don’t miss murals, visit the Sculpture 10 Wisconsin River to paddling the Meadery. Level-up with this spot known for its Park, and get to know Tomorrow River, get out on the water. cheers-worthy deals with boutique hotel, great local artists. By kayak, paddleboard, or pontoon – the Craft Pass! dining, its iconic 昀氀ower explore the City of Wonderful Water! hole, and, of course, golf. @createpoco @thriftywithacompass 8 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 9

COMMUNITY Getting Here & Getting Around Getting Here BY CAR: Drivers can get to the Stevens Point Area via two major highways. Highway 10 (east–west) and Interstate 39 (north–south). BY PLANE: Central Wisconsin Airport, out of Mosinee, is just 15 minutes north of Stevens Point. Service is available from major domestic airlines, with service connecting through Detroit, Chicago, and Minneapolis. Car rentals are available directly at the airport, though reservations are recommended. BY BUS: Ground Transportation is available through Lamers, with northbound and southbound stops in Stevens Point daily. Connections to Wausau, Waupaca, Appleton, Oshkosh, Fond du Lac, and Milwaukee. Getting Around TRAVELING WITH AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE? It is easy to get around the Stevens Point Area by car, bike, or on foot. Public transportation is available through the Stevens Point Transit, Charging stations in the Stevens Point Area will keep you rolling if you’re traveling with with most of the urban area included. Normal bus fare is only $1, and late- an electric vehicle. night routes are available. Taxi service and ride-share is also available. This Stevens Point Area artist is known for ABOUT THE ARTIST watercolor and hand-drawn maps, murals, and design. Crystal Barker See her work in person at SPACVB Mural the Stevens Point Area Gift 10 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 @crystaldawnwi Shop, including this mural!11

We oer high quality products that are locally grown and competitive in price. Stop by and check out our cheese variety, try various ice cream avors, fresh meat, and much more! One-Of-A-Kind Experience Offers Onsite Crafted Honey Wines Made with Local Ingredients Large Selection of Houseplants 2041 Madison Street, Stevens Point WI 715-321-9463 | [email protected] 1212 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 13

COMMUNITY COMMUNITY Guide to the Best Get to Know Located in the heart of central Wisconsin, the Stevens Point Area is a popular getaway spot for beer lovers, foodies and outdoor recreation enthusiasts. Whether you’re paddling the backwaters of the Wisconsin River, Your Campus Guide traversing the Green Circle Trail, strolling through shops Campus STEVIE POINTER #StePoor enjoying Craft Collective sips, fun is always on tap. Favorite Toy: Frisbee Favorite Sport: Fetch The Stevens Point Farmers Market has Favorite Movie: Marley & Me been in the same two-square-block area in (cue the waterworks!) Spots downtown Stevens Point since 1847. Favorite Colors: Purple & Gold Let’s go big, and start with a stop at this Conservatory, featuring a variety of biomes, @uwspcols massive mural titled ‘E Pluribus Unum’, on water features, and a green wall. @realdaneg the Trainer Natural Resource Building. More than half of the campus is devoted UW–Stevens Point is the 昀椀rst university in Made with more than 200,000 individual to the 280-acre Schmeeckle Reserve. There are actually two Portage County Fairs Wisconsin to have 100% of its electricity tiles, it is one of many public art installations It is a great spot to explore nature and hit the held every summer in the Stevens Point come from renewable sources. on campus. Then, head indoors to explore trail, including my favorite view on the Lake the Edna Carlsten Art Gallery within the Area—one in Amherst and one in Rosholt. Noel Fine Arts Center. When school is in Loop. The reserve offers 昀椀ve miles of trails, a visitor center, the Wisconsin Conservation session, stroll through rotating exhibits with Hall of Fame, and serves as the trailhead Stevens Point Brewery, founded in 1857, Heritage Park in Plover is 昀椀lled with work by students as well as other artists and for the Green Circle Trail. If you are looking is one of the oldest continually operating preserved historic buildings, including a designers. Keep enjoying the arts on campus, for more ways to explore the natural world, breweries in the country. working blacksmith shop. with events and performances, from music, don’t miss a stop at the Museum of Natural theater, and dance throughout the year held in History, in the Science Building. This Jenkins Theater, Michelson Hall, and others. family-friendly spot offers self-guided Broaden your horizons with the programs tours and events, along with a variety of Rising Star Mill offered at the Allen F. Blocher Planetarium rotating exhibits. and Arthur J. Pejsa Observatory. On clear The Rising Star Mill in Nelsonville, along the Visiting campus can work up an appetite. Dig nights throughout the year, the observatory into local food at the CPS Café, found in the banks of the Tomorrow River, is one of the offers a unique close-up view of the night College of Professional Studies building. oldest mills in Wisconsin. Today, it hosts sky. Regardless of weather and atmospheric an annual arts show and sale, in addition to Staffed primarily by Dietetic students, the conditions, the Planetarium offers a better several concerts throughout the year. menu features food sourced from local @markjamespics understanding of our universe, in addition to @natalie.glaze farms, open when school is in session (Mon.- their annual Laser Light Shows, set to music. Fri.). Or, check out the Basement Brewhaus Lake DuBay, a 6,800-acre impoundment of Downtown Stevens Point is a super-sized Venture to the Chemistry-Biology building which doubles as a coffee shop and bar with Cast a line in the Tomorrow River, a class A the Wisconsin River that’s a top 昀椀shing spot, is sel昀椀e spot, featuring murals like the new on campus for a tropical oasis, no matter an array of coffee drinks, beers, and wines in trout stream, as it winds through Amherst a man-made lake that was created in the 1940s the season. Here you’ll 昀椀nd the Tropical the Dreyfus University Center. Father Fats Mural as-well-as a dozen other and Nelsonville. with the installation of a hydroelectric dam. larger-than-life works of art. By the Numbers 70,718 1894 33,000+ 27 30,000 Stevens Point Area The year that the Teacher’s Number of acres Miles of trail on the Number of 昀氀owers on population (all of College was founded, that would available to explore in popular Green Circle the iconic 16th hole at Portage County) go on to become the University the Mead wildlife area. Trail connecting to SentryWorld. as of 2022. of Wisconsin – Stevens Point. 30 additional miles. 14 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 15

PORTAGE COUNTY COMMUNITY BUSINESS COUNCIL Your Chamber of Commerce for Portage County Brewery Tap Room Rendering | Stevens Point Brewery What’s New in the 715 Learn about new developments & additions to the Stevens Point Area. Grab a seat in the newest tap room at the Ruby Coffee, named the best coffee in Shegonee, Karen Ann Hoffman, and Ray Stevens Point Brewery. The space, opening Wisconsin by Food + Wine, has renovated a Reser are working on the interpretive trail this year, is adjacent to the current outdoor new space to welcome visitors for tasting signs to be installed after the opening. beer garden and will house the gift shop, tap experiences, just steps from their roasting CREATE portage county, with a mission room, and sampling area for tour guests. headquarters in Nelsonville. Their coffee to accelerate creativity, connection, is also available at their café in downtown Stevens Point will have a new hotel open its and collaboration to advance vibrant Stevens Point, which also serves food. doors in fall of 2024, with the addition of the and welcoming communities, will soon Home2Suites in the Stevens Point Business Looking for more 昀氀avor? Don’t miss a stop have a new home, as part of The Grove, a Park. Located off Interstate 39/Highway 51 at the new bubble tea haven, featuring redevelopment of the former Sisters of St. and just north of Highway HH, this 91-room traditional boba tea offerings along with Joseph’s Convent. CREATE will use 27,000 hotel will be the 昀椀rst all extended stay innovative and authentic recipes at BoBabes square feet as a community hub, coworking, exclusive property in the region. Bubble Tea. meeting, and event space – expanding the Step through the doors of the Opera House, Don’t miss the newest disc golf course in efforts of their current IDEA Center. The Grove also includes multi-generational when it reopens, a reimagined space central Wisconsin – open for its 昀椀rst full blending historic charm and a modern season in 2024 at the Wisconsin Lions Camp housing and a partnership with Farmshed. touch in downtown Stevens Point. Originally near Rosholt. The course offers 18 holes and See what’s growing at the Food + Farm commissioned in 1893 by G. F. Andre, it is open to more than just campers (though it Exploration Center, a state-of-the-art educational center aiming to bring farming was a community hub hosting a variety of may be closed throughout the year for on-site entertainment – including Harry Houdini in its events). to life. The facility offers interactive exhibits, early days. inside and out, connected to the art of Hit the trail to see additional bike trail modern agriculture in Wisconsin and Explore the 昀椀rst wood-昀椀red public sauna in improvements at Standing Rocks County the region, Nordic Night Sauna. Tucked into Park. While the park is known for their the world. an urban oasis in downtown Stevens Point, di昀케cult single-track mountain biking trails, Find more things growing at the Honey Bee you’ll 昀椀nd the sauna, surrounded by spaces new Enduro trails and reworked sections are Good Meadery & Plant Shop as part of the to relax and unwind. Cool off between rounds offering more fun – and beginner level access Central City Market. Stop in for a sample of with their outdoor shower and cold-water to the expansive offerings within the park. locally made mead, fermented using local dump buckets and rehydrate. Work continues for the Plover River Crossing honey, and peruse their menagerie of tropical Opening in 2024, the Starry Night Cat Café project to increase access to the Green Circle houseplants. will pair delicious food and drinks with an Trail, including prairie restorations in 2024. adoptable cat sanctuary. Partnering with the The project also includes adding a third of a Humane Society, foster cats will be available mile of trail and the creation of a pedestrian to interact with (and adopt) in a separate bridge over the Plover River, slated for Fall area, accessible by purchasing tickets and 2025. Ho-Chunk/Ojibwe artist Christopher WE SPECIALIZE IN BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT timeslots online. Sweet of Blue Bear Studio along with Chrissy 16 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 AND ECONOMIC GROWTH 17

THINGS TO DO Point on Tap Don’t miss these tasty craft beer, wine, and spirit makers in the 48 Hours in Stevens Point Area! Before you head out, sign-up for the Central Wisconsin Craft Pass to take advantage of cheers-worthy deals where you’ll be rewarded at each tasty spot! Start your day with the area’s OG brewery, Stevens Point Brewery. Point They’ve been open in the same location since 1857! Then venture to O’so Brewing. Be sure to admire the larger-than-life Conveniently located in the center of Wisconsin and only mural when you walk in and stroll through their vintage beer museum. a stone’s throw away from major cities like Milwaukee, Madison, and Minneapolis, the Stevens Point Area has If you’re looking for some of Wisconsin’s best beer, head to been known as one of the top 10 dream towns in America. Central Waters Brewing Co. in Find out why, from the vibrant arts scene, ample outdoor Amherst, which is known for its bourbon barrel-aged beers. fun, and tasty local 昀椀nds making it a perfect destination for solo travelers, families, and couples alike! With a huge tap list, from lagers to stouts, take a seat in District 1 Brewing’s modern taproom and pair their sips with a board game! Meet Jess & Jake: Don’t miss the only winery in the area, with a stop at Sunset Point Winery. Take a tour where you’ll get an inside A young couple from Minneapolis who love look, souvenir glass, and wine tasting traveling, cold pints, and each other! They run 昀氀ight. their own travel blog exploring the Midwest with their young son. Luckily they made time for a Next, head to Great Northern trip to the Stevens Point Area and shared some Distilling and their upscale mixology great tips! bar! Their cocktails are crafted to perfection and ready to impress. @ ilo Don’t skip the newest addition, Honey v Bee Good Meadery! Inside, learn ebee rfr more about the buzz around mead, om her fermented with local honey, and grab e. trav a sample! els.mn Connected to Main For a perfect spot Venture to O’so Finally, stop at the family-friendly micro-brewery, McZ’s Brew Pub. Wake up bright Before heading Make your way to After all that Start your next day Grain, you’ll 昀椀nd for the whole family, Brewery and and early and get out of downtown, the Green Circle walking, it’s time with yummy baked Emy J’s Coffeehouse. head to Feltz’s Dairy cap off the day. They This bright and modern brewpub is your caffeine 昀椀x at Ruby be sure to stop by the Trail next for a mid-day for some local 昀氀avor! goods from The Main This is the perfect place Store. Take a tour, grab have a huge tap list located in downtown Rosholt, and Coffee Roasters Café Stevens Point Farmers hike. Try starting at the Enjoy a pint at the Point Grain Bakery.They bake serves up delicious food and beer. in downtown Stevens Market. It has been held Stevens Point Sculpture Patio outdoor beer up the most delicious to start or even end your fresh cheese curds – of delicious beer, but Point. Not only do they in the same spot since Park and then taking garden at Stevens Point looking goods, that you’ll day, from lattes to ice made on site daily, ride don’t get overwhelmed Central WI Craft Pass serve delicious coffee, the 1800’s as part of the the Green Circle Trail to Brewery. The patio is want to try everything! cream. Grab a coffee and the cow carousel, and – get a 昀氀ight to sample a go for a stroll past some much more! During the variety! For dinner, grab but they also offer a full Mathias Mitchell Public Schmeeckle Reserve, for open seasonally – so Want more delicious Sign-up, check in, and cool murals or along the warmer months, they something from their get rewards for deals food menu so you can Square. The outdoor a short, sweet, and scenic check their website for treats? Check out Wisconsin River, on the offer farm tours, so you kitchen on site, from fuel up for the day. market is open daily hike. You’ll pass through hours, or book a tour! Earthcrust, Zest, or at Stevens Point Area Riverfront Trail segment can see their robotic pretzels to pizza. from May – October, but towering pine trees, the Village Hive. breweries, wineries, of the Green Circle. milking facility in action! and distillery. if you are visiting during sculpture art, venture the winter months – the over boardwalks, & more! market shifts indoors. 18 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 19

THINGS TO DO Share your local favorites Fun & Nearly Free! with us on Instagram! Check out these wallet-friendly activities for fun + a昀昀ordable STEVENSPOINTAREA things to do in the Stevens Point Area. @travelwisconsin Kids Guide to the @@heyhendricksfam @imtherealmccoyxo @ctbieri @craftybeerhandle Green Circle Trail FAMILY FUN SWEET TREATS SUMMER JAMS SIP, SAMPLE, TOUR Catch the action of the Central Get behind the scenes at local Take a behind the scenes tour Don’t skip the award-winning ice at Feltz Dairy Farm. Did we cream from King Cone. Be sure Wisconsin Water Walkers on craft beverage makers with a tour, FOR THE YOUNGER CROWD: Explore a blend FOR THE OLDER CROWD (10+): Head out for mention all tours include a scoop to try the Salted Caramel Tru昀툀e or Lake DuBay for a free water-ski known as the Central Wisconsin a scenic route along the Plover River Trail of the Green Circle Trail’s Brickyard Trail show full of thrills. Be sure to Craft Collective. The best part? The of ice cream? the Lemon Pie. segment of the Green Circle Trail. This is segment and the Stevens Point Sculpture Feeling pack a lawn chair or blanket! samples! COST: $5.00 for ages 6 & up, If soft serve is your style, head to $ one of the longest segments of the trail. In Park. The trails combine to make a perfect Belt’s, where die-hard fans camp Hit some free festivals 昀椀lled Stevens Point Brewery Children 5 & under are free the winter (when conditions exist) the trail is loop – no road crossing necessary. Plan to Adventurous? with music like Riverfront out to be the 昀椀rst to grab a treat COST: $7/ages 12 and up, $ explore the sculptures and art along the trail groomed for both diagonal and skate cross Get the whole family playing at the Rendezvous, Bluegrass in the each year in March. Share a large Spend the whole day exploring the Green $5/ages 5-11 country skiing. In the spring, summer, and and don’t be afraid to touch and interact Central Wisconsin Children’s Pines, or the Riverfront Jazz Circle Trail. While there are lots of places to cone with your whole family – or a fall, the route is perfect for exploring the with the pieces. Spin DeeDee Morrison’s Museum, geared towards kids 10 Festival. Or, check out live large brownie sundae. Central Waters Brewing start, we recommend new users start their outdoors as it meanders along the peaceful ‘Landscape with Perspective’ and amplify and under. music events all summer long, Company adventure at the Schmeeckle Reserve Not in the mood for a brain freeze? your voice in the ‘Acoustic Woodland Plover River. The river is a popular kayaking COST: $7/person like the Stevens Point Levitt Visitor Center. Schmeeckle serves as $ Head to the Main Grain Bakery & Locator’. Learn more about the Brickyard and canoing route. Watch for animal tracks COST: Free Eatery for some indulgent salted AMP Music Series, City Band $ the trailhead and offers information, free and birds along the route, throughout the Trail’s history at the trail kiosk, where the concerts, or Notes at Night. Challenge your family to a round of caramel monkey bread - or if you’re parking, and even Green Circle swag. Make year. (Tip: Geocache for a fun scavenger Zenoff Park parking lot and the trail meet. mini-golf at Putt-n-Play. Sunset Point Winery Looking for more live music? lucky a box of fresh donuts from a trail plan, using a Green Circle Trail map. hunt! Many are hidden along the route.) (Tip: In the winter, this is a perfect route for COST: $10/person $ Rose House. Plenty of venues offer live Whether you ride the whole trail in a day or snowshoeing. In the summer, don’t forget COST: $6.50 for Children 4-11, • TRAIL DETAILS: Plover River Trail $ music all year round. Don’t opt to explore speci昀椀c segments, there are bug spray!) $7.50 for ages 12 and up Find more at Zest Bakery, skip Guu’s, O’so, Amber Grill, With or without a tour, explore • SURFACE: Crushed granite ample places for breaks along the way to 昀椀ll Earthcrust Bakery, or the • TRAIL DETAILS: Brickyard Trail District 1, PJ’s, or Rookies. more craft beverage makers. See Get the whole family moving at the up your water, refuel, and play. Village Hive. • MILEAGE: 3.6 (7.2 for the entire trail) more spots worth a stop (and a sip) • SURFACE: Crushed granite and popular universally accessible Kids Find more events to check out COST: Most items are under on page 24. Are Special Here (K.A.S.H.) $ at StevensPointArea.com. sidewalks Playground. $5 (Varies by what you order, COST: Most are FREE! (But, • MILEAGE: 1.0 (for the loop including Find Your Own Path! $ and if you have the willpower COST: Free! bring cash for extras!) $ the Sculpture Park main trail and Visit GREENCIRCLETRAIL.ORG to stop at one.) Brickyard Trail) for more information and maps. 2020 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 2121

THINGS TO DO 2 THINGS TO DO 1 Meet the Artists Get to know the faces behind some of these super-sized masterpieces. Jessie Fritsch Trailblazer Mural @jessie.fritsch.encaustics This UWSP alum has creativity in her genes, surrounded by her artistic family who supported her ambition. Her work on the Trailblazer mural diverges from her usual style – painting with beeswax. HER FAVORITE PART ABOUT THE MURAL? Connecting with community @ellen.klismith to bring it to life. Dondi Bueno 3 4 Zest Mural @dondibueno This long-time artist, who loves to travel and eat, moved from Los Angeles 5 years Wonder ago. He’s been painting for more than 30 years and he loves to make it up as he goes, learning along the way. FIND HIM AT Walls Zest, sipping an iced Vietnamese coffee. Chris Sweet Song for Seven Sisters @csweetnativeart @liberationfarmers @bissenadventures15 This Wisconsin-based artist o昀케cially started his artist career in 2016, but 5 6 has been creating art since childhood. An introvert by nature he enjoys the creative process and honoring his Native American culture. HIS FAVORITE SCULPTURE IN THE AREA? The Native American ricing canoe in Cultural Commons, inspired by his late friend, Mike Hoffman. @worzallabooks Stephon Kiba Freeman Worzalla Mural HOME ZEST MURAL @kibafreemanart 1 4 Artist: Xee Reiter Artist: Dondi Bueno This Chicago transplant was naturally drawn to making things but didn’t start 3511 Church St., Stevens Point 624 Isadore St., Stevens Point TRAILBLAZER MURAL SONG FOR THE SEVEN SISTERS painting until after college and never 2 5 uses a paintbrush. The Worzalla Mural Artist: Jessie Fritsch Artist: Chris Sweet is his largest work yet at 94’ wide! HIS 832 Main St., Stevens Point 9552 Hwy 54, Amherst FAVORITE PART ABOUT THE MURAL? ADELANTE MURAL WORZALLA MURAL Cementing his daughter at a point in 3 6 Artist: IT-RA Icons Artist: Stephon Kiba Freeman time. (She’s the silhouette in the middle!) @createpoco 123 Main St., Almond 3536 Dixon St., Stevens Point 22 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 23

THINGS TO DO Hop on Your Bike Start with a tour and a taste with Central Wisconsin’s Love biking and beer? Then you’ll want to 昀椀nest craft breweries, wineries, and distillery as part of check out the hop-fueled ride in the Stevens the CENTRAL WISCONSIN CRAFT COLLECTIVE. The Craft Collective is a partnership between the craft beverage Point Area, pairing breweries and trails. makers in the Stevens Point Area. Most of this beer-lovers route is on the popular Green Circle Trail. CENTRAL WATERS Start on the north side, with a visit to District 1 with beer hall vibes BREWING COMPANY GREAT NORTHERN DISTILLING before continuing to the Point Brewery where they’ve been brewing able, Handmade spirits, cocktails, and tours. since 1857. Environmentally sustain award-winning brewery. 1011 Second Street, Stevens Point • Total distance: 7.3 mi 351 Allen Street, Amherst 715-544-6551 | GreatNorthernDistilling.com • Green Circle Trail: While there is a more direct path between 715-824-2739 | CentralWaters.com these two beer spots, you won’t regret exploring the scenic route – including a mural under the Highway HH bridge. 1 District 1 Brewing Co. 200 Division St. N., Stevens Point STEVENS POINT BREWERY O’SO BREWING COMPANY Must try: Pedal On (seasonal) or the Wonderful Water Seltzer Visit one of the oldest breweries Massive taphouse with beer, wine, and Stevens Point Brewery in the United States. 2 liquor. Home to the best pizza in the county. 2617 Water St, Stevens Point 2617 Water Street, Stevens Point 1800 Plover Rd, Plover Must try: Lake Side Vacation Ale (seasonal) or Drop Dead Blonde 715-344-9310 | PointBeer.com 715-254-2163 | OsoBrewing.com 3 Optional Stop: Like wine, too? Don’t miss a stop at Sunset Point Winery, just a short ride off of the Green Circle Trail’s Riverfront Trail segment. SAFETY FIRST! MCZ’S BREW PUB SUNSET POINT WINERY Know your limits and the laws homemade before you hit the road to keep Pair our craft beer and Family owned and operated since 2015. it fun and play it safe. Wear a food for a perfect evening out. Small batch wines made on site. Did you know? helmet, drink plenty of water, 178 N. Main Street, Rosholt 1201 Water Street, Stevens Point and avoid beers with a high ABV. b Or better yet, pack a cooler and u p w e r b s z c m / m o c . k o o b e c a F | 7 8 2 3 - 7 7 6 7 - 15-5 5 44 1 -126 7 2 | SunsetPointWinery.com Pedal On was made in honor of Curbwise – a one-of-a-kind bicycle grab some tasty options to enjoy after the ride. delivery service in the Stevens Point Area. Pedal On is a modern take on a pale ale, using cool kid hops, fruit forward yeast strain and a restrained bitterness that make it perfect to sip after a ride. DISTRICT 1 BREWING COMPANY Get the CENTRAL WISCONSIN Microbrewery and community focused tap CRAFT PASS, a free mobile Share your Ride! room, offering a full range of beer styles. 200 Division St., Stevens Point passport for cheers-worthy Tag us on Instagram @ 715-544- StevensPointArea or use 6707 | District1Brewing.com deals and prizes! #StevensPointArea for a chance to be featured! @samuelbertsch @rissajean90 @paulonebts STEVENSPOINTAREA Please drink responsibly. CWCRAFTCOLLECTIVE.COM | 715-344-2556 Individual & group transportation available: Courtesy Cab, 715-342-8863; Lamers, 715-421-2400; Lyft, Lyft.com 24 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2022 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 24 25

EVENTS Sunday, April 7, 2024 10 am – 4 pm Artist & Fare 1800 Plover Rd, Plover, WI O’SO Brewing &Mission Coee Heidi Oberstadt Media @northboundphotography Shop unique art! 50 Artist Booths Free Admission Annual Fests • Kids Art Zones • Art Rae Worth a Visit Love fun, quirky, and original events? Here are a few that call View our the Stevens Point Area home, that you won’t want to miss! community resources JOIN THE Learn more about the culture of the Stevens In the fall, get in the spirit of the season with @agoramakersmarket Become Point Area through immersive events hosted Stevens Point Brewery’s Pointoberfest, RENEWABLE an MREA in the region. Plan to attend the popular AIRO complete with lederhosen and pints. Just Member ENERGY Pow-wow, Juneteenth, Portage County before the festivities begin, the event is Cultural Festival, Stevens Point Pride, and kicked off with the Blubber Run, a 5k fun run MOVEMENT more events held throughout the year. that starts at the brewery. Promoting clean energy, energy Enroll in Looking for an adventure? Check out Travel along the nooks and crannies of the efficiency, and sustainable living solar through education and PaddleQuest, a paddling-based adventure Ice Age Trail as it weaves its way through training RENTALS & TOURS demonstration since 1990. event that provides new challenges around central Wisconsin for the Hidden Studios KAYAKS / CANOES every corner. Geared to all skill levels and Art Tour. The event features working artists’ SUP / TUBES ages, the event blends canoeing and Comic- studios that open their doors for the public SNOWSHOES / ICE SKATES Con, with a side of conservation. each fall. Potatoes grown in the region (known as the See history come alive with Heritage Days at Located inside golden sands) are not just your ordinary the history museum known as Heritage Park, Iverson Park & Goerke Park spud. No matter the variety, at the annual one of four historical sites in the region. www.GoNorthward.com Almond Tater Toot, held in July, potatoes 608-287-4585 are the honored guest of the celebration parade. Get your motor running to attend the Want More? Midwest’s Largest Car Show, the Iola Car Show hosted in July. For more equipment, See the full events calendar at don’t miss the Rosholt Thresheree featuring Jeffrey Keeble Oct. 4-6, 2024 STEVENSPOINTAREA.COM antique machinery. Visit www.midwestrenew.org 26 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 27

THINGS TO DO EVENTS SUZUKI MARATHON May MREA ENERGY FAIR RIVERS EDGE ROCKABILLY/ HAUNTED SCAVENGER HUNT March 9 October 26 SWAP-O-RAMA June 21-23 RIVER CAR SHOW WEEKEND Noel Fine Arts Center MREA Renew the Earth Institute August 23-25 Jensen Community Center UW - Stevens Point May 3-4 715-592-6595 | TheEnergyFair.org Rivers Edge Campground TRBA.fun 715-346-3033 Amherst TOMORROW RIVER BUSINESS 715-344-8058 3RD ANNUAL PINTS FOR POLIO UWSP.edu/events/ TRBA.fun RiversEdgeWisconsin.com DANSTAGE 2024 ASSOCIATION WINE WALK October 26 AMHERST HIGH SCHOOL June 28 MEAD KITE FESTIVAL O’so Brewing May 3-5 MUSICAL Jensen Community Center August 24 OsoBrewing.com Noel Fine Arts Center, March 14-17 TRBA.fun Mead Wildlife Area Jensen Community Center UW-Stevens Point MeadWildlife.org November SHAMROCK SHUFFLE FUN RUN 715-346-4100 UWSP.edu/theatre-dance/ July UTOPIAN AND SACRED March 16 SUZUKI RECITAL STEVENS POINT CITY BAND September ARCHITECTURE STUDIES - 3RD Downtown Amherst May 5 July 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 PORTAGE COUNTY FAIR OF EDITION EASTER EGG HUNT Noel Fine Arts Center P昀椀ffner Park Bandshell ROSHOLT November 1 Labor Day Weekend PJ Jacobs Junior High School March 30 UW - Stevens Point 715-667-4802 | RosholtFair.com Jensen Community Center CWACT: POSTMORTEM RIVERFRONT RENDEZVOUS O’SO 16TH ANNIVERSARY TRBA.fun July 4-6 RIVERFRONT JAZZ FESTIVAL PARTY May 9-12 P昀椀ffner Pioneer Park Labor Day Weekend November 9 April Sentry Theatre StevensPoint.com/rr P昀椀ffner Pioneer Park Bandshell O’so Brewing WISCONSIN TAXIDERMY MOTHER’S DAY/ HEALTHCARE 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION RiverfrontJazzFestival.org OsoBrewing.com WEEKEND COMPETITION July 4-7 CELEBRATE AMHERST MUSIC TINSEL TRAIL May 10-12 Rivers Edge Campground November 24 April 4-7 Rivers Edge Campground AND CRAFT FESTIVAL Holiday Inn Hotel Holiday Inn Hotel 715-344-8058 LEVITT AMP CONCERTS September 7 WTAInc.org RiversEdgeWisconsin.com Downtown Amherst July 11, 18, and 25 TRBA.fun TURKEY TROT November 28 STEVENS POINT FESTIVAL OF PORTAGE COUNTY CULTURAL P昀椀ffner Park Bandshell THE ARTS FESTIVAL IOLA CAR SHOW ZOMBIE RUN FestivalFoodsTurkeyTrot.com April 6 September 20-22 May 11 Artist & Faire July 11-13 Rivers Edge Campground StevensPointFOA.com SPASH | 715-341-1525 Iola Old Show Grounds 715-344-8058 December PortageCountyCulturalFestival.org 715-445-4000 RiversEdgeWisconsin.com TOMORROW RIVER Tarrah Pagel TOMORROW RIVER BUSINESS HEROES WEEKEND/ IolaOldCarShow.com CHRISTMAS PARADE POINTOBERFEST ASSOCIATION EASTER EGG SUPERHEROES WEEKEND PORTAGE COUNTY FAIR OF & BLUBBER RUN December 6 HUNT May 17-19 AMHERST Downtown Amherst Rivers Edge Campground September 21 AIME CONFERENCE CWSO: LEGENDS AND HEROES April 8 July 18-21 Stevens Point Brewery UWSP COMMENCEMENT January Jensen Community Center 715-344-8058 Amherst Fair Grounds December 14 February 17 FAIRYTALE BALL January 27 TRBA.fun RiversEdgeWisconsin.com AmherstFair.com 715-344-9310 | PointBeer.com Noel Fine Arts Center, Sentry Theater CENTRAL WISCONSIN BOOK Marsh昀椀eld Clinic Champions Hall January 13 UW-Stevens Point CWSO.org 90FM TRIVIA, WORLD’S UWSP SPRING COMMENCEMENT PEDAL POINT RALLY FESTIVAL 715-346-2548 | UWSP.edu The Full Dreyfus University Center, LARGEST TRIVIA CONTEST May 18 July 19-20 UW - Stevens Point CENTRAL WATERS THE BEST OF BROADWAY 2024 Marsh昀椀eld Clinic Champions Hall HostelShoppe.com September 26-29 TOMORROW RIVER ANNIVERSARY PARTY CABARET April 12-14 715-346-2548 | UWSP.edu PC Public Library CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW PlayHouseTheaterGroup.com UW - Stevens Point December 27 January 27 February 24 715-370-0649 | 90FMTrivia.org STEVENS POINT BREWERY LIBRARY BOOK SALE MCPL.us/cwbf/ POINT DANCE ENSEMBLE Central Waters Brewing Co. Stevens Point County Club Jensen Community Center CHOREOGRAPHY SHOWCASE CentralWaters.com MonteverdiChorale.org UWSP PERFORMANCE: BRIGHT BLOCK PARTY July 19-20 JensenCenter.org May 18 PC Public Library, Pinery Room October January 13 STAR Stevens Point Brewery POCOLibrary.org Lineup Jensen Community Center February March April 12-14, 18-20 715-344-9310 | PointBeer.com HIDDEN STUDIOS ART TOUR: PointDance.org Noel Fine Arts Center CHRISTMAS IN JULY ART ALONG THE ICE AGE TRAIL CWACT PRESENTS: LEADING October 4-6 WINTER’S GARDEN EXHIBIT YOUTH ART MONTH UW - Stevens Point COLOR RUN July 19-21 Check out events happening in LADIES March 1-31 UWSP.edu/theatre-dance/ May 31 - June 2 Rivers Edge Campground Ice Age Trail January 19 - February 18 the Stevens Point Area, from arts Riverfront Arts Center February 2-4, 9-10 Portage County Public Library CWSO RUSSIAN MASTERS 715-344-8058 RiversEdgeWisconsin.com 715-366-7863 Sentry Theater POCOLibrary.org RiversEdgeWisconsin.com HiddenStudiosArtTour.com StevensPoint.com/rac CWAct.org April 13-14 VARIETY PRODUCTIONS & culture, fairs & festivals, sports, SUZUKI MARATHON UWSP PERFORMANCE: Sentry Theatre COMMUNITY MUSICAL UWSP HOMECOMING and more! For the most up-to- January 20 DEPARTMENT OF DANCE KADACHROME 715-345-7726 | CWSO.org June July 24-27 October 5 AND THEATRE PRESENTS: Jensen Community Center Noel Fine Arts Center, March 1-3, 7-9 TASTE OF WINE & CHEESE GIVE.UWSP.edu/homecoming UW-Stevens Point EURYDICE Noel Fine Arts Center STEVENS POINT CITY BAND date comprehensive take, head to April 19 ANNUAL RIVER RUN February 9-10 UW - Stevens Point 715-346-3033 June 5, 12, 19, and 26 August StevensPointArea.com. UWSP.edu/events/ Noel Fine Arts Center UWSP.edu/theatre-dance/ Noel Group Hangar P昀椀ffner Park Bandshell October 12 UW - Stevens Point BGClubPC.org/wine_and_cheese 715-346-0061 LEVITT AMP CONCERTS Central Waters Brewery ARCTIC RUN MODEL RAILROAD UWSP.edu/theatre-dance/ POINT BOCK RUN SUZUKI RECITAL August 1, 8, 15, and 22 JensenCenter.org March 2 LEVITT AMP CONCERTS SHOW AND SALE P昀椀ffner Park Bandshell TH STEVE MARCH - THORNE POP Stevens Point Brewery April 21 5 ANNUAL MOOSE June 6, 13, 20, and 27. January 20-21 MUSIC CONCERT 715-344-9310 | PointBockRun.com Noel Fine Arts Center PADDLEQUEST 1572 CRAFT FAIR Holiday Inn Hotel P昀椀ffner Park Bandshell UW - Stevens Point October 12 August 10-11 715-570-5776 February 10 CONTRA DANCE Moose Family Center Jensen Community Center PORTAGE COUNTY MASTER PaddleQuest.org TOMORROW RIVER COMMUNITY JensenCenter.org March 2 MONTEVERDI CHORALE GARDENERS GARDEN PARADE 715-345-9980 | Moose1572.com Jensen Community Center SPRING CONCERT LITTLE BRITCHES RODEO CHARTER SCHOOL 8TH GRADE June 13 WINES OF THE WORLD SUZUKI MARATHON August 17-18 Still Looking DINNER THEATRE April 27-28 Private Garden Displays POINT DANCE ENSEMBLE’S October 25 February 17 MonteverdiChorale.org Amherst Fairgrounds January 26-27 Noel Fine Arts Center, ANNUAL PERFORMANCE LBWRodeo.com Holiday Inn Hotel for More? Jensen Community Center TRCC.org UW-Stevens Point March 2-3 PortageCountyBiz.com Visit us at 715-346-3033 Sentry Theatre UWSP.edu/events/ PointDance.org STEVENSPOINTAREA.COM 28 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 29

OUTDOORS On the Line Fishing the Stevens Point Area @jmikes29 Looking for a true Wisconsin 昀椀shing experience? We’ve got you covered with two picturesque spots and what to expect in the Stevens Point Area. by CALVIN FILER The Wisconsin River acts as the lifeblood Much of the shoreline of the river is heavily of the state as it cuts through the heart forested, and the freestone nature of the of Wisconsin. The river provides anglers stream lends itself to sharp river bends the opportunity to catch nearly all of the highlighted by tumbling rapids and large game昀椀sh species that are native to the boulders. Brown Trout upwards of 20 State. You do not need specialized gear or inches lurk in the deeper pools and provide a large watercraft to successfully 昀椀sh the anglers with an opportunity to catch a trophy Wisconsin River. Popular species include trout. Native Brook Trout also inhabit the Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, headwaters of the Tomorrow, and their willing nature gives anglers a good chance to and perhaps the most sought-after species in the state, the Musky. land some of these beautiful 昀椀sh. With over 60 miles, not counting tributaries, this class I The Stevens Point 昀氀owage can provide a trout stream provides anglers with a diverse secluded experience for those willing to @昀椀shinfritzy and healthy 昀椀shery to explore. explore the backwaters, channels, and sandbars. For shore anglers, you can access the river below various dams south of town. Find more 昀椀shing hotspots in the With a bit of exploration and patience, the region, and order a 昀椀shing map at Wisconsin River can provide anglers with memories that will last a lifetime. STEVENSPOINTAREA.COM Once regarded as the 昀氀y-tying capital of the United States, the Stevens Point Area provides many different 昀氀y-昀椀shing opportunities, and the Tomorrow River is arguably one of the best in Wisconsin. For C A @falllineout昀椀ttersco shore-bound anglers looking to target trout, TF I S H COR the Tomorrow River takes center stage in an R IDOR area rich with 昀氀y-昀椀shing tradition. Loca t ed jus t do wns tr e am o f th e St e v ens P oint dam , th e C a t 昀椀 s h C or ri dor is a le s ser -kn o wn sp o t wh er e angler s can ca t ch ca WISCONSIN RIVER TOMORROW RIVER t昀椀sh up w ar ds o f 20 in ch e s with r Species: Musky, Walleye, Species: Brown Trout, egularity . Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Crappie, Brook Trout Perch, etc. Lures/Techniques: Caddis Lures/Techniques: Hard-bodied nymph and San Juan worm 昀氀ies, Rapalas, nightcrawlers, Mepps spinners streamers, and small spinners Good Seasons: Walleye in spring, Good Seasons: Summer for the Smallmouth in summer, Musky in fall best hatches, early catch and release Access Areas: W River Rd., P昀椀ffner season for less 昀椀shing pressure (715) 544-0019 904 Main Street, Stevens Point FallLineOutf itters.com & Bukolt Park, Dubay Dam, Mouth of Access Areas: Richard Hemp Fishery Plover River, and Hwy HH Area, Welton Dr., Amherst Dam, Otto Rd. @bailyy_ 30 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 31

STANDING ROCKS COUNTY PARK DOWNHILL SKI - CROSS COUNTRY SKI - FAT TIRE BIKE Outdoor Checklist Take a Over 12 miles of Cross Country Ski trails for both classic and skate, Looking for the best with nearly 3 miles of places to go? Here’s lighted trail. our must list: @jmikes29 10 miles of groomed Bike the boardwalk at Fat Tire Biking trails. @tammy_bashore Moses Creek Segment of the Green Circle Hike STANDING ROCKS TOMORROW RIVER Downhill Ski 3 trails STATE TRAIL with a vertical drop Stroll the Stevens Point Length: Varies of 150 ft. (Saturday and Sculpture Park Lace up or roll-out, here’s a guide to trails Surface: Natural Don’t overlook this expansive rails- Sundays and the week worth trekking in the Stevens Point Area. Activities: Hiking, Biking, of Christmas). to-trails option in cross-country skiing, central Wisconsin, Reel in a Musky on the snowshoeing, pets RENTALS AVAILABLE! Portage County Parks Wisconsin River spanning 29-miles, and Recreation Parking: 7695 Standing as it cuts through the DOWNHILL SKI - CROSS COUNTRY SKI GREEN CIRCLE TRAIL Plover River Trail ICE AGE TRAIL rural landscape. Open SNOWSHOE - SNOWBOARDING Rocks Rd., Stevens Point Located just 10 minutes from I39, east of Plover Fetch with 昀椀do at Standing Length: 3.6 miles to outdoor enthusiasts Tackle a section of this The popular 27-mile 7690 Standing Rocks Rd, Stevens Point Rocks Dog Park Boulders and gorgeous all-year round from biking expansive 1,000 mile Green Circle Trail offers Surface: Crushed granite – but challenging – hills to horseback riding. footpath as it winds through 12 segments to explore are common sights here, Ski lodge open everyday when snow Activities: Hiking, eastern Portage County year-round. With plenty conditions allow and serves concessions. Climb aboard a retired train known as one of the best jogging, pets, biking, linking history, cultures, ł   Ģ  Ω∑ Ů Ů · Ș £ Č engine known as Train 2713 of paths to choose linking LAKE EMILY TO spots for mountain biking cross-country skiing and geological features. scenic natural areas, CUSTER ROAD trails in Wisconsin. But meandering along the Parking: Lot on Hwy. 66 Paddle a stretch of New Hope-Iola don’t stop there, with Length: 10.2 miles Wisconsin and Plover (north), end of Hofmeister the Plover River plenty of other options in Rivers and through Dr. (south) Length: 5.5 miles Surface: Crushed the park including hiking, towering cathedral limestone snowshoeing, and a dog The scenic Plover River Surface: Natural WISCONSIN LIONS CAMP RENTALS Watch for eagles at canopies, parks, and park. Passes required. Trail spans from Highway Activities: Hiking, Biking, Erickson Natural Area wetlands – here are a few Activities: Hiking, 66 (north) to Hofmeister snowmobiling, horseback suggestions to start. snowshoeing BRING YOUR NEXT Dr. (south). The towering Parking: 10651 County Rd. STEINHAUGEN riding, pets ADVENTURE INTO FOCUS! Aim for par at SentryWorld Moses Creek Trail trees, 昀氀owing water, RECREATION AREA Parking: Lake Emily Park, Z, Amherst Junction Golf Course ample wildlife – and not Length: 2.4 miles Length: 4.3 miles Amherst Junction a single road crossing - Make your way through Start at Lake Emily to Surface: Crushed granite, make this trail a favorite. Surface: Natural Camp by the water at Jordan one of the largest and least explore a 5.1 mile one-way boardwalks Park (or Lake Emily) Brickyard Trail disturbed dry-mesic forests Activities: Hiking, section of this popular Campgrounds Activities: Hiking, remaining in the region. Length: 1.2 miles cross-country skiing, crushed limestone trail, jogging, biking, pets snowshoeing, pets Parking: Wilshire Dr. Surface: Crushed granite, SCHMEECKLE RESERVE and head west towards Saddle up at Wild West Parking: 3485 Bentley the trailhead at Custer some sidewalk Lake Loop Trail parking lot (west) or Campground & Corral Road. Along the way, you’ll Activities: Hiking, jogging, Rd., Custer Hwy. 66 Plover River Trail Length: 1 mile enjoy serene country Steinhaugen Recreation biking, snowshoeing, pets parking lot (east) Explore the sky at views. Passes required. Parking: Zenoff Park Surface: Crushed granite Area has 270-acres to UWSP Pejsa Observatory Head to the Moses Creek Activities: Hiking, explore for silent sports (west), Schmeeckle to walk or roll on the throughout the year, jogging, biking Reserve Visitor Center longest boardwalk for the Throw a disc at Yulga Park featuring a diverse mix (east) Green Circle. Then keep Parking: Maria Drive (south), of wetlands, upland exploring the segment Schmeeckle Reserve hardwood forests, pines, The Brickyard Trail travels as it meanders through Visitors Center (north) and open 昀椀elds. through a forested area, Walk through History on the woodlands and pristine Ice Age Trail following a small stream The Lake Loop Trail is an sedge meadows, perfect LODGING • MEETING SPACES • FOOD SERVICE • PROGRAMMING • DISC GOLF and along meadows. Make easy 1-mile trail which for wildlife watching. a detour, and extend the Jump in at Sunset Lake loops around Lake Joanis, journey by half a mile, to 3834 County Road A, Rosholt, WI 54473 within the Schmeeckle Want More? explore the Stevens Point www.wisconsinlionscamp.com/rentals Reserve. The trail is Sculpture Park. (715)677-4969 • [email protected] handicap accessible, Order a Pedal, Paddle, Hike with benches and an Guide for more trail details at accessible 昀椀shing pier. 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OUTDOORS @dja0309 Top 6 SWIM Paddle Guide SPOTS @kerrin.actually Tomorrow River Check out more paddling options: On a hot summer Walk down the This beach is a by Timothy Bauer (MilesPaddled.com) STEVENSPOINTAREA.COM ARKday, Sunset ARKgrassy rolling ARKperfect spot for Lake Park is the trail or fl ight a day trip. Picnic, perfect spot for Y Pof stairs to explore the AKE Pswimming in access the AN PNature Center, Portage County. rocky shoreline and hit the trails This trip explores the Tomorrow take-outs are at Highway T or Road). If you prefer to avoid the River (which changes names Highway DD. Please note: during This 63-acre lake of this popular in the county mile paddle on the 昀氀at waters of to the Waupaca River near the high water, submerged logs, is incredibly clear 96-acre lake. The JORDpark which also the Mill Pond (above the dam in county line), an endearingly downed trees, and swirling water and clean, and AKE EMILbeautiful, clear offers camping. Amherst), take out at the Cate narrow, intimate stream with can cause problems and should the large beach L water is perfect Better yet – make a Park boat launch. crystal clear water, nice current, SUNSET Lis perfect for for swimming as well weekend of it, and require skilled navigation. During Arguably, the best section of the boulders to dodge, and a sense picnics and building as fi shing. reserve one of the low water, rocks and shallows river is upstream of the Amherst of solitude. The Tomorrow is a sandcastles. water sites. will be present and can frustrate dam – from County Q to Cate must-paddle tucked away in the @breannayenter paddlers. Be on the look-out for Skill Level: Intermediate Park, for a 5.5-mile trip that gentle hills of central Wisconsin. occasional barbed and electrical If you prefer Swim in the Don’t miss this Class Di昀케culty: Quietwater showcases its best features with TRIP DESCRIPTION: The most wires around Highway T and swimming with Wisconsin River gem, tucked in FIND MORE SWIMMING SPOTS: the fewest nuisances. It makes Highway DD. ARK ARK with ri昀툀es and some Class I popular starting point to begin a lifeguards and from Bukolt Stevens Point’s Collins County Park, Lake DuBay, Lake Pacawa, for a delightful time outdoors rapids trip on the Tomorrow-Waupaca is TIME OF YEAR TO PADDLE: temperature T PPark. Tucked oldest park. Wolf Lake, and Hartman Creek. that’s neither too short nor too along the banks of the beautiful Water levels are usually reliable PS POOLcontrolled water, along the shore The beach, Gradient: 2.7’ per mile taxing. That said, the section Rising Star mill in Nelsonville, from County Q to downtown don’t skip the OL(and the Green worth the walk LOOKING TO BRING FIDO ALONG? Put-In/Take-Out: County Q in of river with the most stunning where art exhibits and bluegrass Amherst, but can run low from OPCopps Pool. Here Circle Trail), you’ll from the parking boulders, lively current, and C ERSON P Nelsonville, below the dam in concerts are held. Begin here Amherst to Cobbtown Road. you can ride the BUKfi nd the WPA-era V area, is perfect Check out the dog-friendly beach at Mead Park lovely rolling hills is in between I Amherst, Buchholz Rd., and you’ll be greeted with views Paddlers should be cautious of 162-foot slide, jump stone bathhouse in for families on the Wisconsin River! Buchholz Road and County DD. County DD, or Cobbtown Rd. of cedar-lined woods and open strong currents and high water off the diving boards, front of stone steps with young children Watch for 1-2’ ledges below the meadows as the narrow river levels after rainstorms. or play in the zero and sand leading with shallow water Time Needed: 3-6 hours bridges at Keener Road and quietly meanders here and there. depth wading down to the perfect for exploring. Miles Paddled: 4-16 miles WILDLIFE: Great blue herons, County DD. Be sure to follow the “portage” pool – perfect for swimming area. INSIDER TIP: The sandhill cranes, songbirds, NOT A PADDLER? OPT FOR A Read more about the trip and signs near the dam four miles young children. clear, cola colored dragon昀氀ies, trout, deer, beavers, TUBE! The Tomorrow River is INSIDER TIP: Take plan your own with the Stevens downstream in the Village of mink, and muskrats. Point Area Paddle Guide by also perfect for a gentle tube INSIDER TIP: Be sure a walk along one water of the Plover Amherst. to check the pool’s of the new fi shing River gets its hue MilesPaddled.com. ALTERNATIVE TRIPS: Paddlers ride. The best tubing routes skip Once you reach Amherst, stop the pond. Put in at Otto Road and hours ahead of time, piers installed in the from tree roots it have two options to extend for a stroll and lunch in its takeout at County Rd DD for a as the swimming nearby lagoons. runs over. the trip noted above and begin charming downtown or venture memorable ride. season is short. upstream to make a longer to the popular Central Waters outing on the water: at Highway Brewing Company. Continue on 161 (aka Loberg Road) or County the Tomorrow River, suggested Highway Q (aka Rolling Hills 36 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 37

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1040 Main Street • Stevens Point FFOOD & DRINKOOD & DRINK GUILD DESIGNS For hours visit, guilddesigns.com Wisconsin ELEMENTS Classics OF LIVING We asked. You answered. From stacked bloody marys to deep- furnishings, literature, fried cheese curds, you shared your top picks for the tastiest garden, staying in touch, Wisconsin Classics in the Stevens Point Area. Sky Club Supper Club drinks that satisfy and other interesting OLD FASHIONED CHEESE CURDS Sweet or sour, bourbon, whiskey, or brandy objects Ooey, gooey, and deep-fried to perfection, - this classic Wisconsin cocktail is an icon. these quintessential Wisconsin snacks are The winner here is steeped in history, with mainstays. PJ’s squeaked their way to the BEAUTIFULLY REVIVED bartending celebrity Jerry ‘Shifty’ Hafner who top for this cheesy Wisconsin classic, known HISTORIC EVENT VENUE created the blend found at Sky Club Supper for their crispy and light batter served with Club. Even better - grab a bottle of Shifty’s to a traditional ranch as well as a dried cherry- enjoy this local favorite at home. mustard aioli. Versatile Event Spaces Plan the perfect event of any size in FISH FRY EDITOR’S NOTE We heard from many that the our ballroom, biergarten, outdoor Friday Fish Frys in Wisconsin are an curds made daily and fried to perfection at patio, or other rooms institution, with 昀椀ercely loyal diners. Point Feltz’s Dairy Store deserve some serious After claimed the top spot, known for @the_bloody_travelers recognition! Public Events plenty of options for 昀椀sh fry connoisseurs – Enjoy live music and other special including beer-battered, seasoned-breaded, READERS’ PICK events at our venue throughout the cajun pan-fried, or lemon pepper pan-fried. seasons ‘Many places have great cheese curds, but READERS’ PICK the best for farm fresh curds, is Feltz.’ Convenient, Vibrant Location Not only does Guu’s on Main have the “ - SHAWN P. OF MONICO, WI The Opera House is situated right in best 昀椀sh fry in Central Wisconsin - 昀椀rm, the heart of downtown, and is within a ‘No one else in Portage County has 昀氀aky 昀椀sh, perfectly battered and fried - half mile of lodging, shopping, food, “ cheese curds as fresh as Feltz!’ but they also have the best selection of and the riverfront “ - EDDIE G. OF PLOVER, WI craft beer with which to wash it down. It’s BEER a match made in Heaven, and Heaven on Earth might be Guu’s on a Friday night CONTACT US FOR PRIVATE From hoppy to malty, the favorite spots for EVENT INFORMATION - BILL B. OF PRIOR LAKE, MN this Wisconsin classic created some 昀椀erce BLOODY MARY (and close!) competition. Bragging rights for AND FOLLOW US ON Point After the best beer went to a relative newcomer, SOCIAL Whether you prefer them spicy or you’re just District 1 Brewing Company. Head into this in for the extras – hello snacks! - you’ll want to @POINTOPERAHOUSE add the top spot, Rusty’s Backwater Saloon, popular local brewery, which feels more like a beer hall, to sample for yourself. to your must try list. This spot is known as one 1124 & 1136 Main Street of the best bloody marys in Wisconsin. Don’t Stevens Point, WI 54481 skip the fresh garlic and the beef stick. SUPPER CLUB Want More? stevenspointoperahouse.org Scan the code to see the [email protected] No membership needed for these tasty top 5 in each category. Wisconsin spots, 昀椀lled with classic 715-260-2550 Community Sauna & Private Sessions hospitality, relish trays, and after-dinner drinks. Long-running Sky Club Supper Club NORDIC claimed the top spot. Stop in to see what Downtown Stevens Point NIGHT WWW.NORDICNIGHTSAUNA.COM traditions are still being served up with a mnbrewguy smile, including their salad bar. w o o d f i r e d s a u n a 52 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Downtown Stevens Point 53

FOOD & DRINK Straight From July 4-6, 2024 Pfiffner Pioneer Park the Source Throughout the Stevens Point Area, you’ll 昀椀nd places where you can taste, learn, and see for yourself why Agritourism is so noteworthy in central Wisconsin. ! th Anniversary 40 Tasty Food & Treats, Children’s Games, Tournaments & Fireworks! RiverfrontRendezvous.com @liberationfarmers Rock Ridge Vineyard @ewetz955 @bailyy_ @heyhendricksfam ADELANTE FARM ROCK RIDGE SOPA FAIRVIEW LONELY OAK FELTZ’S FAMILY FARM MARKET KITCHEN VINEYARD FARMS FARMS & DAIRY STORE Get your farm-to-table 昀椀x Venture into a vineyard Nothing says summer For more local 昀椀nds, head See a state-of-the-art at Adelante, a local food and be a part of the more than a 昀椀eld of straight to the source robotic dairy operation in marketplace that is a part winemaking experience! gorgeous sun昀氀owers. In for brunch on the farm at action, at Feltz’s Family coffee roastery and part Go behind the scenes at the Stevens Point Area, Lonely Oak Farms. The Farms & Dairy Store. Get community gathering Rock Ridge Vineyard - and explore the expansive 昀椀eld farm offers brunch every behind the scenes with a space through Liberation help harvest grapes in the of 昀氀owers at Sopa Fairview Sunday, from Mother’s Day tour, or through their large Farmers. Adelante early fall - for this one-of- Farm, typically planted on through Halloween. The viewing window in-store. offers up special events, a-kind experience in the Old Amish Road, where best part? After brunch, Have kids with you? Don’t including wood-昀椀red pizza Stevens Point Area. This the public is welcome to head out and explore the miss the cow-themed on Friday nights from 4-7 agritourism experience meander through the 昀椀eld expansive 33,000 acres at merry-go-round inside, pm, and Taco Tuesdays puts you in the 昀椀elds and take pictures. While the state’s largest Wildlife life-size milking cow, and featuring tacos, tamales, where wine begins its it varies, peak blooms are Area – the George W. Mead small petting zoo. In the and pozole. journey at Rock Ridge usually ready in late July – which neighbors Lonely fall, they host two corn Vineyard. Typically harvest and early August. Don’t Oak Farms. mazes (3-acre or 12-acre) begins in late August forget the sun昀氀ower oil! and of course, no stop is through September. complete without fresh curds (made from their cow’s milk) and a scoop of Feltz Cow Pie ice cream. 54 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 5555

FOOD & DRINK FFOOD & DRINKOOD & DRINK Sample o x y o c mc al e her mt @i J Food & Drink Guide: This In the Stevens Point Area you’ll 昀椀nd no After Five shortage of spots serving up delicious beer 昀氀ights – but don’t overlook these other delicious drink 昀氀ight options! John Hartman Top Spots for Cocktails & Mocktails Find out what makes a great (and artful) cocktail For cocktails as part of a 昀椀ne-dining experience, at Great Northern Distilling. As the region’s 昀椀rst plan a stop at Muse. They offer seasonal menus distillery, they are committed to small batches packed with 昀氀avor made with local ingredients. using the highest quality ingredients from local For a more laid back option, with equally delicous sources. On the menu you’ll 昀椀nd an elite and options, don’t skip it’s sister restaurant PJ’s. @thriftywithacompass rotating menu of carefully crafted cocktails and Equipped with an already impressive beer, wine, mocktails with unique 昀氀avors and names. Sunset Point Winery and spirits menu, it makes perfect sense that At the Daisy Lounge, every drink has a story. Mikey’s serves up solid mocktails, too. Pick from their expansive Tucked on the cozy upper level of Guild Designs, wine list, and pair it with Looking for more inclusive drinking options you’ll 昀椀nd an impressive list of sippable options, delicious cheese and other in central Wisconsin? You’ll 昀椀nd hand-crafted where the default is zero-proof. Dig into the treats, in this popular winery. cocktails along with zero-proof drinks on the menu to learn more about the drinks historical or menu at Father Fats, PJ’s, Guu’s, and others. Bullheads Bar & Grill cultural point-of-view, which changes regularly. Sunday’s mean time for a Mimosa drink 昀氀ight at this summertime hot spot. Best on a Bun By the Slice Shareables Late Arbuckles Eatery & Pub If you prioritize late Late nights were If you 昀椀nd yourself night snacks served made for pizza. In hungry, but not for a From craft cocktails to Don’t sleep on their 昀氀avor- up on a bun, including the Stevens Point meal, head to Great late night eats, we’ve packed Bloody 昀氀ight – Night burgers, dogs, and Area you’ll 昀椀nd pizza Northern Distilling, featuring a variety of sips sandwiches, don’t skip by the slice served where they serve up a compiled the best from bacon to jalapeno. The Big Garlic. This up until 3:00 a.m. on tasty shareables menu Eats: popular spot serves Friday and Saturday at until 11:00 p.m. most spots to visit after 昀椀ve. The Local Goat up tasty options, until Polito’s Pizza. Known nights. From classics, Gather your friends and 2:00 a.m. on Friday for their New York style including charcuterie order the Full House, a BIG Hungry after 9pm? and Saturday. Order slice, it is a generous and soft pretzels to Craft Beer Wine Live Music Dive Bars Supper Club sampler 昀氀ight, including Feed your appetite up the Big G - a 1/3 portion with a wide the more adventurous From tap rooms Grapes have to In the summer, Looking for a Grab a seat at the beer, wine, and bloodys. with these late night options in the pound burger topped variety of toppings offerings like Smoked to tasting 昀氀ights, be hearty to grow live music 昀椀lls the low-key spot to bar for a pre- Stevens Point Area! with their house from traditional White昀椀sh Pate, these craft beer spots in the around these parts, but night air with free live rub elbows with a mix dinner cocktail and made seasoning, on a pepperoni to steak fry will de昀椀nitely hit the Stevens Point Area there are few varieties music events including of locals and students? take in the full supper toasted garlic butter and mac ‘n cheese. The spot. And, no, you don’t are plentiful. Each that make it look easy. the popular Levitt Don’t skip these humble club experience at kaiser roll and cheese. hardest part? Picking have to share. brewery, offers it’s own Sip the Milky Way AMP concerts and establishments slinging Michele’s. Order the Trust us, the garlic just one. vibe - from the beerhall Marquette, a semi- on-going events from drinks for years, like Parmesan Garlic Filet breath is worth it. feel at District 1 to the sweet red made with Tiki Beach to Bullheads. the Elbow Room, Mignon, or if you visit largest tap room (and locally grown Marquette The rest of the year, Joe’s Bar, Dollar Bill’s, on Saturday – opt for on-site restaurant) at grapes at Sunset Point you’ll 昀椀nd live music at Airport Bar, or Papa the prime rib. Find O’so. Keep exploring Winery. Or, ask for a venues including the Joe’s. Inside you’ll 昀椀nd more supper club Where is your local sips as part of the wine-tail to combine Annex, Rookies, Guu’s, low priced drinks mixed options, from Sky Club favorite spot? @localgoat2022 Central Wisconsin Craft their wine to make a and Great Northern with local lore and to Two Lakes. Tell us on Instagram! Collective. special blend. Distilling. distinct decor. STEVENSPOINTAREA Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 56 @thekuzickiadventures

FOOD & DRINK Serving Food and Beverages Think of this space as a blank canvas for you to experience Children’s Menu what is inspiring Chef at the moment. We are exclusively a pop-up kitchen with ever-changing dates and menus so check our website and socials for Chef’s current inspira- tion. Trust us, you will come to love to expect the unex- pected! We also hold private events! It’s the perfect location for celebrations, receptions, showers, holiday parties and more. Our team will prepare an amazing Great Bloody Marys experience for you and your guests! Fireplace Canoe Rental 1715 West River Drive W Stevens Point, WI 715-341-2490 rustys.net Mon - Fri 11am - Close, Sat - Sun 10am - Close Kitchen Open: 11am - 9:30pm daily John Hartman Contemporary Photography In the mood for breakfast or lunch? Why not & Eatery serves up a unique twist on brunch A.M. Eats grab both! With brunch in the Stevens Point with their breakfast boards - that’s right, Area, you’ll 昀椀nd everything from delicious think charcuterie but with your favorite Your guide to the best homemade crepes at Ruby Cafe to the brunch dishes! Or, level up your brunch at classic Wisconsin brunch drink - the bloody PJ’s at SentryWorld and add a Mimosa board, brunch spots worth a stop mary - at Brian and Wendy’s Hiawatha. featuring juices and fresh fruit. in the Stevens Point Area. Start your weekend off right and sink your Still Hungry? Check out the 50s-themed teeth into the specials Mikey’s of Plover diner, Rock n’ Roll Cafe. Find imaginative serves up exclusively for brunch. Love a good brunch drinks at Jordan Bar & Grill. brunch drink? Check out The Local Goat and Enjoy your meal with a waterfront view at their impressive bloody mary 昀氀ights. Don’t Bullheads Bar & Grill. Or grab a seat at the stop there, get your farm-to-table 昀椀x with a counter of R.D’s Diner for brunch staples. visit to Lonely Oak Farms, or take a seat at Father Fats and get a taste of their ever- eh changing, shareable brunch plates! r as an Another can’t-miss, local favorite 昀椀lled with h.m antiques and history as rich as their food, is sara the Wooden Chair as they offer a variety of @ tasty options. For more, Main Grain Bakery @vpostdds 58 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 59

FOOD & DRINK SCAN FOR INFO MENUS, HOURS, SPECIALS, ETC. Al Fresco Eats Wisconsin Grown, Wisconsin Proud PERFECT PATIOS WATERFRONT VIEWS FAMILY-FRIENDLY Find a cozy spot on Father Fats back patio, Enjoy the Northwoods (minus the drive) at DINE-IN + CARRYOUT + DELIVERY sitting under the frame of a greenhouse. Anchor Bay Bar and Grill where their sandy EASY ONLINE ORDERING In season, vegetables grown there are outdoor deck will give you great views of the GREAT FOR SPORTS TEAMS harvested and used. Mix great craft beer and Wisconsin River. Further up the river, hop DAILY FOOD + DRINK SPECIALS outdoor seating with a stop at Guu’s On Main, right off the boat to grab a bite at Bahamas @riaguizar with a fun patio tucked behind the building. on the River, with a large dock and patio Or, head straight to the source with a stop umbrellas. Then, keep heading north to 昀椀nd in Amherst to visit Central Waters. Grab a Bullheads Bar and Grill. On Lake DuBay, pint (and food truck 昀椀nds, in season) to enjoy you’ll 昀椀nd a perfect beach view at Tiki Beach Ice Cream with countryside views, where picnic tables, Bar and Grill! Kick back on the sandy beach, 昀椀re pits, lights, and beer barrels offer a cozy before grabbing a drink and a meal. spot. For more, don’t skip the patio at Amber Crawl Grill, with an outdoor bar and lots of seating. You can’t beat the view from PJ’s patio complete with 昀椀repits and golf course views. 1400 COMMERCE PL . PLOVER, WI Where to 昀椀nd this tasty More outdoor seating is available throughout 715-544-6615 | EXIT 156 OFF I-39 treat, by the cone or cup, the Stevens Point Area! Don’t miss O’so Love Live Music? WWW.MONKSBARANDGRILL.COM in the Stevens Point Area. Brewing Co., Emy J’s, McZ’s Brew Pub, Check the calendar to 昀椀nd out Wissota Chophouse, Mikey’s, Arbuckles, when live music hits the patios, @natalielakeland Hilltop, Buffalo Wild Wings, or Muse. WWW.WISCOWPIZZA.COM at STEVENSPOINTAREA.COM SOFT SERVE Belts’: This hometown favorite attracts college students, visitors, and locals for a very sweet reason: the huge portions and low prices! There is de昀椀nitely a reason people camp out in the frigid Wisconsin March weather for their favorite treat. Be sure to plan ahead, as they are cash only! STEAKS | SEAFOOD | SPIRITS Carl D’s: Just around the corner, you’ll 昀椀nd this Stevens Point soft-serve establishment. Offering everything from sundaes, 昀氀oats, malts, cones, and 昀氀urries to Wisconsin chili and popcorn, they opened their doors in 2015. HARD SERVE Emy J’s: Enjoy the taste of Madison, Wisconsin’s Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream right in the heart of Stevens Point! King Cone: The only locally made ice cream can be found at King Cone. With more than Best Steaks | Best Prime Rib 100 昀氀avors, you can choose from 40 that rotate in the case. Best Seafood | Best Fine Dining Feltz Dairy Store: Ice cream is only one of the delicious options you’ll 昀椀nd at this farm- based store. In addition to cheese, meat, and      milk, you’ll 昀椀nd 16 昀氀avors of King Cone Ice Cream. 513 Division Street, Stevens Point, WI | 715-341-3363 | MichelesSupperClub.com 60 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 61

Amherst Area 2024 Events JUNE 28 TRBA Wine Walk WELCOME TO JANUARY Sample wines throughout Amherst, beginning at the Jensen Community 13 Point Dance Ensemble presents Center. Visit TRBA.fun or call Choreography Showcase 715-824-4467 for more information. 2 p.m., Tickets sold at the door. Downtown Amherst Jensen Community Center JULY 26-27 Tomorrow River Community Charter 18-21 Portage County Fair of Amherst School 8th Grade Musical and Dinner Amherst Fairgrounds AMHERST Visit TRCCS.org for more information. 24-27 Variety Productions Community Musical Jensen Community Center Musical and times TBD. Contact THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE IT FEBRUARY [email protected] for more information. 10 Steve March-Torme Pop Music Concert Jensen Community Center Visit JensenCenter.org for more information. AUGUST Jensen Community Center 17-18 Little Britches Rodeo MARCH Amherst Fairgrounds 2 Maple-Tapping Hoedown TBD Back to School Night Dancing in groups with caller Food vendors and entertainment for John Wilson and live music returning Amherst School District. provided by Flip O’ The Coin. Jensen Community Center Visit JensenCenter.org for more information. SEPTEMBER Jensen Community Center 7 Celebrate Amherst Music 14-17 Amherst High School Musical & Craft Festival Musical and times TBD. Contact Crafts from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. & live music. [email protected] for Visit TRBA.fun or call 715-824-4467 more information. for more information. Daniel Acker Photography Jensen Community Center Downtown Amherst OCTOBER 16 Shamrock Shu昀툀e Fun Run Visit Central Woggers Page on Facebook 4-6 Hidden Studios Art Tour for more information. Explore hidden art studios in the fall Downtown Amherst foliage. Vist HiddenStudiosArtTour.com for more information. . CENTRAL WATERS 30 TRBA Easter Egg Hunt Amherst ADELINE’S CLOSET BOUTIQUE BREWING COMPANY Visit TRBA.fun or call 715-824-4467 142 S. Main St., 715-824-5953 for more information. 12 The 17th Annual River Run ShopAdelinesClosetBoutique.com 351 Allen St., 715-824-2739 Jensen Community Center Annual Jensen Community Center CentralWaters.com APRIL Fundraiser. Registration begins May 2024 at JensenCenter.org Central Waters Brewery INTERNATIONAL BANK 16 Jensen Community Center Youth 26 Haunted Scavenger Hunt JENSEN COMMUNITY CENTER Soccer Program Visit TRBA.fun or call 715-824-4467 OF AMHERST Thurs. evenings & Sat. mornings for more information. Member FDIC 487 N. Main St., 715-824-5202 through mid-May. Sign up by March 15, Downtown Amherst 103 S. Main St., 715-824-3325 JensenCenter.org 2024 at JensenCenter.org IBAmherst.com Jensen Community Center DECEMBER TBD Tomorrow River Variety Show 6 Tomorrow River Christmas Parade 7 p.m., Tickets sold at the door. 6:30 p.m. Visit TRBA.fun or call TOMORROW RIVER Jensen Community Center 715-824-4467 for more information. THE VILLAGE HIVE Downtown Amherst 127 N. Main St., 715-340-8989 BUSINESS ASSOCIATION MAY TheVillageHiveBakeryAnd P.O. Box 223., 715-824-4467 3-4 Swap-O-Rama 7 Tomorrow River Christmas Craft Show LocalFoodsCollective.com TRBA.fun 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. A village-wide garage sale, Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Visit Tomorrow Visit TRBA.fun or call 715-824-4467 River Christmas Craft Show on Facebook for more information. for more information. Amherst Jensen Community Center VILLAGE GIFT VILLAGE OF AMHERST 147 N. Main St., 970-223-1218 160 Mill St., 715-824-5613 Jensen Community Center For more information and updates on our events, please visit JensenCenter.org. Facebook/VillageGiftAmherstWI VillageofAmherstWI.gov 487 N. Main St., Amherst You can also visit/like us on Facebook: Jensen Community Center/Community Spirit 715-824-5202 and Instagram: @jensen.community.center

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LODGING LODGING Fido Approved Local Spots Hungry? Check out the many restaurants and breweries that offer outside seating for you and your dog, to enjoy together:  Bullheads Bar & Grill  Guu’s On Main  Hilltop Pub & Grill @berniethesheltie  Rusty’s Backwater Saloon  Stevens Point Brewery  Amber Grill  Central Waters Brewing Co.  O’so Brewery Go shopping! Many stores in the area allow you and your dog to @昀椀neboy昀椀nneas come in and shop:  The Companion Shop  BowWow Meow Boutique  Kindred Spirit Books @the_aussie_trifecta @the_aussie_trifecta  Bound to Happen Books  AGORA Makers Market @rissajean90  Caravan Wine Shop  Fall Line Out昀椀tters Co. Where to Stay  Process General Store Stay Active! Take your 昀椀do to some of the parks and beaches @arlo__the_cocker Alyssa Dominguez Fido Friendly that are dog friendly:  Stevens Point Sculpture Park le We have you covered with our guide to er eb  Stevens Point Dog Park ani places to stay with your furry friend. ess  Standing Rocks Dog Park @t  Bukolt Park The Inn at SentryWorld is a great spot to River, perfect for a swim with your pup. summer day - from the wide sandy beach to  P昀椀ffner Pioneer Park  Iverson Park stay with your dog. From their beautiful While it feels tucked away, you are just a the in昀氀atable water activities. Or you could architecture to their rolling golf course, short drive to Amherst. For another option, saddle up and take a trail ride at Wild West  Wisconsin River you don’t want to miss a chance to stay don’t miss the new Bakery Flatlet, residing Campground & Corral, another great option  Mead Park Dog Beach here. Guests can expect to 昀椀nd a warm above the Village Hive Bakery in Amherst. for family fun that welcomes your pooch. Any  Pickerel Lake mix of stone and timbers that showcase This cozy, pet-friendly spot comes with a of the county and state park campgrounds the character of Wisconsin and bring the bakery viewing window as part of the studio are also pet friendly, including Hartman  Sunset Lake Park beauty of the outdoors inside. They also offer apartment right in downtown Amherst. Creek State Park, which has a pet-friendly pet-friendly rooms so you and your dog can picnic area! stay comfortably. Holiday Inn, Country Inn & Prefer to camp? The Stevens Point Area has Hit the trails! Get moving with Be prepared! Before booking your stay, be Suites, and Days Inn & Suites are a few other plenty of campgrounds to choose from with your furry friend on these great sure to ask about bringing your pet, and be hiking spots: private, county, and state options that would options for an enjoyable stay with 昀椀do. be happy to welcome you and dog. Rivers aware, additional pet fees may apply. If you’re looking for a short-term vacation Edge Campground is a great option for the  The Green Circle Trail rental, Amherst Riverdance Cabin is just one whole family. Here you’ll 昀椀nd several cabins  Tomorrow River State Trail of the many rental spaces that welcomes available for rent, with most of them sitting dogs in the area. Get a one of a kind, cozy along the shores of a large man-made pond. Want More? cabin along the shores of the Tomorrow The pond is the perfect place to spend a hot Read the full article here. @lemonknow 66 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 67

Something for everyone Year-round adventures Excellent dining choices www.comeovertoplover.com Affordable accommodations @wateman25 Pick Your Perfect Stay Choose your must-haves and favorites to craft the perfect Stevens Point Area stay. BRINGING THE KIDS COUPLES ESCAPE BESTIES GETAWAY Must Have: Water Fun Must Have: Cocktails Must Have: Time To Chill Plover is the perfect destination for relaxing and unwinding in the great outdoors. Whether you Jump into the salt-water pool at Fair昀椀eld or Kick off your evening with a cocktail or end If prioritizing downtime and making hit the in昀氀atable obstacle course at Rivers with a night cap at the Library Cafe, Amber memories together is at the top of your list, love biking, hiking, kayaking or just simply a patio with friends, Plover has an adventure waiting Edge (when in season). Find more swimming Grill or Wissota Chophouse – all offering a 昀椀nd the perfect home rental to match for you. options on page 36. bar and lodging under the same roof. your crew’s vibe from cozy to bougie. Kayakers, canoers, and boaters will enjoy miles of the Wisconsin and Plover Rivers offering Must Have: Free Breakfast Must Have: Romance Must Have: Brunch picturesque views. Maybe you’re more outdoorsy in that you like drinking on the patio with Book a room and grab a plate. Nearly all Rekindle the spark with a romantic stay at a Whether you start early, or sleep in, here are friends, and there’s plenty of options for that too! Grab a craft Wisconsin brew at O’so Brewing local hotels offer breakfast, and many offer quaint Bed & Breakfast. If B&B’s aren’t your a few local favorites: Mikey’s, Father Fats, Company or a craft cocktail at Club Forest Bar or Mikey’s Bar & Grill and celebrate a Wisconsin hot options. Check out the free breakfast thing, check out a whirlpool suite to dial up Sky Club, Ruby Café – or breakfast in a glass tradition! breakdown on page 70. the romance. with a Bloody Mary at Rusty’s. Find more inspiration on page 59. Family- friendly fun is endless in the Plover area! Check out the newly opened Food + Farm Exploration Center for immersive, hands-on exhibits! Don’t forget to stop by Section 715 Throwing Company to try your hand at ax throwing! With plenty of year-round activities for everyone in your group, we invite you to COME OVER TO PLOVER! 68 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 69

RESOURCES RESOURCES HOTELS ADDRESS CONTACT AMENITIES RESTAURANTS Mama Mai’s Noodles | 2824 Stanley St., Stevens Point | 715-997-9385 Matero’s Pub & Pizza | 7335 WI-66, Custer | 715-592-5111 49 ROOMS 19th Hole - Wisconsin River Golf Club | 705 W. River Dr. W., Stevens Point | 715-344-9152 Baymont Inn & Suites 247 Division St. N., Stevens Point 715-341-8888 | BaymontInns.com 60 ROOMS Amber Grill | 1001 Amber Ave., Stevens Point | 715-344-9808 Matsu Ya | 5725 Windy Dr., Stevens Point | 715-341-8893 Cobblestone Hotel & Suites 1117 Center Point Dr., Stevens Point 715-343-0522 | StayCobblestone.com McZ’s Brew Pub | 178 N. Main St., Rosholt | 715-677-3287 72 ROOMS Ambrosia's Pub & Grill & Catering | 192 Main St., Amherst | 715-824-2332 Country Inn & Suites 301 N. Division St., Stevens Point 715-345-7000 | ChoiceHotels.com/wi484 86 ROOMS Arbuckles Eatery & Pub | 1320 Strongs Ave., Stevens Point | 715-341-2444 Michele’s Restaurant & Catering | 513 Division St., Stevens Point | 715-341-3363 Days Inn & Suites 159 Division St., Stevens Point 715-341-9090 | WyndhamHotels.com Mikey’s Bar & Grill | 3018 Village Park Dr., Plover | 715-544-0157 60 ROOMS Backwoods Bar and Grill | 1511 N. 2nd Dr., Stevens Point | 715-344-7455 Fair昀椀eld Inn & Suites 5317 US Hwy. 10E, Stevens Point 715-342-9300 | Marriott.com/ste昀椀 Mission Coffee House | Multiple Locations 66 ROOMS Bahamas on the River | 1766 Old U.S. 10, Stevens Point | 715-997-9090 Holiday Inn Express 1100 Amber Ave., Stevens Point 715-344-0000 | HIExpress.com 149 ROOMS Beard Bros BBQ | 141 Cty. Rd. KK, Amherst | 715-498-0125 Monk’s Bar & Grill | 1400 Commerce Pl., Plover | 715-544-6615 Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center 1001 Amber Ave., Stevens Point 715-344-0200 | HolidayInn.com 64 ROOMS Belts' Soft Serve | 2140 Division St., Stevens Point | 715-344-0049 Muse | 1800 North Point Dr., Stevens Point | 715-346-1800 The Inn at SentryWorld 501 Michigan Ave. N., Stevens Point 866-479ⴀⴀ6753 | SentryWorld.com/lodging Bill's Pizza Shop | 1101 Main St., Stevens Point | 715-344-9557 O’so Brewing Company | 1800 Plover Rd., Plover | 715-254-2163 Partners Pub and Grill | 2600 Stanley St., Stevens Point | 715-544-0661 BJ’s Brick Pit House | 107 N. Main St., Rosholt | 715-677-4740 PJ’s Restaurant | 601 Michigan Ave. N., Stevens Point | 866-479-6753 BED & BREAKFASTS ADDRESS CONTACT AMENITIES Brian & Wendy’s Hiawatha | 817 Main St., Junction City | 715-457-2999 2 ROOMS Bullheads Bar and Grill | 3368 Campsite Dr., Stevens Point | 715-344-5990 Point After Pub & Grill | 801 2nd St., Stevens Point | 715-344-7222 Artha Sustainable Living Center 9784 Cty. Rd. K, Amherst 715-824-3463 | ArthaOnline.com Polito’s Pizza | 960 Main St., Stevens Point | 715-341-9980 6 ROOMS Carl D's Soft Serve | 1232 Park St., Stevens Point | 715-340-3390 Dreams of Yesteryear 1100 Brawley St., Stevens Point 715-341-4525 | DreamsOfYesteryear.com Chef C's Munchie Mobile | Varies Ranchito Mexican Restaurant | 3462 Church St., Stevens Point | 715-344-5185 Chef’s Kitchen | 924 Clark St., Stevens Point | 715-544-1744 Rock n Roll Bar N’ Grill | 2301 Church St., Stevens Point | 715-997-9499 RENTALS ADDRESS CONTACT AMENITIES Clear Water Harbor | N2757 Cty. Hwy. QQ, Waupaca | 715-258-2866 Rock n Roll Cafe | 2801 Stanley St., Stevens Point | 715-544-6612 bantr 209 Division St., Stevens Point 608-387-3749 | bantrStevensPoint.com Apartments Rookies Sports Pub | 3425 Church St., Stevens Point | 715-344-7026 Cozy Kitchen | 1338 Third St., Stevens Point | 715-344-8620 Whole House El Mezcal | 5720 Windy Dr., Ste. D, Stevens Point | 715-342-1521 Ruby Café | Multiple Locations Water Dragon Inn 2023 Locust St., Stevens Point 715-252-5246 | WaterDragonInn.com Emy J's Coffee House & Café | 1009 1st St., Stevens Point | 715-345-0471 Rusty’s Backwater Saloon | 1715 W. River Dr., Stevens Point | 715-341-2490 Father Fats Public House | 945 Clark St., Stevens Point | 715-544-4054 Silver Coach | 38 Park Ridge Dr., Stevens Point | 715-341-6588 CAMPGROUNDS ADDRESS CONTACT AMENITIES Sky Club | 2202 Post Rd., Plover | 715-341-4000 Final Score | 908 Maria Dr., Stevens Point | 715-343-0533 27 SITES 27 Collins County Park 2711 Cty. Rd. I, Rosholt 715-346-1433 | Co.Portage.WI.US South Point Restaurant | 3057 Church St., Stevens Point | 715-341-2340 Franny’s Family Restaurant | 5720 Windy Dr Ste. D, Stevens Point | 715-997-9372 31 SITES 31 DuBay County Park 4501 Cty. Rd. E, Junction City 715-346-1433 | Co.Portage.WI.US Subway | Multiple Locations Gra昀케ti’s Sports Pub | 912 Main St., Stevens Point | 715-344-4450 101 SITES 23 Hartman Creek State Park N2480 Hartman Creek Rd., Waupaca 715-258-2372 | DNR.WI.gov The Big Garlic | 1157 Main St., Stevens Point Grazies Italian Grill | 5327 Hwy. 10E, Stevens Point | 715-345-7808 25 SITES 22 Jordan County Park 1903 Cty. Hwy. Y, Stevens Point 715-346-1433 | Co.Portage.WI.US The Landmark | 102 S. Main St., Amherst | 715-824-2200 Green Tea | 1035 Main St., Stevens Point | 715-345-2898 150 SITES 120 Lake DuBay Shores Campground 203040 DuBay Dr., Mosinee 715-457-2484 | DuBayShores.com The Local Goat Company | 141 Cty Rd. KK, Amherst | 715-824-7656 Grit & Grace Family Restaurant | 9679 Western Wy., Amherst | 715-824-4748 72 SITES 66 Guu’s on Main | 1140 Main St., Stevens Point | 715-344-3200 Tiki Beach Bar & Grill | 1126 Cty. Rd. DB, Mosinee | 715-341-2232 Lake Emily County Park 3961 Park Dr., Amherst Junction 715-346-1433 | Co.Portage.WI.US 265 SITES 192 Hilltop Pub & Grill | 4901 Main St., Stevens Point | 715-341-3037 Tokyo Steak House | 1617 Academy Ave., Stevens Point | 715-344-8444 Rivers Edge Campground 3266 Campsite Dr., Stevens Point 715-344-8058 | RiversEdgeWisconsin.com Two Lakes Restaurant | 9915 Two Lakes Rd., Almond | 888-293-0781 54 SITES 54 Jordan Bar & Grill | 5696 State Hwy. 66, Stevens Point | 715-544-6732 Wild West Campground & Corral 9495 Hwy. 54, Amherst 715-824-5112 | WildWestCampground.com King Cone | Multiple locations Wicked Willow LLC | 1137 Main St., Stevens Point | 715-833-1716 LODGING KEY Tent Area Knowlton House Distillery | 204575 Cty. Road DB, Mosinee | 715-693-0099 Wiscow Pizza | 1400 Commerce Pl., Plover | 715-544-6615 Lake or River Access Dump Station Fitness Center Taxi Service Wissota Chophouse | 1117 Center Point Dr., Stevens Point | 715-295-7273 Legacy Family Restaurant | 5110B US-10., Stevens Point | 715-883-1222 Plumbing (Flush Toilets & Showers) Pet Friendly (Additional Fee May Apply) FreeParking Library Café | 501 Michigan Ave. N., Stevens Point | 715-295-7331 The Wooden Chair | 1059 Main St., Stevens Point | 715-341-1133 Electric Sites Free Breakfast Free Wi昀椀 Main Grain Bakery & Eatery | 1009 1st St. Ste. C, Stevens Point | 715-630-1486 Zest Bakery & Coffeehouse | 624 Isadore St., Stevens Point | 715-344-6185 Water Sites Restaurant On-Site Pool Access Playground Area Restaurants that are bolded have expanded listings in the directory. 70 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 Stevens Point Area O昀케cial Visitors Guide | 2024 71

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Featuring the artwork of founder Dr. We make a variety of wines, from TOMORROW RIVER RIVERFRONT ARTS CENTER 715-600-1352 | PCHSWI.org owned shops and restaurants SEE AD, BACK COVER David L. Smith and local artists with 351 Allen St., Amherst traditional grape varietals to fruit DEWEY MARSH STATE TRAIL is a treasure. Many of Portage Curling wines. Come relax in our cozy exhibitions throughout the year. Call 715-824-2739 | CentralWaters.com WILDLIFE AREA The Tomorrow River State Trail is HERITAGE PARK: County’s artists live in and around The Riverfront Arts Center is for hours and more information. tasting room, enjoy wine, cheese, STEVENS POINT CURLING Hiking SEE AD, PG. 24 & 62 6,000-acre complex of meadows a 24-mile trail between the Village this unique community on the always free and open to the public PORTAGE COUNTY crackers, craft beer, and soda. CLUB The 27-mile Green Circle Trail 800 Main St., Stevens Point & marshland, with access off of of Plover and Manawa. 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