Winter Activities

HIKING

With the Chequamegon and Nicolet National Forests only a few minutes from the resort, Wild Eagle Lodge is your destination for hiking and biking in the Eagle River area. These trails wind around many lakes and waterways, offering a one-of-a-kind outdoor experience. Make sure to pack your camera to capture the scenic beauty.

SKIING

Enjoy all of the natural beauty of Eagle River by cross-country ski. With the Chequamegon and Nicolet National Forests minutes from the resort, Wild Eagle Lodge is your destination for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in Eagle River. These trails wind through dense forests, offering unique views along the way. Whether you are looking for a challenge or just a relaxing afternoon in the woods, there is a perfect trail for you in Eagle River.

SNOWSHOEING

Enjoy all of the natural beauty of Eagle River by snowshoe. With the Chequamegon and Nicolet National Forests minutes from the resort, Wild Eagle Lodge is your destination for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in Eagle River. These trails wind through dense forests, offering unique views along the way. Whether you are looking for a challenge or just a relaxing afternoon in the woods, there is a perfect trail for you in Eagle River. The resort does offer snowshoe rentals.

SNOWMOBILING

The Northwoods of Wisconsin offers more than 500 miles of well groomed and well marked snowmobile trails making us the snowmobile capital of the world. Not only is Wisconsin the birthplace of the snowmobile but Eagle River also hosts the Vintage and World Championship snowmobile races. Eagle River offers a snowmobile museum and hall of fame as well. When you stay at Wild Eagle Lodge you have direct access to the snowmobile trails, parking right outside your lodge home door, a trailer parking lot and a heated snowmobile garage where you can work on your snowmobile if necessary.

HOCKEY

Eagle River offers a hockey arena that hosts youth and adult hockey tournaments and both hockey and ice skating schools. Eagle River is also host to the Labatt Blue USA Pond Hockey National Championships that tends to grow larger every year.

SHOPPING

The Eagle River area offers numerous shops to pick up outdoor gear for your stay as well as souvenirs of the trip.Whether you wish to bring home unique new clothes and jewelry or a piece of Northwoods charm for your mantle, you will certainly find it in downtown Eagle River.

BIRDING

Love bird watching? Wild Eagle Lodge, named after one of the most magnificent raptors commonly sighted at our resort, shares the area with a number of different species of birds. The mix of new and mature forests in the Eagle River area provides an excellent habitat for woodland birds. You’ll have a chance to see a number of other rare birds that make their home in Vilas County. Several area trails and nature areas offer incredibly unique opportunities for bird watching and wildlife viewing.

With its abundance of protected public wild lands, the Eagle River area is a great place to see rare and endangered birds in their natural habitats. Many of these areas can be easily accessed by car or foot. A canoe or kayak can also be useful for up-close investigations of birds and the pristine ecosystems in which they reside.

Recreational Equipment & Gear

Complimentary items include canoes, kayaks, rowboats, and more.

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