Oconto County Tourism

Oconto, WI
Welcome to Oconto County

Every destination has its one claim to fame. Ours is fishing, especially Walleye fishing off the western shore of the Bay of Green Bay in Oconto County. We describe it this way: there are two premier Walleye fisheries in the US: one is Lake Erie, and the other is right here on the Bay of Green Bay. We have testimonial after testimonial from pros and amateurs alike attesting to the "great" fishing here. Many Lake Michigan walleyes are absolutely huge, and when the summertime bite gets going, especially in the Bay of Green Bay, expect numbers of them.

With over 1,050 square miles are crisscrossed with networks of trails devoted to meeting your expectations for fun and recreation. Hundreds of miles of ATV and snowmobile trails will transport you to your vacation destination. Clearly marked and well groomed cross-country ski trails let you swoosh through the Nicolet National Forest and Machickanee County Forest. These trails provide an excellent path to adventure as summer biking and hiking trails. Well-organized local trail-use clubs take great pride in the maintenance and mapping of the trail systems.

  • 180,000 acres public lands
  • 475 miles of snowmobile trails
  • 450 miles of ATV trails
  • 341 miles of trout streams
  • 58 lakes with public access
  • 8 golf courses
  • 98 miles of hiking and biking trails
  • 50 miles cross country ski trails

Consider this your invitation to experience all of Oconto County's abundant resources. Enjoy the wildlife, the scenery, and friendly communities. Whatever you choose as your favorite pastime, Oconto County has a trail system, with nearby accommodations, to satisfy your quest for adventure. While you are here, enjoy our museums and historical sites, unique shops and galleries, and community festivals.

Oconto County is the place for you to build or expand your business!

  • Community Development and Technology Development Tax Credits
  • Aggressive development finance incentives
  • Available trained workforce
  • Cooperative local governments

Learn more at ocontocounty.org

Oconto County Tourism
1113 Main St.
PO Box 43
Oconto, WI 54153
(920) 834-6969
NOTE: Prices/rates subject to change without notice.
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