Northwoods Recreation

Relaxation and Recreation at the Carlin Lake Lodge

Presque Isle, also known as "Wisconsin's Last Wilderness", located in northern Vilas County, offers visitors an abundance of outdoor recreational activities all four seasons of the year.

Our spring and summer months offer a wide range of enjoyable activities. Fish out numerous nearby lakes and streams that boast some of the finest fishing in the Northwoods. The world famous Sylvania Wilderness Tract is nearby with over 21,000 acres of untouched wilderness and beauty.

If you are looking for other summer activities, how about golf, tennis, horseback riding, campfires or biking and hiking on one of the areas newest trails. Water sports such as canoeing, kayaking, swimming, boating, sailing and yes, even snorkeling or scuba diving, are all available within a short distance from Carlin Lake Lodge.

Winter offers the finest in snowmobiling, ice fishing, snowshoeing, cross country and downhill skiing. Snowmobile right from our doorstep to hundreds of miles of well groomed trails. This region provides a true wilderness riding experience as trails meander through vast, peaceful stretches of pine and hardwood forest and around numerous lakes.

Only 30 miles away awaits the Midwest's finest downhill skiing. Powderhorn, Blackjack, Indianhead and Whitecap ski mountains invite you to experience the thrills of their excellent facilities.

Fall is a magnificent time of year, as the area is ablaze with a blanket of brilliant color offering limitless breathtaking sightseeing possibilities. This is also the time of year to experience the excitement of Northern Wisconsin hunting, from the abundant grouse and other small game to bear and the trophy whitetail deer. Excellent trophy musky and walleye fishing also top the list of fall favorites.

If solitude and relaxation is your goal, you need not leave the Carlin Lake Lodge's private peninsula during your vacation. Cozy up in front of one of our massive field stone fireplaces or find a quiet bench on the grounds next to our beautiful lakefront. Rest assured your stay at the Carlin Lake Lodge will be a pleasant one.


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Carlin Lake Lodge
7500 County Road P
Presque Isle, WI 54557
(715) 686-2255