Local Tourism

Nestled near the center of the Oconto River Valley, below Suring Hill lies the Village of Suring with a population of more than 500 people. Suring is located on the 45th parallel halfway between the North Pole and the equator. Riverside Memorial Park at the north end of the village offers a rest area; picnic facilities; playground; boat landing for access to the Oconto River. Running through the center of the village is the Nicolet Recreational Trail, the main multi-use trail through the county for ATV’s and snowmobiles.  A full paper copy of the Oconto County Discovery Guide is available for request by clicking here.

Nicolet Recreational Trail runs through several small communities, including Suring, from Gillett in Oconto County to the Michigan state line. A parking area with access to the trail is available next to the Village Hall near State Highway 32. All-terrain vehicles, walking, biking, horeseback riding and winter activities are allowed on the trail. For snowmobile or ATV/UTV trail conditions click here.

Nicolet Recreational Trail

Check out the Red Maple Country Club for a round of 18 holes.  It was recently named the 7th most difficult golf course in Northeast Wisconsin. The course features 6,141 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. The course rating is 74.6 and it has a slope rating of 141. Designed by Robert M. Lohmann, ASGCA, the golf course has been in existence since 1963. Located at 501 Golf Course Road or call (920) 842-2553.

Red Maple Country Club

Need a family night out? Head down to the Brooklyn Lanes (formerly Suring Lanes) to bowl a couple strikes. Bring the family or just some friends to throw a couple games. Located at 235 Peshtigo Brook Road or call (920) 842-3249.

Bowling ball and pins

Peshtigo Brook State Wildlife Area is a 2,373 acre property located in Oconto County. This area has extensive sedge meadows interspersed with dry oak, pine, and aspen forests.  The Peshtigo Brook Wildlife Area offers many recreational opportunities including birding, cross country skiing, hiking and wildlife viewing.

The Peshtigo Brook Wildlife Area is north of Suring. Take Hawthorn Rd from Pipeline Road to a parking area on the southwest corner of the property. Click here for a map!

Peshtigo Brook State WLA

Historic Attractions

The Boarding House is a “frontier style” boarding house/saloon that was built the year the Chicago and Northeastern Railroad was cutting a line through the virgin pine forest from Gillett, WI to Wabeno, WI. It first served as a boarding house for the railway construction workers and later for the crews and lumberjacks who began to harvest the region. The building was constructed by a Menominee Indian from the nearby Menominee reservation in 1896.

Boarding House

The Round Barn was built in 1916 East of Suring. The Barn has12 sides, a red metal vertical siding, no cupola, sectional cone roof, large dormer on the South. The barn is still in very good condition.

Round Barn

Parks

Riverside Memorial Park is right on Highway 32 at the West side of the village - where you can take a walk across the Oconto River onto a boardwalk through nature's wetlands.

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Veteran's Memorial Park, home to one of the Badger State Tractor Pulls coming up on August 9th, 2014.

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Waters

Grab your fishing pole and catch a meal of delicious trout in the Oconto River at Riverside Park or hit the near by Lakes for a day of relaxation. All within 10 miles of Suring includes, Anderson Lake, White Lake,  Kelly LakeChristie Lake, and White Potato Lake.

Don't have a boat? Stop at Yancy Power Sports and rent a pontoon. Located at 9126 White Lake Road in Suring. Call to reserve your boat at (920) 842-2510 today!

Need Bait???? Stop in at Wichman's BP on Main Street or Rhode's Oasis at 10779 Wisconsin 32.

Kelly Lake