Fun & Activities

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 Water Activities

Jack Lake’s clean, clear water and its “no motors” designation make it ideal for swimming and canoeing. You’ll enjoy calm, safe and uncrowded waters on a sandy beach! Jack Lake is also a great place to wet a line. Fishermen enjoy excellent populations of bass, trout, and panfish. The park offers a public boat landing, boat rentals, fishing bait sales and several piers for the shore fisherman. (Remember the operation of outboard motors is prohibited; however, electric motors are legal.)



Outdoor enthusiasts will find many miles of scenic trails to explore which are easily accessible from Veteran’s Memorial Park. The Game Lake Nature Trail meanders through several forest habitats, crosses a floating bog and circles a wilderness lake. The trail is marked and has several access points so hiking distances can vary. The Langlade County Arboretum joins with the nature trail and hosts a variety of native plants for easy viewing. In addition, the Ice Age National Scenic Trail is easily accessible from the park.  Please request a trail guide from the Park Manager.

Mountain Biking

New in late summer of 2017, 8.5 miles of fast and flowing single and double track mountain biking trails have been added to Veterans Memorial Park.  Whether you're a first-time biker or longtime shredder, these trails have something for everyone.  The trail weaves its course through changing scenery of northern hardwood, aspen, and conifer forest types.  The trail also meanders along three undeveloped glacier lakes, wetlands and bogs.  Ask the Park Manager for a trail guide.

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Disc Golf

This challenging 18-hole course features a variety of terrain including open parklands, woods and lakeshore. Discs, supplies, and refreshments are available at the Pro Shop located in the office.

Winter Activities

The park is a trailhead for snowmobiling with access to over 500 miles of groomed trails. Ample parking is available. The Game Lake Nature Trail serves as a challenging snowshoe trail. The Jack Lake Cross Country Ski Trail consists of 10 groomed loops totaling nearly 20 miles designed for the beginner and expert alike.

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