Visit Phelps, Wl, and enjoy hunting, fishing, swimming, boating, camping, mountain biking, hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, snowmobiling, and so much more!

Fishing in Vilas County

Outdoor Family Fun

Whatever your desire, you’ll find outdoor activities for the whole family in Phelps, Wisconsin! A special Northwoods community surrounded by the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest with an abundance of freshwater lakes…
Downtown Phelps WI

Locally Owned Businesses

Phelps is a dynamic, forward-looking community blessed with a variety of dedicated organizations and locally owned businesses that provide essential services, vacation rentals, lodging, and dining with a focus on exceptionally friendly service…
Phelps Maple Syrup Fest

Special Events Year Round

Phelps, WI features year-round special events with big time fun including the Phelps Maple Syrup Fest, the extraordinary small town 4th of July celebration, Phelps Scarecrow Fest, the Midwest Musky Classic and more…

2015 Musky Classic Results

09 Oct

What a Weekend For Musky Hunters!   Steve Scherbert with his 42″ registered on Friday on Big Sand Lake.     The 35th Annual Midwest Musky Classic has come to an end, and what a weekend it was! The tournament kicked off on Friday with six muskies registered for the day. The weather couldn’t have […]

Scarecrow Fest a Big Hit!

07 Oct

Scarecrows, Pumpkins & More! The Women’s Club knocked it out of the park again this year with a great day of fall fun all throughout downtown Phelps. There were many interesting vendors, selling everything from Phelps on the Lake shirts (that’s us!) to locally made maple syrup, handcrafted jewelry, and much much more. The event […]

1st Annual Twin Tri Results

27 Aug

Phelps Holds 1st Annual Twin Triathlon On August 22nd, the first Twin Triathlon took place in Phelps. The event included a paddle on North Twin Lake, followed by a bike and run on country roads and the Vista Lakes Biking Trails. Competitors of all experience levels faced quite the challenge on the water, as 15 […]

Register for the 35th Annual Midwest Musky Classic!

26 May

Accepting Registration for the 35th Annual Phelps Midwest Musky Classic Come catch the big one in Phelps, Wisconsin this fall! 2015 will mark the 35th anniversary of the annual Midwest Musky Classic, held on the first weekend of October every year. The tournament takes place on North Twin, South Twin, Lac Vieux Desert, and Big […]

Where Yesterday Meets Tomorrow

23 May

2015 Phelps 4th of July Parade Preparations are under way for the annual Phelps Independence Day Celebration that will be held from 3:00 p.m. to  11:00 p.m. on July 4th. The festivities will kick off with a parade through downtown, which any local business, organization, or individual is welcome to create a float to include. […]

Phelps Summer Saturdays – Farmers Market with a View!

22 May

Phelps Farmers Market Accepting Vendors The Phelps Farmer’s Market will officially open for the season on July 4th, 2015 and will be held every Saturday, starting at 9:00 a.m.. The market is located on the corner of Highway 17 in Phelps, next to Barefoot Marine. Visitors can shop fresh fruits and vegetables, organic products, locally […]

Town Board Candidates Share Their Excitement for Phelps!

26 Mar
Phelps Town Board Candidates

Spring is upon us here in the Northwoods, and we are all looking forward to the sunny days of summer. We are also eagerly anticipating progress towards and news of the downtown revitalization efforts, and the Town Board candidates are no different! In fact, the spirit and enthusiasm of these individuals was both informative and […]

Remote Control Toy Demos in Phelps

23 Mar
Toy Demos in Phelps

Maple Syrup Fest Featuring Remote Control Toy Demos! Pictured above is Chris Holperin, manager of the remote control department of Eagle Craft & Hobby in downtown Eagle River. Holperin and his remote control items including quad copters, cars and planes will be featured at the Phelps Maple Fest craft fair on Saturday, April 11 at the Phelps […]