Explore Your Limits Miles of groomed trails to discover. FIND OUT MORE No Boundaries Tackle the snow in the back country. FIND OUT MORE Legendary Ice Fishing Break the ice. Go after the catch of the day. FIND OUT MORE Glide Through Nature Immerse yourself in our winter landscape. FIND OUT MORE

Discover The Hidden Gem of the Northwoods!

Nature truly abounds in Phelps! Easily leave work and busy life behind — come enjoy the timeless tradition of
“Up North” vacations. Whatever your outdoor passion, you can do it here 365 days a year!

Surrounded by the unspoiled beauty of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, Phelps sits at the northern boarder of Vilas County, Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. The area is rich in natural resources, and geographical wonders that are readily available to vacationers and residents to enjoy.

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Regardless of the time of year that you choose to visit #PhelpsOnTheLake provides plenty of ways to make the most of your days, whether you chose to spend them On The Lakes, On The Trails, or In The Woods.

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Phelps is proud to partner with so many flourishing small businesses

Eliason Realty of the North, LLC.

Looking to buy or sell property in the Northwoods? You can depend on proven results from our professional team at Eliason Realty. Let us make your real estate dream come true.

Wildwood Outdoor Adventures

Your paddling headquarters in Vilas County! Stop in today to rent or buy standup paddleboards, canoes, kayaks, tubes or wakeboards. Book a guided adventure or fishing tour, paddling lessons, or join us for a yoga on the water class. Be sure to watch our website for upcoming paddle events!



Want to know the best fishing spots in Phelps? How about tips on how to make the most of your time in the woods? Our local experts can answer your questions, offer advice, and help plan your perfect “Up North" experience.



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