Tucked away in this county, you’ll find the stunning Deerskin Lake of 301 acres that holds a maximum depth of 18 feet. The perfect location for a remote lake experience.
The 24-hour hospital, Aspirus Eagle River Hospital, is about 15 miles from the lake, while the main Wisconsin airport, Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport, is less than 30 miles from Deerskin Lake. A great location with close proximity to all essentials.
It can be difficult to catch fish on this lake; however, there are both small and largemouth bass roaming the waters. Canoeing, kayaking, and swimming are popular activities on the water.
Tourist attractions nearby Deerskin Lake include the Northwoods Children's Museum, the Northwoods Petroleum Museum, the Three Lakes Historical Museum, and a local favorite, The Pirates Hideaway. The Pirates Hideaway is family-owned and has sunset cruises that are pirate themed and run through the chain of lakes. Delicious food as well, overall perfect for all ages.
If you’re hungry, there are plenty of restaurants by this lake to satisfy all your cravings. Be sure to check out local favorites, like Lumpy’s Bar and Grill, Sunset Grill, and Tavern on the Loop. All are known for their tasty fresh-caught seafood and waterfront views. Make a reservation at Blue Heron Dining for fine dining and excellent steak and seafood.
Local coffee shops in town are a must for freshly brewed coffee and scones. Deja Brew Coffee and More and Fika Bakery and Coffee are authentic cafes with beautiful outdoor seating available.
Definitely swing by Three Lakes Winery for a wine tasting and cheese plate while you’re at it, just sixteen miles from Deerskin Lake.
Don’t be thrown off by the name; this place has a beautiful natural setting surrounded by roaming deer and clear water!