Lakeview Lodge is located on beautiful Big Hills Lake. It is a wonderful fishing, boating and swimming lake with a hard sand bottom, crystal clear water, all in the heart of Waushara County. The Lodge is just 1-1/2 hours north of Madison, 2 hours north of Milwaukee, 4 hours north of Chicago, and 1-hour north of Wisconsin Dells. This lake side lodge is breathtaking. The 5-bedroom log lodge is hidden in the woods and boasts 28' tall cathedral ceilings in the great room, dining room, and kitchen. It offers 5 bedrooms and a loft with a massive stone fireplace in the great room that compliments the breathtaking view over the lake. The lower level game room has 2 large patio doors that walk out to the lower patio and hot tub area. The game room also has a great view of the lake, wet bar, a full size ping pong table, additional TV, large game table, nice living area & a gas fireplace to take the chill off. Just steps away from the lower patio is the outdoor bonfire pit (fire wood is provided) with lots of seating for your comfort when making s'mores around the fire and watching the stars.
The log lodge features a fully equipped deluxe or equipped with high quality stainless steel appliances including a dishwasher, gas range, large refrigerator and Microwave. Also available for our guests use is a washer & dryer, gas grill, 4 TVs w/ Direct TV, VCR & DVD players, free WIFI, huge wrap around deck w/ outdoor furnishings, swimming raft/water trampoline, private pier, canoe, 2 kayaks and a paddle boat. Lakeview lodge has a nice swimming area with crystal clear water, hard sand bottom and is weed free.
You can bring your motor boat and tie it to our dock or rent a motor boat one at one of our local marinas. Wake hours on Big Hills Lake are 9:30-5:30 daily providing ample time to motor boat during the heart of the day and a quiet evening to enjoy grilling, campfires, kayaking, canoeing and paddle-boating.
Waushara county, “where up north begins” has more than 18 wonderful golf courses with 30 minutes of the lodge. A great biking area with many mapped out routes (available in our arrival book) bike rentals are also available in Wautoma. The area boasts of over 150 miles of fly fishing trout streams. Visit the local Wild Rose DNR Fish Hatchery, it is always a fun and informative activity kids and adults. Great antiquing in nearby Princeton and Waupaca. Princeton is also home to the famous Princeton flea market held every Saturday 8am-noon, mid-April to mid-October at the city square (Princeton is located 30 minutes from the lodge). Many hiking trails including several portions of the acclaimed Ice Age Trail (trail info located in our arrival book). Wisconsin Dells is just a little over an hour away and makes for a great day trip and or rain day activity. Waushara County is also home to many Mennonite and Amish Community’s.... take an afternoon and visit the local Amish bulk food stores, bakery, vegetable stand and or green house. Ice cream and mini golf are located in Wild Rose a 5-minute drive.
Lakeview Lodge is a short 5-mile drive from Nordic Ski Hill where your family can enjoy snowboarding, downhill skiing, cross country skiing and tubing. This ski resort offers runs for all abilities while encompassing a wonderful family atmosphere! Nordic Mountain also has an awesome snow-tubing hill for those who don't ski or snowboard, which is a blast for all ages. Additional nearby ski areas include Granite Peak, 1hr. & 15 min. and Cascade Mountain, 50 min.
Waushara County has 300 miles of wonderful snowmobile trails throughout the county. The area boasts of 96 lakes, so ice fishing is at a premium. The local marinas can outfit you with bait and tackle.
There are also many groomed trails to cross country ski and snow shoe.