Berlin Wisconsin, located along the Fox River, is rich in history. Once the highway for French fur traders, Jesuit missionaries and a number of Native American tribes, the river later became a major waterway for residents, businesses and visitors. Today the river offers recreation and family fun in each of the four seasons.
Nestled along the Fox River, only 20 minutes west of Oshkosh, a drive to Berlin will truly offer ample opportunities to relax and refresh in a community that cares. Whether your interests are golf, camping along the Fox, a family day at the Aquatic Center, or maybe just a walk along the Riverside Park River Trail, you will find Berlin is a great place to visit, live, work and play.
Golf at the beautiful Mascoutin Golf Course located just 8 minutes from Green Lake, 27 well groomed holes await to challenge golfers of all abilities.
Berlin’s accessibility to the Fox River provides opportunities for a leisurely day of canoeing, kayaking, boating or fishing. One of the few rivers in the world that runs north, the Fox is truly a sport enthusiast’s paradise. From Berlin, boat anywhere upstream by lockage through the renovated Eureka Locks, locally funded and operated by the Berlin Boat Club. Whether launching your boat at Berlin’s Riverside Park or the Berlin Locks there is no launch fee!
Berlin’s Riverside Park, boasts one of the best campgrounds in the county featuring waterfront sites, electricity, fire pits, baseball fields, playgrounds, disc golf, volleyball courts (and dump station). Enjoy the serenity of the Fox or fish from your campsite. A short walk to Berlin’s historic downtown will delight the inquisitive shopper or diner, as well as the lover of Wisconsin history.
Wildlife abounds as you bike, walk or run the Mascoutin Trail. Twelve miles of paths meander through three counties. With the trail head starting at Berlin, a quiet ride gives you the opportunity to view deer, geese, Sandhill cranes and other critters as you bike to Ripon and Green Lake. Birdwatchers delight in tracking local and migrant species alike.
Summer events for the whole family include the Berlin Fox Festival, Independence Day Berlin Style, Bugle Mouth Bass Fishing Tournament, the Berlin Boat Club Corn Roast and Street Cruzers Car Show.
As the year comes to a close, the Christmas season is met in Berlin with “The Biggest Little Parade in the Valley”. Kick off the joyous Holiday Season with our lighted parade entries and marching bands. Witness the magic as over 100 trees are lit in beautiful Nathan Strong Park. Outdoor winter enthusiasts can enjoy some of the best snowmobiling trails in the county, riding all the way up the Fox River.