Water Activities

Waupaca county is home to 240 lakes, and 79 rivers to explore. Discover all of the water activities from Kayaking to Skiing and fishing to swimming, right below.

Kayak, Paddleboard, Canoe Rentals & Marinas

Phone: 715.258.0775

Address: 106 S. Main Street Waupaca, WI 54981

Adventure Outfitters is your one stop resource for outdoor fun and activity. We rent and sell stand-up paddle boards, kayaks, bicycles and more!  We also offer guided and self-guided kayak, stand-up paddleboard and tubing trips. Visit our store for all your outdoor gear needs.

Phone: 715.258.9015

Address: E1208 CR-Q, Waupaca, Wisconsin, WI 54981

Becker Marine was established in 1949 and is a dealer in Harris Floatboat and Evinrude motors. We also rent pontoon boats, kayaks, canoes and ski boats.

Phone: 715.258.2612

Address: E1171 County Road Q  Waupaca, WI 54981

Dings Dock is the Home of the Famous Crystal River Canoe Trips! Come take a Canoe Trip for some summer fun!

Phone: 715.258.2612

Address: E1171 County Road Q  Waupaca, WI 54981

Welcome to Taylor Lake Marine. We are a Full-Service Marina on the Chain O Lakes next to the Clear Water Harbor Waterfront Restaurant.


South Park (Upper) offers our largest shelter, grilling areas, restrooms, electric, water, playground equipment, picnic area, flower beds, sand beach area with supervised swimming, bathhouse, diving dock and kiddie dock.

Phone: 715.258.4435

Address: 921 S. Main Street, Waupaca, WI 54981

Hartman Creek offers a sand beach with swimming area. Kayak, canoe, paddleboard, and peddleboat rentals are available. Trails are also avalible for hiking, mountain biking, snowshoeing, XC skiing an equestrian.

Phone: 715258.2372

Address: N2480 Hartman Creek Road Waupaca, WI 54981

The Marl Lake swimming dock, part of Hartman's Creek state park, offers a lesser known swimming area in beautiful Marl Lake. A Wisconsin State park pass is required to use this park.

Phone: 715.258.2372

Address: Marl Lake, Upper Chain O' Lakes


Join us on our historical hour and a half narrated tours through Waupaca's crystal clear chain of lakes. Choose from either our Double Decker Authentic Sternwheeler: Chief Waupaca, or the Lady of the Lakes Motor Yacht for your private charter or public narrated tour.

Phone: 715.258.2866

Address: N2757 Cty. Hwy QQ- Waupaca, WI 54981


A local fishing supply shop that also offers bow hunting equipment.

Phone: 715.258.2514

Address: E1545 County RD Q Waupaca, WI 54981


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