Winter Adventures

Recreation activities abound in and around The Village of Kohler.

Cross-Country Skiing at River Wildlife

Head off on miles of ski trails winding through woodlands and meadows. Lodging reservations at The American Club or Inn on Woodlake are required for non-members as well as the purchase of an entry pass for access to the trail system. Rental equipment is available at The American Club for a nominal fee; limited availability.
Individual entry pass $28
Family entry pass $56


Ice Skating at The Shops at Woodlake Kohler

Enjoy the beauty of the Kohler winter landscape and a day of fun on the frozen surface of Wood Lake. Bring your skates and enjoy the amenities including benches at lake's edge, rubber mats for safety, early evening lighting and music on weekends (weather permitting). For skate rentals please contact the front desk at the Inn on Woodlake, 920-452-7800; limited availability. 

Bavarian Curling & Bowling on Ice at The American Club

November through March in the Gazebo Courtyard
Bring a group and enjoy some unique winter sports in the courtyard of The American Club. Bavarian Curling and Bowling on Ice is available for corporate groups, private parties and resort guests over the age of 10. Group reservations require a 48-hour advance booking, but resort guests can play free every Friday and Saturday from 2-5pm. The courtyard is mostly protected from the wind, and participants can stay warm with patio heaters and viewing areas in the courtyard walkways and the adjacent Greenhouse.
$250 for 2 hours; $50 for each additional hour
Reservations: Resort Guests should contact The American Club concierge at (920) 457-8000, ext. 55180. Corporate Groups should contact Group Sales at (920) 451-2169. 

Ice Fishing

With the whipping winter winds comes an abundance of frozen inland lakes and ponds in the Sheboygan County area. Crystal Lake, Elkhart Lake, Sheboygan Marsh and Little Elkhart Lake are the sites for the January "Four Lakes Fisheree" (weather permitting). Please contact the concierge at The American Club to set up a fishing guide. 

Self-Guided Snowshoeing (Weather permitting)

Experience Kohler's winter wonderland on the trails at Sports Core or River Wildlife. Snowshoe rental is available at the Sports Core ($15 for 4 hours, $25 for up to 8 hours); limited availability. Lodging reservations at The American Club or Inn on Woodlake, as well as the purchase of an entry pass, are required for access to the River Wildlife trails.
Individual entry pass $28
Family entry pass $56

Pheasant Hunting

Mid September to Early Spring at River Wildlife. Reservations available at 9am or 1pm.
One of the Midwest’s premier shooting clubs offers upland bird hunting in a variety of terrains. Our three hunt fields are planted with native prairie grasses and annual cover crops. Situated along the river and woods, they provide a challenging workout for both hunters and their dogs. All hunters must be experienced. Expert guides, dogs and equipment are available. Lodging reservations at The American Club or Inn on Woodlake are required for non-members as well as the purchase of a hunting pass prior to making reservations.
Individual Hunt Pass $70
Guide & Dog $165
Pheasant $28.50 each
Chukar $23.50 each
Member gun rental $15
Resort guest gun rental $18
Ammunition $20

Trapshooting

Clay targets hurtle away at 45-degree angles and varying heights offering a valuable warm–up before a pheasant hunt or providing novice/beginners with a great opportunity to learn basic shooting skills. Trapshooting can also be a fun, competitive activity for larger groups. Lodging reservations at The American Club or Inn on Woodlake are required for non-members prior to making reservations for trapshooting.
Member round of 25 targets $16
Member gun rental $15
Ammunition $12.50
Resort guest round of 25 targets $21
Resort guest gun rental $18

Five-Stand Sporting Clays

Year Round at River Wildlife. Reservations available from 8am–3pm.
A compact 5-stand course provides an invigorating workout for the experienced shooter. Each station simulates different wild game as it’s being flushed: “running rabbit,” “springing teal,” etc.. Lodging reservations at The American Club or Inn on Woodlake are required for non-members prior to making reservations for 5-stand shooting.
Member round of 25 targets $20
Member gun rental $15
Ammunition - $12.50
Resort guest round of 25 targets $26
Resort guest gun rental $18