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Wilderness On The Lake

Our upscale 108-unit exclusive facility offers a serene retreat unlike anything in the Dells. Imagine being able to get away to a place
where you can enjoy watching the sun rise from your own private four-season room while your children have fun playing at the great indoor and outdoor waterparks Wilderness Resort has become famous for. We’ve created that place at Wilderness on the Lake. All units available with either two or three bedrooms. The property also has its own indoor/outdoor waterpark, private beach, beautiful infinity pool and fire pits to offer you the ultimate opportunity in getting away from life’s hectic pace.

 

indooor_go-kartsNOW OPEN! - INDOOR GO-KARTS

Get Ready to Race Indoors! If you like thrills and excitement, you’ll want to check out our new indoor, two-story Wilderwoods Go-Kart Trail. It is located next door to the Glitter Gulch Arcade in the New Frontier region of the hotel. The 525-foot long course offers a total adrenaline rush as you race with your family and friends around crazy turns and cork screws in one of our 20 electric cars. This attraction is included on the WILD & EXTREME Fun Passes.

Cabanas_OutdoorCabana Retreats Available

Book a poolside cabana in the Wild WaterDome for a relaxing, convenient & cool (A/C) getaway for your group while enjoying your waterpark vacation! Call our reservations team to book one today! Please note, there are a limited number of cabanas available!  
ropes-course

Northern Lights
Indoor Ropes Course

Perched 30 feet above one of our mega arcades! Wearing a full-body safety harness, you’ll climb your way around 42 challenges with varying degrees of difficulty. Walk the tight rope, balance on rickety bridges and brave the balance beams!

Fall_ZipLineExplore More™ Hang Time...

On OUR adrenaline-pumping CANYON ZIP LINE TOUR! Daily tours. Now is your chance to soar through the tree tops over Lost Canyon on the Wilderness Resort's fabulous Wilderness Canyon Zip Line Tour that spans 6 towers and 8+ football fields in length. Reserve your tour today! All tours are weather permitting. Call 608-253-9729, Ext. 4764 to book your tour.
Wild Rock Golf

Enjoy 18 holes of championship golf for amazing rates.

Wild Rock Golf  is the most awarded course in Wisconsin Dells. The greens are expansive, fast and true, and impeccably maintained, with five sets of tees to satisfy scratch golfers to resort guests.
Didn't bring your clubs? No worries, we have beautiful Taylormade and Titleist rental clubs available.
Wilderness Resort Guests receive 15% off golf shop Apparel. *Must show room key or wristband to receive discount. Discount applies to apparel only and does not include any hardgoods or sale items.
Click here to view rates and book tee time online.

Kids Eat Free AprilKids Eat Free at Wild Canyon Cafe With Adult Purchase!

Our guests are special... and so our guests get special deals! Enjoy the bountiful buffet at Wild Canyon Cafe, located in the New Frontier lobby of the Wilderness Resort. Enjoy the savings too, for every adult breakfast or dinner buffet purchased, receive 1 kids' buffet FREE*! Click here for details.
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HAVE A SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN AT THE WILDERNESS RESORT
If your family is looking for some spooktacular Halloween fun, you’ll definitely want to head to the Wilderness this October!...
Learn More
CELEBRATE THE END OF SUMMER WITH US SEPTEMBER 12-14
Are you bummed to see summer coming to an end? Well, Wisconsin Dells may have just the thing to cheer...
Learn More
NEW COCKTAIL MENU UNVEILED
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Learn More
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Now that you’ve turned your calendar to August, are you finding yourself frustrated that you haven’t gotten outside enough this...
Learn More
TIPS FOR TAMING WILD ROCK GOLF CLUB
If you enjoy golfing, we’re hoping that playing our amazing Wild Rock Golf Club is on your “must do list”...
Learn More
YOUNG FAMILY REUNION CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF STAYING AT THE WILDERNESS
By Guest Blogger: Sue Young Ten years ago, my parents approached me about planning a special family reunion with our...
Learn More
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With 540 square feet and space for up to 25 people, our new Eagle’s Nest Cabana is the ideal paradise...
Learn More
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Are you going to be at staying at the Wilderness on Thursday, June 19th or Friday, June 2oth? Do you have...
Learn More
IT’S SUN SAFETY WEEK – HERE IS HOW YOU CAN PROTECT YOURSELF
Summer is finally here, and as America’s largest waterpark resort, we want to make sure that you’re being safe when...
Learn More
FREE & DISCOUNTED TICKETS FOR OUR GUESTS BECAUSE WE APPRECIATE YOU!
Great news! Beginning Friday, May 23, 2014 and running through Monday, September 1, 2014, we want to give you something...
Learn More
WILDERLAND MOVIES ADD AN ELEMENT OF FUN TO YOUR STAY
There’s no better way to end a summer day than to spread out a blanket on the grass, and watch...
Learn More
AND THE WINNER OF OUR MOTHER’S DAY CONTEST IS…
Wow, we knew all moms were special before we started this contest but now we have proof! The response to...
Learn More
MAY IS NATIONAL WATER SAFETY MONTH: PLAY IT SAFE – WATER SAFETY TIPS
Did you know that May is Water Safety month? As America’s largest waterpark resort, we thought this provided us with...
Learn More
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The construction crews have cleared out and we are excited to announce that the new Klondike Boardwalk opened on Monday,...
Learn More
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We think moms are awesome! Each and every day they do amazing things to make us feel great about ourselves...
Learn More
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Next time you’re at the Wilderness, make sure you bring a hearty appetite to our Wild Canyon Café. Why? Because...
Learn More
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Learn More
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Learn More
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Did you know that when you submit a comment card recognizing a Wilderness employee or a manager for a job...
Learn More
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Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to let your sweetie know how special they are to you, and how much...
Learn More
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Are you ready to explore some fun and amazing new attractions and amenities at the Wilderness Resort in 2014? Here’s...
Learn More
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By guest blogger: Theresa from Greenfield, WI With just under a year to plan the wedding of our dreams, I...
Learn More
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Learn More
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Learn More
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Learn More
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Learn More
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Learn More
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Learn More
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Learn More
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By guest blogger: Kim from  Salem, WI One  It is one day until the BIG day. Every emotion is running...
Learn More
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Learn More
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A guest blog by Bridget, Leader of Girl Scout Troop 3019 of Milwaukee Our family is a huge fan of...
Learn More
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By Guest Blogger Jim from Bolingbrook, Il My first trip to the Wilderness was totally unplanned…a whim!  I had a...
Learn More
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Thinking of hosting a golf outing for your company, association or charity? Our award-winning Wild Rock Golf Club is the...
Learn More
EVER WONDER WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A WILDERNESS LIFEGUARD?
Being a lifeguard may appear to be an easy job. You know the stereotype: Sitting in a chair, catching some...
Learn More
WILDERNESS TERRITORY UPGRADES ITS WI-FI SERVICE
Great News! The Wilderness Territory just completed upgrading our WI-FI service. This means if you are a guest staying at...
Learn More
WILDERWORD WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
The Wilderness management team would like to thank everyone for entering our WilderWords contest. It was a lot of fun...
Learn More
BEAR FOOT ISLAND SPRAYGROUND – NOW OPEN!
Last year, we catered to dare devils with the addition of the Lunar Loop and Cosmic Drop extreme thrills slides....
Learn More
HAPPY NATIONAL GOLF DAY – WILD ROCK IS OPENING SOON!
Today is National Golf Day, and so we thought it would be a great time to let everyone know that...
Learn More
VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE WILDERWORD TODAY!
The Wilderness would like to thank all of those enthusiastic fans out there who submitted a WilderWord video to our...
Learn More
J1 PROGRAM BRINGS WORKERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Have you ever noticed all of the culturally diverse employees working at the Wilderness? This is partially because since 2002,...
Learn More
HOW DO YOU DESCRIBE THE WILDERNESS? TELL US AND YOU COULD WIN A GETAWAY!
We realize that our resort means a lot of things to a lot of different people. That’s why we’ve created...
Learn More
LET THE SUN SHINE IN
On any given day, we hear from countless guests about how much they love hanging out in the Wild WaterDome...
Learn More
ICE FISHERMEN A WELCOME SIGHT ON LAKE DELTON
On these chilly winter days, guests at Wilderness on the Lake who look outside their windows are likely to catch...
Learn More
NEW DELI TO GO LINE UNVEILED IN WATERPARK QUICK-SERVICE DINING AREAS
You asked for healthier quick foods on your Wilderness comments cards, and we listened! Our talented team of chefs has...
Learn More
WHY WE CHOSE THE WILDERNESS FOR OUR WEDDING
Special Guest Blog Post by: Newlywed Katie from Brookfield, WI Patrick and I selected the Wilderness to host our wedding...
Learn More