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Limited access to this private, members only club is available only to those with lodging reservations at either The American Club® or Inn on Woodlake with a purchased entry pass. River Wildlife is not open to the general public. Advance reservations are required for dining and activities.

 

The 500-acre wilderness preserve is maintained in a natural state to preserve native vegetation and wildlife.  Many miles of woodland trails and the meandering Sheboygan River provide abundant opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Please contact River Wildlife at 920-457-0134 with any questions or to assist you with making reservations.

 

Self-Guided River Fishing
Some of the best fishing in the state is available in the fall and spring as trout and salmon make their way upstream on the Sheboygan River. Anglers must provide their own fishing gear and applicable licenses. Maps of the property are available at the resorts front desk areas or at River Wildlife Lodge. 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 river.
Individual entry pass $29
Family entry pass $58



Tactical Pistol & Rifle Course – Available Year-Round
This activity can be tailored to fit groups up to 10 people, can focus on pistols, rifles or for the best experience, a combination of the two. Shooters will engage stationary steel targets from 10- 200+ yards when combining pistols & rifles into the same course. The rifle aspect will consist of shooting small caliber .223 rifles with very little recoil, while the pistol shooting will be done with 9mm firearms. All firearms and ammunition will be provided. Shooting activities will be conducted in a safe, controlled environment accompanied by River Wildlife personnel. Lodging reservations at The American Club or Inn on Woodlake are required for non-members prior to making reservations for the tactical pistol & rifle course.
Tactical Range Rental (per shooter)   $50
Pistol/Rifle Rental (per shooter)   $25
Pistol Ammunition  (20 round box)   $40

Rifle Ammunition  (50 round box)   $25

Ammunition prices are subject to change with market value.


Campsites – Complimentary and available to members of River Wildlife only.
Four primitive and rustic wilderness campsites have been established along the trails for picnics or overnight use. Call the Lodge to make reservations for a campsite.

Self-Guided Hiking (Year-round)
Miles of winding trails of varied terrain are maintained in a natural state for the preservation of native vegetation. Maps of the trails are provided. 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.
Individual entry pass $29
Family entry pass $58
Complimentary for members of River Wildlife
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Canoe/Kayak Rentals (May through August) Not intended for young children. Reservations available from 8am–1:30pm
Enjoy an exhilarating adventure paddling the rambling Sheboygan River in one of our two-person canoes or single-person kayaks. River Wildlife personnel will transport you to the launch site to start your journey. This invigorating trip takes about 2 hours and requires average physical stamina. Lodging reservations at The American Club or Inn on Woodlake are required for non-members prior to making reservations for canoeing or kayaking.

Member canoe rental $70
Member kayak rental $50

Resort guest canoe rental $100
Resort guest kayak rental $60


Youth Air Rifles (April–August) Ages 8–12 with Adult Supervision. Reservations available from 8am–3pm.
An air rifle, targets and ammunition is provided. Lodging reservations at The American Club or Inn on Woodlake are required for non-members prior to making reservations for air rifles.
$20 per rifle

Pheasant Hunting (Mid-September–Early Spring, weather permitting) 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 $85
Guide & dog $180
Pheasant $30/bird
Chukar $24/bird

Member gun rental $25
Resort guest gun rental $25

Ammunition market price

Self-Guided Cross-Country Skiing (Weather-permitting)
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 not available for cross country skiing at River Wildlife.
Individual entry pass $29
Family entry pass $58
Complimentary for members of River Wildlife

Self-Guided Snowshoeing (Weather permitting)
Experience Kohler's winter wonderland on trails located at the Sports Core or River Wildlife. Snowshoe rental is available at the Sports Core; 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 River Wildlife’s trail system. Snowshoe rental equipment is not available at River Wildlife.

Individual entry pass $29
Family entry pass $58
Complimentary for members of River Wildlife

Cancellations of reservations must be received 24 hours in advance to avoid penalty. Activities are subject to change and cancellation due to weather conditions.