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Address: Rhinelander, WI
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Fall foliage reflections

View across the lake was gorgeous and the reds and yellows of the maples were reflected in the lake. A very peaceful spot with great places to walk and sit and look at the lake.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 8, 2015
Anne D
Wautoma, Wisconsin
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Wautoma, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

View across the lake was gorgeous and the reds and yellows of the maples were reflected in the lake. A very peaceful spot with great places to walk and sit and look at the lake.

Thank Anne D
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

weather was great, accommadations fine. fishing was dependent on the amount of boat traffic so mornings and evenings where best

Thank dabbler2015
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Peaceful lake. So many trees surround lake, it's hard to see the homes (which is nice). The Lake is large so can find out of the way bays to fish even during the day with people are skiing. This is a perfect lake to jump on a pontoon boat and take it all it. Beautiful.

Thank Steve B
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Lake Thompson is a beautiful northern Wisconsin lake. It's not overcrowded and is also a good lake for fishing for everything from panfish to Muskie.

1 Thank hodag
Hales Corners, Wisconsin
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51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We have been on this lake many times when we stayed at Holiday Acres in Rhinelander. It is a very nice lake for boating and swimming. I don't fish, but many people fish on Lake Thompson and are quite successful. The area around Lake Thompson is lovely and it is a very relaxing and pleasant place to be. Lots of... More 

2 Thank Karen N
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Fishing is good. Weekends have a lot of other activity on the lake. Better to fish early or late. Not crowded during the week. Winter ice fishing is good too

1 Thank badwolf1961
Petoskey, Michigan
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337 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

this is a good fishing lake.make sure you fish sunup till 10 or after six in the evening. from 10AM till after 6PM the lake is crazy with boaters, watercraft etc. We worked the small drop offs near shore and caught a lot of small mouth bass and two walleye. We left them there for you to catch. they will... More 

2 Thank Dan K
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Lake is beautiful, but drowing out the sounds of the loons are kids screeming on resort beaches and boats pulling skiiers and tubers. Even night fishing was tough. Dark lake so ideally you would want to fish the day but boat pressure negatively affected the ability to do so. No luck on the musky with spinners or suckers.

1 Thank Wisco F
Kankakee, Illinois, United States
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

We loved the lake, the comfortable little cottage,magnificent views, the atmosphere and the many nearby activities.

2 Thank Don L
Marion , Ia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

Everything . A great place to stay. Everyone was very friendly. Room was very nice clean and bright.

2 Thank Vern H

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