COVID-19: Information for visitors
Updated Dec. 23, 2020
WHAT’S THE SITUATION IN WISCONSIN RIGHT NOW?
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers issued emergency orders requiring face coverings and limiting capacity at public gatherings. Learn more about the emergency orders here.
Rhinelander is located in Oneida County, which is currently in Phase 2 of its Onward Oneida County plan, where many businesses are open with recommended capacity limits of 50%, physical distancing and other best practices. Learn more about the Onward Oneida County plan here.
WHAT DOES THAT MEAN FOR TRAVEL? CAN I COME TO RHINELANDER?
Rhinelander’s lodging properties, restaurants and stores are open to customers but may have restrictions in place. Please check with individual businesses you’re planning to visit to see if they’re open and what measures they have in place.
HOW MANY COVID-19 CASES HAVE THERE BEEN IN RHINELANDER AND ONEIDA COUNTY?
See the latest information from the Oneida County Health Department here.
WILL THE RHINELANDER AREA BE OPEN FOR SNOWMOBILING AND OTHER WINTER SPORTS THIS SEASON?
Our groomers plan to be out when the snow flies and we’re looking forward to a great snowmobiling season. As with any activity, be sure to follow proper safety precautions and social distancing practices.
Our trailside lodging properties have special precautions to ensure your visit is safe and enjoyable. While trailside businesses are open, contact establishments to confirm that they are open and to learn about any special measures they have in place.
ARE RHINELANDER’S PARKS, TRAILS AND OTHER RECREATIONAL AREAS OPEN?
Rhinelander’s recreational trails and parks remain open for use (note that some facilities like playgrounds or bathrooms may be closed). Find more information about recreational options like hiking, biking, ATVing, paddling and fishing here.
State trails and other recreational areas are open. See more information from the WIDNR here.
Lodging, Restaurants, Shopping, Events
ARE RHINELANDER’S LODGING PROPERTIES, RESTAURANTS, STORES AND OTHER BUSINESSES OPEN?
Rhinelander’s lodging properties remain open. Please contact individual properties if you have questions on availability or changes in procedures.
WHAT ABOUT EVENTS?
Many of Rhinelander’s upcoming events have been canceled or postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please contact event organizers for the latest information.
Let’s go Wisconsin – support the state’s travel pledge
Business and health care organizations from across Wisconsin have put together a message encouraging residents and visitors to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by social distancing, wearing a mask and washing their hands.
Travel Wisconsin is also asking those who are considering travel to follow local guidelines and regulations in communities they visit. Learn more about Wisconsin’s Travel Pledge and the #WeAreAllIn initiative.