Outdoor Sporting Activities
This page is a topical list of activities in and around Norway and Dickinson County. any additional info that you may want for these activities can be found on the "local atttractions" page of this website, or under "Playing".
Sturgeon River Dam boat launch can be accessed at the site by taking U.S. 2 southeast of Vulcan and turning at County 577. Parking available, no charge to launch, no facilities, gravel ramp with steep entry point. Perfect for kayaks, canoes, and small fishing boats.This area of the river is prime for walleye and smallies.
Strawberry Lake: Fishing is allowed. Two, wooden fishing piers are available. Non-motorized boating is allowed at Strawberry Lake near downtown Norway, but there are no official access ramps.
Menomonee River boat launch at Piers Gorge is located off of Hwy 8 just south of Norway. Take the first left turn off Piers Gorge Rd to find the boat launch. Launch is sandy and fairly shallow. Great kayaking/canoeing spot. It's below the rapids.
Lake Antoine County Park, Iron Mtn: Boating, jet-skiing, swimming, kayaking/canoeing, board surfing, wind surfing, etc. Park also features shelters, band shell, playgrounds and camping.
Recreational Biking , Mountain Biking, & Dirt Bike Riding
Fumee Natural Area is located off Route 2, west of Norway on Pine Creek Road.
Strawberry Lake is surrounded by a one mile-walking trail and this trail connects to the City-Wide Loop Trail. See City Trail Map.
Hanbury Park, Norway: east end used for swimming.
Lake Antoine County Park, Iron Mountain : east end used for swimming.
Oak Crest Golf Course: www.oakcrestgolf.com
The Norway Myr, and Strawberry Lake have viewing areas.
With many farms in the area, there are many options to take riding lessons. Fumee allows horseback riding.
The Norway Myr and the continuation of the city loop trail around Norway is primairly asphalt or concrete.
Softball fields exist at Strawberry Lake and Marian Park.
Especially for Kids
Knights Kingdom is wooden play area for the kids located on the south side of Strawberry Lake.
Strawberry Lake skating rink and warming shack are in use near Knights Kingdom.
Free skate rental, city supervised. The shelter is open 3-9 pm weekdays, and 9 am to 9 pm weekends.
Downhill Skiing/Snow Boarding
Norway Mtn is closed for the 2012/13 season.
Handbury Lake, south of Route 2.
Strawberry Lake, north on Main Street, near Knights Kingdom
Please go to the motorized sports link on this page
North Main just west of Strawberry Lake - community sledding hill-free.
Piers Gorge trail, Oak Crest Golf Course, Marion Park, & Fumee Natural area.
Groomed trails at Oak Crest Golf Course. Open daylight hours. Free.