Pinewood Lodge and Condominium is a resort with a long exciting history of northwoods vacationing that dates back over 75 years!
The Packers Played Here
According to the Rhinelander daily news, The Green Bay Packer's held a week long training camp in Rhinelander over 73 years ago--August, 1935! The Rhinelander daily news wrote daily articles on the Packers practices (held at the high school)--the team and there wives stayed at Sam Johnson's Pinewood Resort, now Pinewood Lodge!
Three future NFL Hall of Famers took part in the Rhinelander Training Camp. Quarterback Arnie Herber, fullback Clarke Hinkle with Curly Lambeau--during their down time at the Pinewood resort, according to the articles, the team would play horseshoes, cards, shuffleboard and would swim in Lake Thompson. Story By: Newswatch 12 Sports Director Matt Thompson
Pinewood Lodge prides itself on maintaining a family outdoor vacation establishment that encourages you to discover the outdoors and all of its beauty!
Pinewood is a four season resort, reservations for the summer fill up fast so call to reserve your week today! And don't forget to visit in the off-season and enjoy the best value for your money--try some cold weather outdoor activities: snow-shoeing, snow mobiling, ice-skating, sleding and ice fishing!
Pinewood Lodge is located just a few miles east of Rhinelander. From Hwy. 51, turn east on Hwy 8. From Hwy 45, turn west on Hwy 8. From Hwy 8 take Hwy 17 North.Turn East on North Shore Drive 2.5 miles to Lake Thompson Road, turn South and follow the signs to Pinewood Lodge. The office address is 3543 Lake Thompson Rd., Rhinelander WI 54501.