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Putnam Township, with its natural recreation and gaming areas, offers endless opportunities for enjoying the outdoors. Add a couple of lake chains and you won’t miss anything that every season has to offer. Here you’ll find nature, wildlife, scenery, and possibly, your soul.

If staying fit and taking in a beautiful landscape at the same time, sounds like the perfect way to spend a day, Putnam is the place to do it! With an extensive network of trails, you'll always find a new place to explore.

IMG_6590With two chains of lakes located within the Township, the possibilities for water fun are endless. Skiing, swimming or just floating on a pontoon - all are just moments away from wherever you are in the Township.

Putnam Township is home to many excellent fishing lakes. Bluegill, bass, crappie, pike, sunfish and stunning sunrises all await the keen angler.

Enjoy a leisurely ride on scenic trails right here in the Township. Beginners and experienced equestrians alike will find year round riding opportunities.

With a play structure, swings and slides, Unity Park, located inside the Township Square, offers kids hours of fun. Picnic tables and mature trees can be found throughout the Square - which hosts community events throughout the year.

golfLooking to perfect your swing?  Look no further. Putnam Township is home to three golf courses, Whispering Pines, Timber Trace and Rush Lake Hills.  All are surrounded by the beauty of Mother Nature.

For those who enjoy taking part in the rich hunting tradition of the Putnam area, your options are numerous, with many private clubs and state gaming areas to choose from. 

Try one of our hiking trails after a snowfall, and see the undisturbed beauty of the winter season. Many of the area’s trails are open all year long, and frost has a charm all its own.

bikeThe Potawatomi Trail offers over 17 miles of mountain biking trails, from fast and flowy to steep, technical climbs. For a smoother ride, try the Lakelands Trail, which runs east to west through the Township.

slippersHave you found yourself working from home, like so many others? Without having to worry about a commute - live where you want to! Enjoying the rural beauty of our Township, is a great way to spend your lunch hour.

pradaA list of things to do in Putnam Township wouldn’t be complete without a nod to the Hamlet of Hell. Stop by for some ice cream, a sandwich or to play a round of mini golf. There’s even a wedding chapel in Hell, for those looking for an unusual venue. Stop by for a couple of hours - no need to sell your soul!

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