The history of Phelps goes back to the fur trading and logging days of the 18th and 19th centuries. Today, it is a growing, forward-looking community with an abundance of natural resources for visitors to enjoy. Leave the stresses of everyday life behind! Nestled in the beautiful Nicolet National Forest, Phelps offers fishing on some of the best lakes in northern Wisconsin and snowmobiling on countless miles of forest trails. Or, just sit back and enjoy a beautiful sunset over the water. Come to Phelps to play or just relax—you decide!