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Juneau County Rustic Road Lee Rd in fall with turning road

You’re taking a leisurely country drive in Wisconsin and happen upon a Rustic Road Sign.  If you’re anything like me, it is NOT to be resisted. You take the turn and it seldom disappoints.  Juneau County with all its incredible natural beauty hasn’t had a designation– UNTIL NOW! The first Rustic Road route designation has…

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A cave hidden most times of year revealed during Castle Rock Lake Draw Down

Early Spring is the time when the annual Castle Rock Lake draw down takes place. The end of this low water period is near, so pack up the kids and the dog and get on over to Castle Rock Lake in the Greater Mauston area! But first, read a little here on the background of…

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Cross Country Skiing Kennedy Park New Lisbon

The Winter Fun of Cross Country Skiing The unique appeal of Greater Mauston cross country skiing is it’s easy accessibility to nature and all it offers. When the snow flies, the beauty and activities abound. The variety of cross-country trails is astounding. Some trails are tracked for traditional skiing, some groomed for skate-style skiing and…

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Wild Rice on the Lemonweir River near Mauston, WI

A new canoe and kayak landing has been created by Outdoors Forever and made possible with grants from local businesses and associations, including the Greater Mauston Tourism Association (GMTA).  It offers a new way for paddlers to access the Lemonweir River and Lake Decorah through a slough that runs adjacent to the river. Traveling west from…

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Paddling the Lemonweir River in Mauston, WI

The Lemonweir River offers a variety of excursion options upstream and downstream from Mauston as it meanders through the heart of Juneau County before joining up with the Wisconsin River.  The section from Mauston to Lemonweir Mills is a great place to start your exploration of this hidden gem with its meandering path and gentle…

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