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Land Leases Sought by Offroad Group in Juneau County

September 26, 2018

The Greater Mauston Tourism Association (GMTA) is working with leaders from the Wisconsin Offroad 4×4 community (WOHVA and W4WDA). Their goal is to find land opportunities and create an Offroad Group in Juneau County.  Note that these photos were taken on the Rubicon. There is a lot of Juneau County land that is very similar…

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Boat Parade at Waterfest on Castle Rock Lake

Waterfest on Castle Rock Lake

August 17, 2018

Waterfest on Castle Rock Lake is held annually on the first Saturday of August. It’s one of the biggest family week-ends of the year. There are times you go camping to quietly commune with nature in serenity and peace. Well, this ain’t that! This is a fun-filled, social week-end for kids and families. Put down…

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Shopping in Mauston – Art Decor and Gifts

August 17, 2018

Join us as we take a walk down State Street in Mauston to see what kind of gifts, treasures and creativity could be uncovered while shopping in Mauston. Artistic Expressions The perfect stop when local art will make the perfect gift. See what’s hanging on their walls and adorning their corners. For instance young artist, Owen…

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Interior of one of Round Barns of Juneau County spring

The Round Barns of Juneau County

June 11, 2018

Red barns, round barns, family farms and rolling hills are an intrinsic part of the landscape of the Greater Mauston area in Southwest Wisconsin. Drive on any road in any direction and a barn can be spotted. Some of the even more alluring sights are the round barns of Juneau County. Whether you’re a photographer…

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Biking The Elroy-Sparta Bike Trail

Along The Elroy-Sparta State Bike Trail

May 10, 2018

The Elroy-Sparta State Bike Trail The ‘Granddaddy of them all’, the Elroy-Sparta State Bike Trail, this 32-mile bike trail was the first opened ‘Rails to Trails’ conversion in the country. It starts in Elroy and goes through the small but, oh so friendly, communities of Kendall, Wilton and Norwalk, ending, of course, in Sparta. You’ll traverse…

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Hunting in the Greater Mauston Area

March 8, 2018

Want to see more videos like this? Subscribe to our YouTube Channel Turkey hunting, water fowling, or whitetail deer hunting… Hunting in the Greater Mauston Area will not disappoint! Greater Mauston Tourism Association and Outdoor Junkies, a video production company dedicated to the sport of hunting, and supported by many Mauston area locals, are partnering…

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Greater Mauston Cross Country Skiing

February 22, 2018

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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Holiday Train Visits Mauston

November 5, 2017

The Holiday Train visits Mauston again to lift everyone’s holiday spirits. It will chug into Mauston on Monday, December 4th and will come to a safe stop where the track intersects Division St. near Tremont St. The train will arrive promptly at 4:15pm. The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is about 1,000 feet in length with 14 brightly decorated…

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Wild Rice on the Lemonweir River near Mauston, WI

Outdoors Forever Creates A New Lemonweir River Landing

October 9, 2017

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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Wisconsin Canoe and Kayak paddle from Lake Decorah to Mauston | Lemonweir River Series Part 2

September 13, 2017

Find a favorite Wisconsin Canoe and Kayak paddle in our Lemonweir River Series on Canoeing and Kayaking! Lake Decorah, a favorite Wisconsin canoe and kayak trip, and which is actually a flowage of the Lemonweir River, is shallow (maximum depth of 15 feet) and weedy, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t good canoeing or kayaking…

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Paddling the Lemonweir River in Mauston, WI

Paddling The Lemonweir River from Mauston | Lemonweir River Series

August 11, 2017

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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5 Ways Mauston Connects You With Summer … Naturally

July 26, 2017

Greater Mauston offers a great way to connect naturally with the outdoors. Here are are five ways to kick your summer and early fall into high gear. The Elroy-Sparta Bike Trail holds an iconic place in cycling as the first rails-to-trails route in the nation. Three hand-dug train tunnels give this 32-mile ride its unique…

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Boat Bash on Castle Rock Lake Mauston WI

July 12, 2017

  Updated for Boat Bash 2018! Boat Bash The largest on-the-water party in the State of Wisconsin is set to take place Saturday, July 21 (2018 – update). Boat Bash is an annual Customer Appreciation Event put on by Smith II Marine, Castle Rock Marine, and Docking Solutions and usually takes place on either the…

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Biking Juneau County and the Greater Mauston Area

June 6, 2017

Greater Mauston Offers Three Great Biking Experiences In One Great Location Looking for a great place – or better yet, three great places – to spin your spokes? Biking Juneau County Wisconsin / Greater Mauston Area is the right choice for those wanting easy choices and premier bike trails.  Greater Mauston located just off the…

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Spring 2017 Castle Rock Lake Fishing

April 26, 2017

Wisconsin is home to Castle Rock Lake, one of the many beautiful lakes found in the Midwest. Castle Rock Lake, technically a flowage, was created in 1951 and claims some of the best fishing found in Wisconsin. In 2016, Travel Wisconsin named Castle Rock Lake one of the best places to fish in the state of…

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Greater Mauston’s Naturally Connected Brand Takes Musical Flight

June 20, 2016

When Social Energizer began the Where’s Aldo campaign in May of 2016 as a way to promote the Naturally Connected brand of Greater Mauston, we wanted it to be multi-dimensional. What a better way to attract attention new audiences than by having a custom-written song developed for the brand? Better yet, have it written by…

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Win Prizes with Wheres Aldo in Mauston WI

May 24, 2016

Have you been following Mauston’s fun this spring? Did you know you can win prizes with the Wheres Aldo promotion? Weekly winners will receive a Living off the Land pack filled with survival gear that will help you keep in touch with the land. Weekly prizes include a Leatherman-like utility knife, a survival bracelet with…

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The Most Unique Volunteer Opportunity of the Year!

May 2, 2016

Can you donate a few hours to help us grow tourism volunteering in Greater Mauston? We need volunteers to chaperone our life-size standup figure of Aldo Leopold around the county as part of our Where’s Aldo tourism campaign, which begins in May and runs through June. Greater Mauston and Juneau County EDC are joining forces…

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Juneau County Tourism Growth Outpaced State Average in 2015

April 29, 2016

The Juneau County Messenger today, released great news on tourism in the Greater Mauston area. Read the full article below or visit their page to read it there and follow the lively commentary. MAUSTON, WI – The annual economic impact figures released today by the State Department of Tourism show that direct tourism spending in…

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Mauston City Room Tax Committee To Launch New Tourism Brand and Marketing Campaign on May 20th

April 23, 2016

Mauston City Room Tax Committee To Launch New Greater Mauston Tourism Brand and Marketing Campaign on May 20th Unveiling at City Hall to include presentation by Department of Tourism and a customer service workshop the next day The Mauston City Room Tax Committee will enter the 2015 summer tourism season with a new creative brand…

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Juneau County EDC and Greater Mauston JEM Grant Proposal 2016

January 14, 2016

Greater Mauston JEM Grant The Juneau County EDC, the Mauston Room Tax Committee and Social Energizer, LLC are seeking a $40,000 JEM (Joint Effort Marketing) Grant from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism to support a  2016 tourism campaign to promote the Greater Mauston region. We are seeking the support and involvement of at least two…

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Mauston Pumpkin Bash Features Classic Wisconsin Fall Festival

October 4, 2015

Along the Banks of the Scenic Lemonweir River This year’s Mauston Pumpkin Bash will deliver the family fun of one of Wisconsin’s classic small town fall festivals while showcasing the city’s dramatic downtown makeover. Mauston is situated just 20 miles north of Wisconsin Dells and exactly halfway between Chicago and Minneapolis on Interstate 90-94. Beginning at 10 a.m.…

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Mauston – New Lisbon Airport FLY-IN

September 5, 2015

16th Annual Mauston New Lisbon FLY-IN / DRIVE-IN at the Union Airport Saturday, September 1st, 2018 Breakfast served by the Mauston Lions Club from 7 am – 10:30 a.m. Lunch served from 11:30am – 2pm Directions: Ferdon Rd, approximately 1 mile south of New Lisbon. Access to Ferdon Rd from Hwy 12-16 & Hwy 80…

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Kyle Roberts – A Mauston Inspiration

June 22, 2015

An Old Soul And An Up And Coming Musician On a summer day driving down a side street in Mauston you see children playing, homeowners tending to their lawns, and couples strolling by simple houses rich with history. If you look closely you may also spot a young man sitting on the steps of his home, strumming…

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Mauston, WI 53948

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