2018 Juneau County

44 | Hidden Valleys of Southwest Wisconsin Four Seasons Visitor’s Guide JUNEAU COUNTY Worth a Closer Look | juneaucounty.com Welcome to Juneau County Don’t Miss... In May • Camp Douglas Armed Forces Days • Wonewoc Old Fashion Days In June • Elroy Fair In July • New Lisbon’s Wa Du Shuda Days • Lyndon Station’s ParkFest In August • Waterfest Venetian Lights Boat Parade • Hustler’s Hustlerfest • Juneau County Fair In September • The Juneau County Fly-In/Drive-In In October • Mauston Pumpkin Bash Plus many more events throughout the year. Check juneaucounty.com often to see what’s going on! Photo Credit: Gail Boehm From the rigors of your labor to the rivers and the lakes, from work to the woods, or your business to your backpack, it’s only minutes away in Juneau County. We invite you to explore Juneau County. We know you’ll find a reason to stay for a day, a week, or a lifetime. Juneau County offers nourishment for the soul, so let the adventures begin! n EASY ACCESS Geographical diversity is a hallmark of Juneau County with each community’s unique and beautiful landscape. Interstate 90/94 provides immediate access to Lyndon Station, Mauston, New Lisbon, and Camp Douglas. State Highways 21, 80, and 82 reach into the communities of Necedah, Elroy, Wonewoc, Union Center, Finley, and Sprague. The Village of Hustler is only a short distance from Camp Douglas via County Highway H, while Highway 173 takes you to Mather. n CAMPGROUNDS AND PARKS Half of Juneau County is forested, and about 75,000 acres are park land. Mile Bluff State Park has picturesque rock formations that overlook a camping/picnic area, hiking trails, and a swimming pond with sand beach. Climb the trail and stone steps to the bluff’s top and you’re at the Ice Age National Scientific Reserve. The southeastern access to Juneau County begins at Rocky Arbor State Park, straddling the border with Sauk County. Gorgeous Buckhorn State Park, located between Mauston and Necedah off Highway 58, is on the western shore of Castle Rock Lake. The 160-acre Juneau County Castle Rock Park is situated in a beautiful wooded area along the lake’s southwestern shore and offers nearly 200 camping sites. In northeastern Juneau County, you’ll find Wilderness County Park situated along the west shore of Petenwell Flowage, offering