Parks & Recreation Areas
|Audubon Goose Pond Rd. and Kampen Rd.|
|Hampden Wetland Public Hunting Grounds
227 acres, all state-owned. Take Hwy. 60, 6 miles west from Columbus to Hwy. A, then south on A 4 miles to Arnold Road.
|Udey St. Dam & Crawfish River|
|Fall River Dam, Lazy Lake|
|10,000 acres (16 sq. miles) 57 mile shoreline Summer/Winter - Website|
|Gibraltar Rock - Highlands
Lodi Hwy JV
|Lodi Marsh Wildlife Area
1,207 acres (1,070 owned, 137 leased). 2 miles southwest of Lodi on Hyw. Y.
|Ice Age National Scenic Trail
Portage and Lodi areas - Website
|US Fish and Wildlife Service Waterfowl Production Area
608-429-3244 357 Acres next to Indian Trails Campground - Email
|Lake George Park - County Trunk P, Town of Pacific|
|Peter Helland Wildlife Area
2,997 acres, all state-owned. 6 miles east of Pardeeville on Hwy. P
|Ice Age National Scenic Trail - Portage and Lodi areas|
|French Creek Wildlife Area
3,176 acres, all state-owned. 6 miles northeast of Portage on Hwy. F. Disjunct ownership in towns of Ford Winnebago and Marcellon in Columbia County and town of Buffalo in Marquette County.
|Owen Park - Owen Park Road, Town of Caledonia|
|Veteran’s Memorial Park
Wauona Trail, Portage
Home of the Columbia County Fair
|Pine Island Wildlife Area
5,043 acres, all state-owned. Just west of Portage on Levee Road off Hwy. 33.
|Governors Bend Park
County Trunk F to Fox River Road to Lock Road, Town of Fort Winnebago
|Dekorra Public Hunting Ground
242 acres, all state-owned. 8 miles northwest of Poynette off Hwy. V just west of Interstate 90/94.
|Hinkson Creek Fishery Area
3 miles west from Poynette on Hwy. CS, then north on Hwy. J 3/4 mile to Kent Road. Go 1 mile east on Kent Rd. to Branton Rd., then north.
|Mackenzie Environmental Center and Wildlife State Game Farm
(608)635-8110 Pheasants - Hiking - 200 Nature Tracks - Wildlife Exhibits - Forest 250 acres - Educational Center - Fire Tower - Buffalo
|Rowan Creek Fishery Area - 629 acres, all state-owned.|
|Whalen Grade Fishing Pier - County Trunk V, Town of Dekorra|
|Paradise Marsh Wildlife Area
1,496 acres, all state-owned. Go south of Randolph 1 mile to Hwy. 73 to Hwy. G. Go west on G 3 miles to wildlife area.
|Jennings Creek Wildlife Area
530 acres, all state-owned. Head north out of Rio on Hwy. SS 2 miles to Jennings Road, then east on Jennings less than 2 miles to Ludwig Road, then continue to Jennings Creek.
|Grassy Lake Wildlife Area
695 acres, all state-owned. 3 miles southeast of Rio to Hwy. 16. Take Erdman Road or Fischer Road off Hwy. 16.
|Rocky Run Creek Fishery Area
710 acres, all state-owned. From Rio, take Hwy. B west 6 miles to Dunning road, then north 1/2 mile to access point.
|Mud Lake Wildlife Area
2,139 acres, all state-owned. South of Rio 1 mile on Hwy. C, then west on Drake Road 1 mile.
|Duck Creek Public Hunting Grounds
159 acres, all state-owned. Four miles west of Wyocena on Hwy. G, south side of G, section 21 town of Springvale.
COLUMBIA COUNTY VISITOR BUREAU
Phone -608.742.6161 Fax -608.742.3582
1800 Kutzke Rd., Suite 109, Portage, WI 53901