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Parks & Recreation

BICYCLE LOOPS

Columbia County Biking

Outdoor enthusiasts can see all of Columbia County by biking one of our loops. Explore the nature views, wildlife areas or take a strip to the Amish area. Bicycling offers a great way to see our beautiful county.

Columbia County bicycle map / Individual bike loop maps / Additional bike loop descriptions

MacKenzie Center

MacKenzie Center

MacKenzie Center

MacKenzie is a wonderful place to visit and learn about the natural world. Home to one of the most diverse education centers in Wisconsin. With interpretive trails, exhibits, museums and programming available for school and youth groups, Home to a natural prairie, hiking trails and an animal park.

W7303 County Highway CS
Poynette, WI 53955
608-635-8105

Fishing/Boating/Canoe/Kayak

Pardeeville Water Sports

214 N Main St
Pardeeville, WI 53954
608-429-4640

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Don's Marine

http://donsmarine.com/
Don’s Marine
N1401 Hwy 113
Lodi, WI 53555

608-592-4705

Manke Enterprises

Manke Enterprises offers marine accessories, boat lifts and docks.

N1558 Sunset Drive
Lodi, WI   53555
608-434-8249

Nature Area/Hiking

Outdoor enthusiast will enjoy many natural areas in our county to explore.

Snowmobile Trails

Snowmobiling is available on many miles of well-marked and groomed trails.  For a complete report for snow conditions and trail openings call 608-227-7433.  Visit your local Chamber office for a trail map.

Skiing/Tubing

When the air turns chilly, skiers and boarders in Portage are lucky to have the highly rated Cascade Mountain. Offering free skiing to kids 12 & under accompanied by a paid adult. Cascade’s north-facing slopes offer real skiing variety. Some of the trails are steep and challenging to any skier, while others are over a mile long and fun for beginners.

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Cascade Mountain

Cascade Mountain has 44 trails, terrain park and snowtubing park.  We have something for everyone with a wide variety of beginner, intermediate, and advanced trails.

W10441 Cascade Mountain Road
Portage, WI 53901
608-742-5588

Curling

Curling is an ice sport of fitness and finesse enjoyed by thousands of Americans and over 1.5 million people in 35 nations. Men, women, and youth curl for winter recreation and competitive satisfaction that can last a lifetime.

Arlington Curling Club

207 Pierce Street
Arlington, WI 53911
608-635-4013

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Pardeeville Curling Club

203 Second Street
Pardeeville, WI 53954
608-429-2000

Poynette Curling Club

216 east Hudson Street
Poynette, WI 53955
608-635-7100

Lodi Curling Club

704 Fair Street
Lodi, WI 53555
608-592-7372

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Portage Curling Club

The club operates a 4-sheet facility from late October until March each year.  Leagues are offered for men, women and mixed rinks, as well as a junior curling program.

107 West Albert Street
Portage, WI 53901
608-742-3237

Golfing

Come try your luck at many of the golf course throughout the county area.

Columbus

Columbus Country Club

301 Ingalsbe
Columbus, WI 53925
920-623-5880

Kestrel Ridge Golf Club

900 Avalon Rd.
Columbus, WI 53925
920-623-GOLF

Portage

Portage Country Club

Portage Country Club

W7245 Country Club Road
Portage, WI  53901
608-742-5121

Saddle Ridge Golf Course

Saddle Ridge Golf Course

100A Saddle Ridge
Portage, WI   53901
608-742-2181

Poynette

Sheperds Meadow

1004 Links Drive
Poynette, WI  53955
608-635-3837

Lodi

Lake Wisconsin Country Club

N1076 Golf Road
Prairie du Sac, WI  535789
608-643-4554

Lodi Golf Club

300 Prospect Ave.
Lodi, WI 53555
608-592-3757

Bowling

Portage

J&J Fireball Lanes

817 East Wisconsin Street
Portage, WI 53901
608-742-6638

Rio

Scott’s Lanes

211 Lincoln Ave
Rio, WI 53960
920-992-5225

Parks

Explore the outdoors at one of our County parks.

Public Hunting

Explore the outdoors at one of our County parks.

There are many public hunting areas in Columbia County.  Please visit http://dnr.wi.gov/files/PDF/pubs/lf/LF0076_columbia.pdf for a map of the area.