Vacation Planning

Links of Interest
Adams County Area Information
Adams County Parks & Recreation
Snowmobile Trails & Information
Current Weather Conditions
Current Lake Information
Need license or permit?
Juneau County Information
Mauston Information
Lake Arrowhead Golf Course
JNB Guided Fishing or Anglers Pride
Castle Rock Watersports
Johnson’s Boats & Motors
Northward Peddle & Paddle

Power Sports Rental Network
Snowmobile, ATV, UTV, 8 passenger Bayliner Boat, & Jet Ski – Call 920-428-4111
Will deliver directly to the home and/or nearest boat launch as well as leave trailer to access trails.  Delivery charge round trip $200

LAKE RENTALS
BOAT RENTALS: For weekend rental, minimum 3 week advance reservation recommended
PONTOON, JET SKIS & PADDLE BOARDS – Castle Rock Watersports, west,  608-847-4488 or 608-254-8702
PONTOON BOATS – Big Papa Pontoons, east, 262-339-8332 bigpapapontoons@gmail.com
PONTOON BOATS – Johnson’s Boats & Motors, delivers to Castle Rock Lake or Lake Petenwell 608-297-2562
PONTOON BOATS – Portofino Bay, west, 608-350-0555
PONTOON & FISHING BOATS – Wells Lakeside Cottages, west Castle Rock Lake 608-847-7286
EXCURSIONS – Cruise the Castle – west Castle Rock Lake 608-548-2789
BOAT SLIPS – O’Dells Bay Marina (Dirty Turtle), west Castle Rock Lake 608-562-5931
BOAT SLIPS – Petenwell County Park (east) 608-564-7513 & Castle Rock County Park (east) 608-339-7713

PONTOON & BOAT SLIPS – Barnum Bay Marina (Lure), Lake Petenwell 715-325-6555
PONTOON – Petenwell Pub, east Lake Petenwell 608-564-3128

PADDLE BOARDS, KAYAKS, CANOES, 3 DIFFERENT KINDS OF BIKES – Northward Peddle & Paddle –  www.gonorthward.com
TUBING & CANOEING – Point Bluff Resort, Hwy. Z & Rt. 82, 608-253-6181
BOAT & GUIDE SERVICE – JNB Guide Service 920-394-3114 or 920-291-6799

SWIMMING & BEACHES:
CASTLE ROCK COUNTY PARKS (Designated swimming area, playground, boat launch, camping)
Adams County / Daily vehicle sticker 608-339-7713
Juneau County / Daily vehicle sticker 608-847-7089
PETENWELL COUNTY PARK (Designated swimming area, playground, boat launch, camping)
Adams County / Daily vehicle sticker and boat slips 608-564-7513
WILDERNESS PARK (Designated swimming area, playground, boat launch, camping)
Juneau County (Petenwell) / Daily vehicle sticker 608-847-7089
FREE PUBLIC BEACHES & BOAT LAUNCHES THROUGHOUT

HORSEBACK RIDING
BIGHORN RANCH – Trail rides, lessons, year-round indoor arena, Adams County  608-778-5551
RED RIDGE RANCH RIDING STABLE – Trail rides, sleigh rides, day camps, Juneau County 608-847-2273

DOWNHILL, SNO-BOARDING & CROSS COUNTRY SKIING
(Listed in travel distance order – call for winter rates)
ROCHE-A-CRI STATE PARK (cross-country only) 608-339-6881
WOODSIDE RANCH, Mauston 608-847-4275
CHRISTMAS MOUNTAIN, Wisc. Dells 608-254-3971
CASCADE MOUNTAIN, Portage 608-742-5588
NORDIC MOUNTAIN SKI AREA, Wild Rose 920-787-3324
DEVIL’S HEAD SKI RESORT, S6330 Bluff Road Merrimac, WI, 608-493-2251
RIB MOUNTAIN, Wausau 715-845-2846

FINE AREA RESTAURANTS
LAKESHORE (by boat or car… casual attire accepted in all)
CARLSON’S RUSTIC RIDGE (dinners, Sunday brunch) 608-339-6300
SPLASH (dinners, sandwiches) 608-339-3090
PORTOFINO’S RESTAURANT 608-350-0555
THE DIRTY TURTLE (bar & specialty sandwiches) 608-562-5931
SHIPWRECK BAY (bar & grill) 608-847-2401
THE LURE (bar & grill) Lake Petenwell 715-325-6555
DIRTY OAR (dinners) Lake Petenwell 715-325-2522
PETENWELL PUB (pizza, sandwiches) Lake Petenwell 608-564-3128
ROMANO’S PIZZERIA (dinners, sandwiches) Lake Petenwell 715-325-6700
OFFSHORE
KOZY’S PIZZA 608-847-5111
BUCKHORN CAFE 608-565-2695
BUCKY’S BRICK OVEN EATERY 608-339-8888
BAY REST, Lake Petenwell (dinners, sandwiches) 608-564-7020
LAKE ARROWHEAD CLUBHOUSE (full menu) 715-325-3341
TRAIL’S END, Lake Arrowhead (dinners, sandwiches) 715-325-9898
ISHNALA SUPPER CLUB (fine dining/reservations) The Dells 608-253-1771

OTHER THINGS TO DO & SEE IN ADAMS & JUNEAU COUNTIES:
FAWN CREEK WINERY (wine, gifts, micro-menu), 608-253-4400
NORTHWOODS ORCHARD & GREENHOUSE (west of Mauston) 608-847-7028
MAUSTON FARMERS MARKET – Tuesdays 2pm – 6pm Saturdays 1pm – sold out  May – October
ROME FARMERS MARKET – Fridays 8am – 1pm   May 18th – September 28th
HAZEL STREET FARMERS MARKET – Wednesdays 12pm – 5pm  May 23rd – end of October
FLEA MARKET – every Saturday & Sunday during summer (Adams RR track)
GOLFING – Lake Arrowhead/Pines & Lakes (two 18-hole 4.5 star rated),
Mound View (9-hole), Northern Bay (18-holes, replica world-famous 9-holes)
Ridges (18-hole), Castle Rock (18-hole), Sand Valley (18-hole)
HUNTING – Public access lands, deer and wild turkey
HARDWOOD BOMBING RANGE – Training Exercises 608-427-1509
SNOWMOBILING – Over 400 miles groomed and marked state and local trails
ATV – Developed ATV county trails
ROCHE-A-CRI MOUND STATE PARK – National Historical Register 608-339-6881
BUCKHORN STATE PARK – Castle Rock Lake 608-565-2789
THE McGOWAN HOUSE – Adams County Historical Society 608-339-7732
NECEDAH NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE 608-565-2551

SIDE TRIPS:
Wisconsin Dells Attractions
Ringling Brothers Circus Museum
Necedah National Wildlife Refuge
Wisc. Rapids Paper Mills Tour
Sandhill Wildlife Area
Ho Chunk Casino & Restaurant
House on the Rock
Frank Lloyd Wright Homes
Elroy Bike Trail
Rudolph Grotto
Crane Foundation