: Lake Wisconsin-Merrimac
: Wisconsin Dells
: House is at the corner of WI 130 and County Rd N
: White Mound County Park
: Bear Valley
: Lake Wisconsin
: General Store Cafe in Spring Green
Bear Valley is an area of rolling hills that were not touched by the last two glaciations. Across the street from our house is 750 acres of protected public land with sandhill cranes and many other species of birds, plus a good trout fishing stream. The valley is perfect for hiking and biking. Five miles away is White Mound Park with a 100-acre lake for swimming and boating when its warm and cross-country skiing when there's snow. 15 minutes west is a Wal-mart Supercenter and a Culvers. 12 minutes east is Straka's Meats, the Cedar Grove Cheese Factory and the Plain public library, swimming pool and golf course. Area attractions include: American Players Theater, Taliesin, the Lower Wisconsin River, House on the Rock, Gov. Dodge St Park, Fall Art Tour, Oakwood Fruit Farm, Carr Valley Cheese, Mineral Point, Villa Louis, the Upper Mississippi, Circus World, Devil's Lake St Park, Wisconsin Dells, Dickeyville Grotto, Museum of the Mississippi, Galena, IL.
Other Activities: Watching wildlife and birds.