Quincy Bluff and Wetlands State Natural Area
Quincy Bluff and Wetlands State Natural Area are located in Quincy Township of Adams County, Central Wisconsin and is part of the Central Sands Plains. There is a lot of wilderness with a couple key features like Quincy Bluff, plenty of Wisconsin Wildlife, Lone Rock and a view of Rattlesnake Mound. This public area allows hunting, fishing, wildlife viewing, edible foraging for mushrooms and berries, BUT NOT ALLOWED is camping, vehicles, campfires and non-edible collecting like rocks, fossils etc… It’s also located not far from Castle Rock Lake, Castle Rock County Park, Wisconsin River and Solberg Silver Lake SNA which is also public land open to hunting. Quincy Bluff is about 200 feet in height, but it seems that Lone Rock is more popular for hikers.
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Waters in Quincy Bluff and Wetlands SNA
- Duck Creek
- Part of 3 Reservoir
- Wildlife Viewing
- Cross Country Skiing
Activities NOT Allowed:
- Horseback Riding
- Motor Vehicles – ATVing, Snowmobiling, etc…
- Collecting or Foraging NON-Edible seeds, roots, plants, fungi, rocks, fossils ect… http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/lands/naturalareas/index.asp?SNA=272
- Rock Climbing
Features of this SNA – State Natural Area
- Quincy Bluff
- Part of 3 Reservoir
- Lone Rock
- View of Rattlesnake Mound
- Seepage Ponds
- Sand Barrens
- Pine Barrens
- Oak Barrens
- Oak Trees
- Pine Trees
- Sedge Meadows - http://wisconsinwetlands.org/learn/about-wetlands/wetland-types/sedge-meadows/
- Jack Pine
- Black Oak
- White Oak
- Red Pine
- White Pine
- Aspen Trees
- Red Maple
Area Wisconsin Wildlife
- Whitetail Deer
- Wild Turkey
- Turkey Vultures
- Black Bear (rare sightings)
- Sand Hill Cranes
- Gray Wolves
- Bald Eagles
- Golden Eagles
Castle Rock Lake
Castle Rock Lake is located in Central Wisconsin just north of Wisconsin Dells between Adams County and Juneau County WI. It’s also known as Castle Rock Flowage which is considered Wisconsin’s 4th largest inland lake with a surface area of about 13,955 acres and a max depth of 36 feet deep. Castle Rock Lake is part of the Wisconsin Flowage System and is just South of Lake Petenwell. This area is a well-known vacation / tourist area loaded with public hunting land, sandy beaches, trout streams, farmland, small towns and lots of Wisconsin Wildlife. The lake has a wide variety of fish including; Musky, Walleye, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Catfish, Carp, Panfish, Crappie, Bluegill and just below Castle Rock Dam are Sturgeon.
Castle Rock Lake - https://castle-rock-lake.com
Timber Shores WI
"Timber Shores" is on Castle Rock Lake with some waterfront and deeded access lots located in the Town of Strongs Prairie in Adams County in Wisconsin. This particular Adams County Real Estate Development has larger than normal waterfront lots than other developments... approximately 1.5 acres. Timber Shores is just north of Timber Bay and north of Dellwood Subdivision, just south of Dellwood WI. Little Roche-A-Cri Small Boat Access in on the north side of the Bay and has a boat launch, dock, picnic pavillion and a little walking bridge to a small island.
Timber Shores WI VIDEO- https://thelandman.net/timber-shores-castle-rock-lake.html
Little Roche-A-Cri Boat Launch
Little Roche-A-Creek Boat Launch is located on Castle Rock Lake on the bay side where Little Roche-A-Cri Creek flows into the lake. It’s on the east side of County Road Z in Strongs Prairie Township, Adams County of Central Wisconsin this is for small boat access. The large parking lot is gravel not paved including the area boat landing. The Little Roche-A-Cri Small Boat Access Launch is next to Timber Shores Development and Wisconsin River Power Company Land with lots of Castle Rock Flowage Frontage and some areas open to the public. Timber Bay Subdivision is right across the bay on the southside.
Little Roche-A-Cri Boat Launch VIDEO - https://thelandman.net/little-roche-a-cri-boat-launch.html
Castle Rock County Park
Castle Rock County Park is located at 2397 County Road Z in Adams County, Town of Quincy of Central Wisconsin on the eastside of Castle Rock Lake also known as Castle Rock Flowage. It’s about 141 acres with over 2,500 ft of lake frontage; 200+ campsites including individual, walk-in, lakefront and group sites. The park features a sandy swimming beach, playground equipment, game room, concession area, horseshoes, volleyball, visitor center with office, improved boat launch, boat docking in a small safe harbor, restrooms, heated showers, fish cleaning area, dump station plus lots of parking areas. Around 4th of July weekend the Castle Rock County Park does a Fireworks show which has become very popular over the years. Places & Activities close by consist of Quincy Bluff and Wetlands State Natural Area with Lone Rock, Castle Rock Horse Trails, Sohlberg Silver Lake State Natural Area, Wisconsin River, Wisconsin River Power Company Land (some areas open to the public), Little Roche-A-Cri Creek, Big Roche-A-Cri Creek, Northern Bay Golf Course and lots of public hunting land.
Castle Rock County Park Adams County WI - https://thelandman.net/castle-rock-county-park.html
Wisconsin Dells 53965
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965 is located in both Sauk and Columbia Counties right on the Wisconsin River just south of Juneau & Adams County. The Wisconsin Dells post office delivers mail to all 4 counties; Adams, Juneau, Columbia and Sauk. This area features Castle Rock Lake, The Wisconsin River, Lake Delton, Campgrounds, Waterparks, Public Land, Trout Streams, Rock Formations, Golf Courses, Shopping, Attractions, Restaurants, Outdoor Adventures, Wildlife, Zoo and much more… With 4 million annual visitors, it’s one of the most popular tourist areas in the Midwest!
Welcome to Wisconsin Dells - The Waterpark Capital of the World! If you are looking for fun and excitement for the young or old, then this is the place for you. Wisconsin Dells has best tourist attractions that you could imagine. Filled with hotels, resorts, waterparks, museums, restaurants and much more! The Dells is one of the most favorite places to spend your vacations because there is something for everybody! If you choose to enjoy it year-round, it is a prime real estate location. Wisconsin Dells is only 50 miles North of Madison and about 30 minutes South of Friendship, Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Dells 53965 - https://thelandman.net/wisconsin-dells.html
Quincy Bluff Wetlands Natural Area
Quincy Bluff and Wetlands State Natural Area are located in Quincy Township of Adams County, Central Wisconsin and is part of the Central Sands Plains. There is lots of wilderness here and attractions like Quincy Bluff, abundant Wisconsin Wildlife, Lone Rock and a view of Rattlesnake Mound. This public area allows hunting, fishing, wildlife viewing, edible foraging for mushrooms and berries. BUT NOT ALLOWED is camping, vehicles, campfires and non-edible collecting like rocks, fossils etc… It’s not far from Castle Rock Lake, Castle Rock County Park, The Wisconsin River and Solberg Silver Lake SNA that is also public land open to hunting. Quincy Bluff is about 200 feet in height, but it seems that Lone Rock is more popular for hikers.
Quincy Bluff and Wetlands State Natural Area - https://thelandman.net/quincy-bluff-and-wetlands-state-natural-area.html
Castle Rock Horse Trails
Castle Rock Horse Trails aren't just horseback riding trails. They are also a multi use trail system for NON-MOTORIZED vehicles like hiking, running, skiing and even wagons! The trail system is NOT open to ATVs & Snowmobiles. You can ride those on the back roads in this area because they are part of the routing systems.
The Castle Rock Lake Horse Trails are located south of Highway 21 and east of 20th Ave and go all way to the Wisconsin River where it opens up into Castle Rock Lake on the Adams County, WI. side. The trails are on about 2,500 acres of Wisconsin River Power Company Land that is open to the public for recreation including hunting. Because this land is open to public hunting, use of this trail system is discouraged during the Wisconsin deer gun hunt.
Castle Rock Horse Trails - https://castle-rock-lake.com/castle-rock-horse-trails
Friendship, Wisconsin is located near the Town of Adams in Adams County on State Highway 13 right between Wisconsin Rapids and The Wisconsin Dells. It’s considered a village. It features the area hospital, airport, swimming beach, county seat and Friendship Mound that overlooks the village. Just north of town is Friendship Lake, the beach, Friendship Park, Friendship Mound and Roche-A-Cri State Park featuring Roche-A-Cri Mound, the steepest in the state that has 303 steps to the top. Once at the top, there is a platform that gives you a view of the whole surrounding area.
Friendship WI 53934 - https://thelandman.net/friendship-wi.html
Little Roche-A-Cri Creek
Little Roche-A-Cri-Creek is about 22 miles long and is class 1, 2 & 3 trout stream waters with Brook, Brown and Rainbow Trout. For the most part, the creek starts at about Cottonville Lane & 3rd Ave in Town of Richfield in Adams County in Central Wisconsin and flows to the southwest towards Adams-Friendship. At the dead end of 7th Dr. the first area of Remnant Little Roche-A-Cri Creek begins and then ends at 8th Dr. Then a little farther downstream in the second part of REM-Little Roche-A-Cri Creek, Fordham Creek adds its class 1 trout water to the mix. Just after 10th Ave the water flows into Friendship Lake. Once the water enters the lake it’s no longer considered a trout stream. Then the water flows through the Friendship Hydro Dam past Friendship Park and has more water added by Carter Creek which then flows all the way to Castle Rock Lake, Wisconsin’s 4th largest inland body of water that is part of the Wisconsin River Flowages system. It flows all the way to the edge of Wisconsin where it ends at the Great Mississippi River.
Little Roche-A-Cri Creek - https://thelandman.net/little-roche-a-cri-creek-wi.html
Town of Strong's Prairie
The Town of Strongs Prairie is located in Adams County, Central Wisconsin and borders plenty of frontage on Castle Rock Lake and Lake Petenwell along the West side. ATV Routes and Snowmobile Trails connect to the trail system in the Town of Monroe to the North. This area offers plenty of public access land and several great launches on both lakes. The Town of Strongs Prairie is home to the Castle Rock Horseback Riding Trails that consists of about 50 miles of roads and paths through the woods.
Dead Horse Creek joins Big Roche-A-Cri Creek that flows into Arkdale Lake, that is created by a small dam. The creek then moves on past Crystal Brook Woods just north of Northern Bay and then ends up in Castle Rock Lake. On the southeast corner Carter Creek joins with Little Roche-A-Cri Creek that ends up flowing into Castle Rock Lake that is part of the Wisconsin Flowage System. A good portion of the west side along the lakes and the Wisconsin River is public land that is owned by Wisconsin River Power Company.
Town of Strongs Prairie WI - https://thelandman.net/strongs-prairie-township-wi.html
Adams County Wisconsin
Adams County is Located in Central Wisconsin between Wisconsin Rapids and Wisconsin Dells. It consists of 17 Towns featuring fishing lakes, trout streams, lots of public land, ATV routes, Snowmobile Trails and rock formations. This county is known for 3 types of industries; recreation tourism, farming and small businesses. State Highway 21 is the main artery for the East & West travel and Stat e Highway13 is the main artery for North & South travel.
Adams County WI - https://thelandman.net/adams-county-wi.html
Northern Bay Golf Course
Northern Bay Resort Golf Course and Marina is located on Castle Rock Lake in Adams County, the Town of Strongs Praire in Central Wisconsin. Northern Bay features waterfront condos, a club house, pool, 18 hole golf course, boat marina, restaurant, rental program and more.
Northern Bay - https://thelandman.net/northern-bay.html
Roche-A-Cri State Park
Welcome to the home of Turkey Vultures, Whitetail Deer, Squirrels and the Red Fox! Roche-A-Cri State Park was established in 1948 and consists of 605 acres of woods and prairie. It features Roche-A-Cri Mound. This unique State Park has many different recreational activities from sight-seeing to hiking 303 steps up the top of Roche A Cri Mound. Several rest areas offer different settings where you can enjoy a nice picnic. There are 41 rustic campsites available and the park even offers campfire wood for your convenience. If you wish to climb the hill, there is a 300 foot stairway that includes resting places along the way. During your journey through Roche-A-Cri State Park, you will find areas that tell the history of the hill. At the top is a platform that will allow you to see 10 different counties, many great Lakes, Friendship Mound, and plenty of other unique places for discovery.
Roche-A-Cri State Park - https://thelandman.net/roche-a-cri-state-park.html
Lake Petenwell is located in Central Wisconsin just North of Wisconsin Dells and South of Wisconsin Rapids between Adams County and Juneau County WI at the northern end of the counties. It’s also known as Petenwell Flowage and is considered Wisconsin’s 2nd largest inand lake with a surface area of about 23,040 acres and a max depth of 44 feet deep. Lake Petenwell is part of the Wisconsin Flowage System and is just North of Castle Rock Lake. This area is a well-known vacation / tourist area loaded with public hunting land, sandy beaches, trout streams, farmland, small towns and lots of Wisconsin Wildlife. The lake has a wide variety of fish including; Musky, Walleye, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Catfish, Carp, Crappie, Bluegill and other Panfish.
Lake Petenwell - https://lake-petenwell.com
Wisconsin is home to the 430 mile long Wisconsin River that is known for its amazing historical background. Many years ago it was used throughout the state as a road for transportation from one location to another. The river begins at the Northeast corner of the state and ends at the Mississippi River. You get the best of both worlds when fishing in the river. Not only do you get to bask in the glory of prime Wisconsin fish, but you get to enjoy the uniqueness of the Mississippi creatures. The Wisconsin River flows through Adams County into Wisconsin Dells and is filled with fun attractions and historical landmarks. An interesting fact is that a long time ago, the ice that formed Lake Wisconsin melted away causing an overflow of water which cut a portion of the Wisconsin River out which in turn created the Wisconsin Dells.
Wisconsin River - https://thelandman.net/wisconsin-river.html
- Adams WI 53910
- Friendship WI 53934
- Grand Marsh WI 53936
- Dellwood Wisconsin
- White Creek Wisconsin
- Easton Wisconsin
Local Area Lakes, Rivers & Creeks
- Wisconsin River
- Castle Rock Lake
- Silver Lake
- Duck Creek
- Klein Creek
- Fairbanks Creek
- Risk Creek
- Easton Lake
- Friendship Lake
- Little Roche-A-Cri Creek
Area Wisconsin Public Land
- Sohlberg Silver Lake State Park
- Castle Rock County Park - Adams County Side
- Castle Rock Dam
- REM-Risk Creek
- Easton Lake County Park
- Castle Rock County Park - Juneau County Side
- Buckhorn State Park
- Roche-A-Cri State Park
- Friendship Park
- Burt Morris Park
- Yellow River State Wildlife Area
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WI DNR) Owns Quincy Bluff & Wetlands