March 3

Archer Forest WI

Archer Forest WI

Central Wisconsin, Adams County Development in Rome Township

Main Page – http://www.thelandman.net/archer-forest.html

Archer Forest WI is located in Rome Township of Adams County, Central Wisconsin along Lake Petenwell on Cty Rd Z.  The development was created about 2005 by an area developer.  There is a large power line that cuts through the development were the Osprey and Bald Eagles nest in the poles which is quite a site.   The area is filled with public land, ATV routes, Snowmobile trails, boat launches plus access to several lakes including Lake Petenwell, Twin Lakes, Tri-Lakes; Arrowhead, Camelot and Sherwood.

Nearby Cities, Towns, Villages & Communities

  • New Rome
  • Monroe Center
  • Big Flats

Nearby Lakes, Rivers, Creeks & Trout Streams

  • Lake Petenwell
  • Twin Lakes
  • Lake Arrowhead
  • Lake Camelot
  • Lake Sherwood
  • Fourteen Mile Creek

Public Land and Area Features

  • Monroe Park
  • Petenwell County Park
  • Twin Lakes Beach and Walk-in Boat Launch
  • Lake Arrowhead County Park
  • Lake Camelot County Park
  • Chester Creek Boat Launch
  • Lots of Corporate Land open to the Public
  • The Lakes Golf Course
  • The Pines Golf Course

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March 2

Adams WI

Adams WI

Adams County in Adams Township Central Wisconsin

Main Page – http://www.thelandman.net/adams-wi.html

Adams WI is located in Adams Township, Adams County on State Highway 13 right between Wisconsin Rapids and Wisconsin Dells. It’s considered a city. It features restaurants and shopping from small family owned businesses to corporate chains stores.

Adams is more commonly known as Adams/Friendship because the City of Adams touches the Village of Friendship, integrating utilities, school systems and services. But Friendship Village offers the local Airport, Hospital, Sandy Beach for Swimming, Sledding hill at the Park and the Golf Course. The view of Friendship Mound is best seen right on main street where you will find several family owned businesses. There are several mid to large fishing lakes within 15 minutes including, Friendship Lake, Arkdale Lake, Big Roche-A-Cri Lake, Easton Lake, Patrick Lake, Lake Camelot, Twin Lake, Lake Arrowhead, Lake Sherwood, Castle Rock Lake ( 4th Largest Lake in Wisconsin ), Lake Petenwell, Wisconsin’s 2nd largest inland body of water.  Just north of the city of Adams is Friendship Lake, 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.

Nearby Villages, Towns and Cities

  • Arkdale
  • Coloma
  • Cottonville
  • Plainfield
  • Hancock
  • Rome
  • Friendship
  • Westfield
  • Grand Marsh
  • Dellwood
  • Necedah
  • Oxford
  • Lyndon Station
  • New Lisbon

Nearby Wisconsin Public Land

  • Roche-A-Cri State Park featuring Roche-A-Cri Mound
  • Colburn Wildlife Area
  • Quincy Bluffs and Wetland State Natural Area
  • Roche-A-Cri State Park
  • Buckhorn State Park
  • Rabbit Rock Wayside Hwy 13
  • Ship Rock Wayside Hwy 21
  • Rem-Fordham Creek
  • Rem-Little Roche-A-Cri Creek

Nearby Lakes, Rivers, Creeks and Trout Streams

  • Little Roche-A-Cri Creek – Trout Stream
  • Bingham Creek
  • Carter Creek – Trout Stream
  • Friendship Lake
  • Fordham Creek – Trout Stream
  • Bingham Pond
  • Klein Creek
  • Duck Creek

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March 2

Arkdale WI

Arkdale WI

Adams County in Strongs Prairie Township Central Wisconsin

Main Page – http://www.thelandman.net/arkdale-wi.html

Arkdale, WI is located in Strongs Prairie Township, Adams County on State Highway 21 between Tomah and Wautoma. It’s between I-90/I-94 & I-39/51 interstates.   Arkdale is an unincorporated town with about 150 people. There is a post office, bar / grill, church, fire station and park with Arkdale Lake as the towns highlight.  The Arkdale area is known for its farm fields, a recreational area and vacationers.   Arkdale Lake is surrounded by a subdivision called Arkdale Shores which consists of both full time and part time vacation homes.  State Hwy 21 cuts through Arkdale and continues west between Lake Petenwell to the north, “Wisconsin’s 2nd largest inland body of water” and Castle Rock Lake to the south. “WI’s 4th largest inland body of water.

Nearby Villages, Towns and Cities

  • Adams
  • Friendship
  • Easton
  • Mauston
  • Coloma
  • Hancock
  • Rome
  • Grand Marsh
  • Dellwood
  • Necedah
  • Lyndon Station
  • New Lisbon
  • Wisconsin Dells
  • Wisconsin Rapids

Nearby Wisconsin Public Land

  • Van Kuren Trails by Lake Petenwell
  • Roche-A-Cri State Park featuring Roche-A-Cri Mound
  • Buckhorn State Park
  • Necedah Wildlife Refuge
  • Yellow River Oxbows State Natural Area
  • Yellow River State Wildlife Area
  • Meadow Valley Barrens State Natural Area
  • Petenwell County Park
  • Castle Rock County Park
  • Cranberry Creek Mound Group Natural Area
  • Colburn State Wildlife Area

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March 2

Bancroft WI

Bancroft WI

Portage County in Almond Township Central Wisconsin

Main Page – http://www.thelandman.net/bancroft-wi.html

Bancroft WI is located mostly in Almond Township of Portage County on Cty W right by I-39 /51 between Plainfield and Plover just northwest of Almond.  It’s unincorporated and mostly consists of full time residents who work in the area.  West of the interstate is mostly wetlands right by the interstate are large farm fields.  To the east of I-39 are mostly large farm fields with a couple large batches of wooded land.  Just south is a named rock formation called “The Ledge” and it is PRIVATELY OWNED not open to the public.  Bancroft WI 54921 – Post Office is based in Portage County but also services a tiny strip in Adams County all in Leola Township and a tiny part of Plainfield Township in Waushara County as well.

Nearby Villages, Towns and Cities

  • Coloma
  • Hancock
  • Plainfield
  • Wisconsin Rapids
  • Plover
  • Almond
  • Blaine
  • Coddington
  • Keene

Nearby Lakes, Rivers, Creeks and Trout Streams

  • Lake Wazeecha
  • Bass Lake
  • Washburn Lake
  • North Branch Tenmile Creek
  • South Branch Tenmile Creek
  • Ditch Number 3, 4, 5, 9, 10
  • Duck Creek

Nearby Wisconsin Public Land

  • Buena Vista State Wildlife Area
  • Leola Marsh State Wildlife Area

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March 2

Big Flats WI

Big Flats WI

Adams County in Big Flats Township Central Wisconsin

Main Page – http://www.thelandman.net/big-flats-wi.html

Big Flats WI is located by the intersection of State Highway 13 & County Road C in Big Flats Township and it features the Big Flats Fire Station. This area has a mix of woods, and large farm fields with a combination of full time and vacation homes.  Unfortunately it is also known for two tornados: a F3 on August 27th 1994 and a F1 on April 10th 2011 plus a major wildfire.  On May 5th 2005 just south of Big Flats one of Wisconsin’s worst man-made fires started just east of Cottonville, WI about 1 mile away from Big Roche-A-Cri Lake.  This fire spread rapidly, move on a north east path which burned over 6 miles long and about 1.5 miles wide at the widest point.  You can find a billboard with information about the Cottonville Fire at the Big Flats Fire Station.

Cottonville Fire May 5th 2005 – http://www.thelandman.net/Wild_Fire.htm

Big Flats Tornado – http://www.adams-wi.com/april-10-2011-tornado.html

Nearby Cities, Towns and Villages

  • Cottonville

Area Lakes, Rivers, Creeks and Trout Streams

  • Dead Horse Creek
  • Big Roche-A-Cri Creek – Trout Stream
  • Dry Creek
  • Carter Creek – Trout Stream

Public Land & Features for the Area

  • Rabbit Rock Wayside – Public
  • Minnie Rock
  • Keystone Rock

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March 2

Big Springs WI

Big Springs WI

Adams County in New Haven Township Central Wisconsin

Main Page – http://www.thelandman.net/big-springs-wi.html

Big Springs WI is located in New Haven Township on Big Spring Lake close to Mason Lake.  It’s a small group of homes along Big Springs Creek.

Nearby Cities, Towns and Villages

Area Lakes, Rivers, Creeks and Trout Streams

  • Mason Lake
  • Big Spring Lake
  • Amey Pond
  • Big Spring Creek
  • O’Keefe Creek

Public Land & Features for the Area

  • Mason Lake County Park
  • Amey Pond Fish and Wildlife Management Area

 

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March 2

Briggsville WI

Briggsville WI

Marquette County in Douglas Township Central Wisconsin

Main Page – http://www.thelandman.net/briggsville-wi.html

Briggsville WI 53920 is located in Township of Douglas in Marquette County.  It is positioned in the southwest corner of the county right by Columbia County to the south and Adams County to the west. It’s on state road 23 and is crossed by County Road A, X & AA.  It’s just west of I-39 /51 between Wisconsin Dells, Portage and Oxford.  Briggsville is considered an unincorporated community and is home to many full time residents who work in the area.  Because of Mason Lake it is a popular recreational area with a couple lakes, trout streams and public lands.  Mason Lake is an 855 acre fishing lake and it’s one of Adams County’s larger fishing lakes, but it’s not really a skiable lake due to the stump fields and overall depth being only 7 ft. and a max depth of 9 ft. deep.  Briggsville has an attractive travel time from the larger cities; Chicago, Milwaukee, Madison, Minneapolis to name a few.

Nearby Villages, Towns and Cities

  • Oxford
  • Brooks
  • Briggsville
  • Endeavor
  • Packwaukee
  • Montello
  • Portage
  • Wisconsin Dells
  • Lewiston
  • Anacker

Nearby Lakes, Rivers, Creeks and Trout Streams

  • Amey Pond
  • Little Lake
  • Wisconsin River
  • Buffalo Lake
  • Wetting Lake
  • Corning Lake
  • Widow Green Creek
  • Big Slough
  • Neenah Lake
  • Jordan Lake
  • Neenah Creek (Trout Stream)
  • Oxford Lake
  • O’Keefe Creek (Trout Stream)

Nearby Wisconsin Public Land

  • Amey Pond Wildlife Refuge
  • Upper Neeah Creek State Fishery Area
  • Upper Fox River Public Access
  • Fox River National Wildlife Refuge
  • Summerton Bog State Natural Area
  • French Creek North State Natural Area
  • French Creek Wildlife Area
  • Pine Island Wildlife Area
  • Dells of The Wisconsin River Natural Area

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Brooks WI

Brooks WI

Adams County in New Chester Township

Main Page – http://www.thelandman.net/brooks-wi.html

Brooks WI is located at the intersection of County Road A & G in New Chester Township close to the Upper Neenah Creek State Fishery Area.  Brook is a small community of mostly full time homes with a church and a bar / grill with a railroad on the eastside.  This area is mostly farms, woods and wetlands.

Nearby Cities, Towns and Villages

  • Grand Marsh

Area Lakes, Rivers, Creeks and Trout Streams

  • Patrick Lake
  • Neenah Creek – Trout Stream
  • Rollers Lake
  • Fenner Lake
  • Lake McGinnis

Public Land & Features for the Area

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Brookside WI

Brookside WI

Adams County in Easton Township

Main Page – http://www.thelandman.net/brookside-wi.html

Brookside WI is located on State Highway 13 just north of Easton in Easton Township.  Brookside doesn’t show up on most maps because it only consists of a few homes and one commercial building that was once a repair shop along Risk Creek & Fairbanks Creek.

Nearby Cities, Towns and Villages

  • White Creek
  • Grand Marsh
  • Easton

Area Lakes, Rivers, Creeks and Trout Streams

  • Easton Lake
  • Easton Shores Pond
  • Fairbanks Creek
  • Risk Creek
  • Campbell Creek
  • White Creek

Public Land & Features for the Area

  • Quincy Bluffs And Wetland Natural Area
  • Remnant Risk Creek
  • Remnant Campbell Creek
  • Lighthouse Rock
  • Rattlesnake Rock

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Coloma WI

Coloma WI

Waushara County in Coloma Township

Main Page – http://www.thelandman.net/coloma-wi.html

Coloma WI is located in the Coloma Township of Waushara County on State Highway 21 right by the I-39 / 51 interstate.  The town is relatively small with a couple gas stations and small business but features Coloma Park with a playground and regular events including the annual Chicken Chew!  Around the town are several recreational lakes including Wood, Pleasant and Mecan Lake which is the head waters for Mecan River, a well-known Trout Stream.

Just a little to the west is an Amish Community that offers a Fresh Bakery, fresh picked Organic Vegetables, Greenhouses, Store and more…  Surrounding most of Mecan Lake is a large parcel of public land which is closed part of the year for Waterfowl protection.  The area consists of rolling terrain with small hills and valleys, wooded land including oaks and pines with farms and farmland mixed in.

Richford is a little little town use a couple minutes east of Coloma off of State Hwy 21 on Cty B were the famous Ice Age Trail runs through along the Mecan River.

Nearby Villages, Towns and Cities

  • Plainfield
  • Hancock
  • Wautoma
  • Adams
  • Friendship
  • Westfield
  • Grand Marsh
  • Richford
  • Harrisville

Area Lakes, Rivers, Creeks and Trout Streams

  • Big Roche-A-Cri Lake
  • Big Roche-A-Cri Creek – Trout Stream
  • Friendship Lake
  • Little Roche-A-Cri Creek – Trout Stream
  • Fordham Creek – Trout Stream
  • Carter Creek – Trout Stream
  • Bingham Creek
  • Bingham Pond
  • Dead Horse Creek

Nearby WI Public Land

  • Mecan Springs State Natural Area – Waterfowl Protection (Close Parts of the Year)
  • Greenwood State Wildlife Refuge
  • Central Wisconsin Grasslands Conservation Wildlife Area
  • Remnant Carter Creek
  • Lunch Creek Wetlands State Natural Area
  • Leaola March State Wildlife Area with Big Roche-A-Cri Trout Stream
  • Roche-A-Cri State Park featuring Roche-A-Cri Mound
  • Lawerence Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area
  • Germania Marsh State Wildlife Area
  • Colburn Wildlife Area

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