Juneau County, Wisconsin is located between Adams-Friendship and Tomah in the central part of the state along the Wisconsin River flowage system which creates both Lake Petenwell and Castle Rock Lake. Juneau County is known for farming, hilly terrain, public land, ATV trails, hunting, fishing, rock formations and public land. It also has Necedah Wildlife Refuge, Buckhorn State Park, Hardwood Air-to-Ground Gunnery and Bombing Range plus some communities including: Necedah, New Miner, New Lisbon, Mauston and Elroy. It's surrounded by 7 other Counties: Wood, Adams, Columbia, Sauk, Vernon, Monroe and Jackson. On this page you'll find links for more detailed information including tourism, things to do, places to go, visitor information, sporting events, lakes, rustic roads, farmers markets, parks, camping, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, ATVing, outdoor recreation and more…
Almost ALL of the Juneau County Trout Streams are South of I-90/I94 except for Holtzliner Creek and Lyndon Creek with flowage under the interstate but West Petenwell Ditch is the only class trout stream in the northern part of the county. Most of Juneau county is now open to ATVing via ATV routes & trails check local rule and regulations and stay on the designated Route areas. This area is a well known vacation area for Central Wisconsin. It is located just north of Wisconsin Dells, one of the hottest tourist destinations in the Midwest and is known as "The Waterpark Capital of the World"!
Juneau County Wisconsin Area Information
Juneau County is home to several municipalities of different shapes, sizes and geographical features. Some of them have founding factors that make some interesting historical reading. Some are were formed because of the railroad. Several creeks here helped create man-made lakes. Find Information, Location, Photos, Maps, Facts, Area Public Land and more...
Mauston, WI. 53948
Necedah, WI. 54646
New Lisbon, WI. 53950
Lyndon Station, WI. 53944
Wisconsin Dells, WI. 53965
Juneau County is home to a wide array of Wisconsin Lakes including Lake Petenwell & Castle Rock Lake. Some area lakes are man-made by damming up local creeks. The flowing water fills the lower land forming a body of water. Most of these are hydro-dams that help create clean electric energy that is sold to the area electric company. These lakes also provide fishing and boating recreational opportunities that bring in tourists. Tourism benefits the local economy.
Alpine Hills Lake
|In Juneau County you will find Full and Part Time Homes, Hunting Acreage, Lakefront Cottages, Waterfront Homes, Building Sites, Campsites, Manufactured Housing, Single Wides, Double Wides, A-Frames, Log Homes, Rustic Cabins, Condos, Lakefront Lots, Deeded Access Parcels, Boat Slips, Farmland, Timberland, Wetlands, Wooded Property, Wisconsin Campgrounds for Sale, Commercial Properties and more...|
Juneau County is loaded with all different types of Public Land from little wooded parcels with a trout stream running through them, to County Parks and even Necedah National Wildlife Refuge. Find Adams County State Parks, Town Parks, County Parks, State Wildlife Areas, State Fishery Areas, Public Hunting Land, Public Fishing Grounds, Public Boat Launches, Recreational Areas, Trout Stream Fisheries, State Natural Areas, Hiking Trails, Bike Trails, Recreational Areas, Waysides and more...
Necedah Wildlife Refuge
Buckhorn State Park
Rocky Arbor State Park
Mill Bluff State Park
Yellow River Wildlife Area
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|Part of the beauty of the County is it's Rock Formations. These attract may tourists to this area. Most of the area is sandy soils and are part of the Central Sands Basin with a couple dozen Rock Formations popping up out of the landscape. Most of the formations are on PRIVATE LAND - Do Not Trespass!|| |
|Find hundreds of miles of ATV Routes now that the whole county is basically open to ATVing and Snowmobile Trails funded by State, County and Clubs. There are several different Hiking Trails including the ones at Buckhorn State Park & Necedah Wildlife Refuge. PLUS Juneau County has several well known bike trails... || |
400 State Trail
Elroy-Sparta State Trail
The Omaha Trail
Hillsboro State Trail
|The county has 19 Townships. Each one has some unique features including, Rock Outcroppings, Lakes, Trout Streams, Wetlands, Timberland, County Parks, Public Land etc... Each Township has the ability to have their own zoning rules. Some townships just adopt the county rules. Germantown Township stands out with unique subdivisions along Castle Rock Lake by Buckhorn State Park. || |
Other Area Features & Amenities
|Mauston is the center of Juneau County with the Schools, Airport, County Seat, Courthouse, Hospital, Shopping, Police Stations, Fire Stations, DNR Station, Medical Facilities etc. But you can also find Railroads, Flea Markets, Craft Builders, both State & Local Historical Sites, well known Family Farms, Churches, Landmarks... || |
Activities & Thing to Do
|Experience Juneau County Wisconsin! Area activities include Hunting, Fishing, ATVing, Snowmobiling, Hiking, Biking, Boating, Skiing, Golfing, Wildlife Photography, Birding, Canoeing, Kayaking, and more... Come and enjoy a spectacular sunset over the pristine waters of Lake Petenwell, Castle Rock Lake or even The Wisconsin River!|| |
Boat Ramps, Boat Launches & Walk-ins