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Spring Green Attractions


Frank Lloyd Wright® Visitor Center Home and school of renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright. 608/588-7900. Open April–mid-Dec. Tours May–October.

HOUSE ON THE ROCK ATTRACTION Wisconsin’s #1 attraction. 9 miles from town. 1-608-935-3639 house on the rock resort Golf course, 27 holes. 4 miles from town. 608/588-7000 and 1-800-822-7774.

WISCONSIN RIVER Canoeing, fishing, sandy beaches and summer fun. 3 miles from town. 608/588-2116 for rules & regulations. Not safe in winter.

AMERICAN PLAYERS THEATRE Classical theatre under the stars. 4 miles from town. June–October. 608/588-2361

TOWER HILL STATE PARK Reconstructed shot tower, camping, hiking. 3 miles from town. 608/588-2116. May–Oct.

BIKE TRAILS Pine River–16 miles, Lone Rock to Richland Center. Old RR bed. Hard pack gravel surface. Nature areas. Fee.

SUMMER CONCERTS Year long calendar of performing and visual arts.

SNOWMOBILING Miles and miles of groomed trails. County, state, and club trails. Free. Maps & rentals. 608/753-2183

CROSS COUNTRY SKIING White Mound Park–12 miles from town. Packed. 7 miles of trails. No fee. 608/546-5011. Gov. Dodge State Park–15 miles from town. 18 miles of packed trails. Car sticker required. 608/935-2315

Enjoy a First-Rate Shopping Trip in Spring Green

A bit to the west on Washington Street, and still along the railroad tracks, a variety of beautiful one-of-a-kind items await you at The Wisconsin Artist Showcase at the Jura Silverman Gallery showing over 100 artists in a converted cheese warehouse.

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Downtown Dodgeville – Authentic Mainstreet USA

For over a century, Dodgeville has served as the mercantile and lodging hub of the Uplands area. The heart of the town surrounds the historic courthouse less than a mile south of Highway 18 on Highway 23. The healthy, well-balanced mix of specialty shops, professional services and restaurants in Downtown Dodgeville exemplifies an authentic, prosperous American small town.

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Dodgeville Today

Although mining has left, it has paved the way for a wide variety of other industries which, along with agriculture and tourism, create a successful economic blend. Dodgeville, which has a population of 4,220, is home to several internationally recognized companies. Lands’ End, direct merchants of clothing, linens, and luggage, moved to Dodgeville in 1978 and has since reached sales in excess of $1 billion.

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Mineral Point Art Gallery Night

Fourteen galleries, all within the central business district, will stay open until 9 p.m. to delight visitors with an exciting array of works in many different media.

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