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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

Ride the Ridge - The Military Ridge State Trail

As the natural divide between the Wisconsin River and the Pecatonica River Watersheds, the Military Ridge has been a preferred overland route across this region of what is now Wisconsin for hundreds of years. Bison, French explorers, and American soldiers during the Blackhawk War have all used the naturally level and obstacle-free pathway.

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Dodgeville Farmers Appreciation Days

Since 1986, The community of Dodgeville and surrounding Iowa County have coordinated a special celebration honoring some of our greatest American heroes–our farmers. Recognizing the importance of agriculture to this largely rural area, the citizens developed Iowa County Farmers Appreciation Day held in Dodgeville on the second weekend of July each year.

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Mount Horeb Special Events

Mount Horeb has a full slate of events scheduled year-round. Learn more about some of the exciting community events.

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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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