Clark County's magnificent landscape formed as the last glaciers pushed southward.
The southwest corner, untouched by the glacial advance, offers breathtaking vistas
from high bluffs and hills.THERE ARE 133,000+ ACRES OF PUBLIC LAND.
Our rock-strewn rivers and streams abound with walleye, bass and muskie, beaver, otter, muskrat,
heron, sandhill crane, and eagles, giving canoeist, fisherman and the roadside viewer
a memorable reminder of the tranquil life Clark County offers in its many forests,
parks, campgrounds, and trails.
These great outdoors offer fun throughout the four seasons. Spring brings a
bouquet of delicate wildflowers and budding forest as well as fabulous fishing
for trout, northern, walleye, bass, panfish and muskie.
The summer sojourner will find ATV, hiking, biking and equestrian trails winding
through rolling wooded terrain -- as well as swimming, boating, water skiing,
golfing and tennis. You'll also find a host of festivals and spectator sporting
Autumn brings the changing of the leaves, and some of Clark County's vistas offer
a view of a half-million acres of flaming foliage. The county also abounds with
whitetail deer, traditional small game and black bear. During late summer and
fall, roadside stands offer fresh produce.
Winter brings a flurry of excitement with snowmobiling, skiing, tubing, skating
From children's theatre to horse pulling, Clark County offers special events
for everyone. You'll also find peaceful memorials, specialty shopping, friendly
lodging and museums and sites rich in history.
Four Seasons of Fun
Camping: Clark County owns and operates six campgounds. In addition,
there are several other municipal and one private campgound from which to choose.
Both primitive and highly convenient exits, to meet your every desire.
Sight-Seeking/Hiking: Rolling, wooded hills interspersed with farms,
streams, forests, lakes and marshes make the county and attractive place for
scenic driving, especially in the fall, when autumn colors are in their peak.
Also, many trails and designated hiking trails give Clark County nearly 100
miles of diverse hiking experiences.
Golf: The Neillsville Golf Club in Neillsville and Meadow View Golf
Club in Owen, nine holes each, both have club houses, pro shops and
Bicycling: Lightly traveled town and county roads provide ample
opportunity for cycling. Additionally, mountain bikers can experience a wide
range of opportunities throughout the county forest, but most particularly at
the Levis Mound and Rock Dam ski and bike trails.
Horseback Riding: Clark County has one designated horseback riding trail.
Wildrock Parklot and assembly area provides parking, shelter, building, drinking
water, toilet and a creek nearby for watering horses. The trail is 15 miles
long and loops back to the starting point.
Skiing: Bruce Mound is a county-owned facility offering downhill skiing,
cross-country skiing and tubing. With 325 feel of vertical drop, the 5 ski
slopes provide exceitment for skiers of all skill levels. Downhill and cross-
country ski rental is available. At Bruce Mount, you will experience one of
the finest tubing hills anywhere. Cross country ski trails are located in and
around Bruce Mound and at other locations in the county.
Snowmobiling: Active snowmobile clubs and extensive public lands
provide Clark County with 205 miles of state-funding trails. These trails link
communities and also tie into a region-wide network of trails with adjoining
counties. In addition, snowmobile clubs maintain 70 miles of non-funded club
All-Terrain Vehicles: There are 133 miles of trail for ATV use.
Parking lots, loading ramps, access to campgrounds, and rest stops are some
amenities of these trails. Largely the trails are open year round; however,
some segments of trail are for winter only use.
Hunting: County forest lands, along with other public holdings
and some private lands entered in various tax law programs, provide well over
135,000 acres of hunting grounds. The county boasts excellent deer, ruffed
grouse, rabbit and squirrel hunting, and the county forest is breeding ground
for varied species from black bear to otter.
Fishing: Game fish include musky, walleye, large and small mouth
bass, northern, and panfish. Twenty miles of trout streams also provide for
your fishing adventure.
Canoeing: The county has about 120 miles of canoeable waters,
including Wedges Creek and the Black, East Fork of the Black, North and South
Forks of the Eau Claire and Popple Rivers.
Water Skiing & Pleasure Boating: Public boat landings are
provided on all of Clark County's lakes. A day on the water is a day well
Swimming: County lakes provide good swimming opportunities;
however, no lifeguards are posted. Several of the cities and villages also
maintain local pools.
Other Events: Through the year, you'll find roadside produce
stands, festivals, and a host of local events (pancake feeds, benefits and
more). When you get to the area, check the local papers.
Area Dining: For your excellent dinning pleasure there is
Moonlite resturant just north on Hwy 73 Neillsville for Breakfast, Outstanding Lunch's at
The White Horse at the junction of Hwy 10 and 73, and for your evening Dining
with no equal in the area there is Fannies Supper Club located on Hwy 10 East
of Neillsville. IN the Hatfield, Lake Arbutus area the PALMS Supper Club Featuring
the best Prime Rib any where located on Cty Hwy K just south of Hatfield.
The above mentioned business have excellent service and reputations. This information comes
from our Clients and Customers. REMEMBER it pays to shop around for the best service.