Ready for a little fun? Whether you’re a scratch golfer or a duffer, a swimmer or just a splasher, throw strikes or gutter balls, you’ll find a perfect place to pursue your interests.
Are you a golfer? Viroqua Hills Golf Course is an 18-hole scenic course, par 71, open to public. On the signature hole 11, you’ll tee off some 100 yards above the fairway. There is also a driving range, power carts to rent, and a bar & grill. The 9-hole par 33 Serendipity Golf Course is situated beside the West Fork of the Kickapoo River near Viroqua. Its clubhouse offers beverages and snacks. The 9-hole par-3 Snowflake Golf Course near Westby is situated at the base of five ski jumps. Nestled in the hills with a trout stream running through it, is also has a clubhouse with bar. Another 9-hole course is Prairie du Chien’s Barnyard 9, a 32 par course open to public. Prairie du Chien Country Club boasts an 18-hole scenic course, par 71, open to public with power carts and a full-service bar and grill.
Like your golf courses a bit smaller? There’s the 18-hole Prairie Motel Miniature Golf or Prairie Fun Land, where miniature golf is only one of the offerings. There’s also a driving range, go-karts, bumper cars, and a video arcade.
Maybe you like to just sit back and take in a movie. You can do that at Vernon Square Cinema in Viroqua, choosing from three screens, or at the Star Cinema in Prairie du Chien, a six-plex movie theater.
If bowling is your choice, visit Nordic Lanes in Westby.
Want to make a splash? Try Bearfoot Bay Indoor Water Park (inside County Inn & Suites) in Prairie du Chien, where you can experience a body slide or kid’s slide, activity pool with water basketball, children’s pool with water geysers, or a relaxing waterfall spa. Two other options in Prairie du Chien are Hoffman Hall Recreation Center, with its Olympic-size indoor swimming pool and full court basketball gymnasium, or Wakouta Aquatic Park and Fort Fun, with its outdoor pool, waterslide, play area, and picnic area.
Like to cruise on the water rather than swim in it? Mississippi Explorer Cruises, which leave from St. Feriole Island in Prairie du Chien, travel through channels and backwaters of the Mississippi River. The best in wildlife and eco-tourism!