Browntown-Cadiz Springs State Recreation Area
This Recreation Area is in the Driftless Area of Southwestern Wisconsin. Beckman and Zander's lakes were formed by the damming of one of the streams.Both lakes have a good population of smallmouth bass and panfish.
Beckman Lake's beach caters to the sunbathers and swimmers. Canoeing and sailing works well on the lakes, but both lakes are not large enough to allow motorboats. There are shelters, tables, grills and drinking water on the picnic grounds of the 629 acre recreation area. There are no camping facilities located here.
There are two reservable shelters with lights and electricity. The shelter can hold about 80 people and has a large grill. The vault toilets and a hand pump are located a short walking distance away.
There are two hiking trails in this rec area. Zander Lake nature trail is a 1-mile self-guided nature trail around Zander Lake. Cadiz Springs State Recreation Area offers eight miles of hiking trails. The trail system has several unnamed loops that offer hikers wildlife watching opportunities as they travel through forests, along streams and around lakes.
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W5508 CTH NN
New Glarus WI 53574
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