Recreation

Things to do in Tomah

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Fishing and Hunting
Sunsets over Lake Tomah are a sight to behold and the fishing isn’t bad either! Tomah & Monroe County has something to offer every outdoor enthusiast.


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Bike Trails
The Elroy-Sparta State Bike Trail is 33 miles of wilderness passing through three railroad tunnels. For more information on the trail, check out their website, or call (608) 463-7109.


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Parks/Aquatic Center
Ten parks with more than 200 acres of green space provide plenty of space for family fun. Walk the Tomah Recreation Trail, or bring your swimming suit and check out the Aquatic Center in Buckley Park.  Winnebago Park & Firemen's Park are both great locations to host your family reunion.  For more information on our City Parks contact the City of Tomah Parks & Recreation Dept. at 608-374-7445.  Visit the Parks and Recreation website here.


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Golfing
Golf Anyone? We’ve got three courses that are above par! Check out the golf courses section in the business directory.


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Winter Activities
You will find 270 miles of groomed snowmobile trails in Monroe County.  For more information, visit the Monroe County Snowmobile Trails website. Just minutes from Tomah you can experience Whitetail Ridge Recreation Area for downhill & cross-county skiing, tubing and snowboarding.  Visit Whitetail Ridge’s website for more information.


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Self-Guided Driving Tours
We offer two self-guided driving tours as featured in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Amish Country & Cranberry Country. For a copy of either tour, or our entire Area Guide, please download the files from our home page Publications section.


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Movie Theatre
Enjoy one of the latest movies on the six screens at Ho Chunk Cinema. For movie titles and times, visit their website at www.marcustheaters.com or call (608) 374-3820.


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Roller Skating
Wheels are spinning at Flying Wheels Roller Rink! Located just 10 miles east of Tomah on Hwy. 12 & 16 East. For open skate hours and more information, visit their section in our Business Directory.


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Area Community Theatre
For over 30 years, ACT has entertained theatre patrons from around the area. The largest and oldest community theater in Monroe County, over 200 local people are involved as cast, crew and volunteers.



So much to see!

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Amish Country
Discover the quiet simplicity of 19th-century farming tradition just Southwest of Tomah. Where horse-drawn buggies and colorful quilts drying on the line are all part of this quaint lifestyle.


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Museums and More
Know how cranberries got their name? Ever seen the cartoon strip ‘Gasoline Alley’? Impress your friends with your knowledge of cranberries and how the City of Tomah got its name after visiting our local museums!


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Fort McCoy
Founded in 1909, this U.S. Army installation is located just minutes west of the city of Tomah. Fort McCoy is the only U.S. Army installation in Wisconsin, as well as the only Army facility in the upper Midwest.


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Necedah National Wildlife Refuge
The Refuge is a vital link in the National Wildlife Refuge System in providing important services to wildlife, people, and the habitats which support them. In addition to fulfilling its role as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife, Necedah Wildlife Refuge is also responsible for preserving a natural diversity and abundance of fauna and flora, and provides opportunities for people to enjoy and learn about our natural world through such wildlife-compatible activities as hiking, hunting, fishing, and attending educational and interpretive programs.  For more information, visit their website here.