Things to do

Click hear to learn more about eagles and eagle watching in our area:

Ferry Bluff Eagle Council

Alliant Energy Dam provides wonderful fishing and eagle watching opportunities.

                Canoe and/or fish
                the Wisconsin River.

Click here for canoe rental information:

Bender’s Canoe Rental

Traverse the Highway 60/Lower Wiscsonsin River Scenic Byway

Hwy 60 / Lower Wisconsin River Road Scenic Byway


Hike Ferry Bluff State Natural Area.

 More information can be found at: Ferry Bluff State Natural Area

Note: The entire northern unit, consisting of Ferry Bluff and Cactus Bluff, is closed to all entry from November 15 to April 1 to protect roosting bald eagles. 


The Great Sauk State Trail passes through the Villages of Sauk City & Prairie du Sac, and the Town of Prairie du Sac, continuing in to the Sauk Prairie Recreation area.  

Trail passes are required and available locally.   To find out how to purchase your pass locally, call (area code 608):
  • Sauk Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce at 643 – 4168,
  • or Prairie du Sac Village Hall at 643 – 2421,               
  • or Sauk City Village Hall at 643 – 3932 



Visit the Sauk Prairie Trap and Skeet Club

Sauk Prairie Trap and Skeet Club website

When participating in activities, or visiting businesses and organizations, let’s work together for a safe, enjoyable experience for all.  Plan ahead, be kind, respect others’ space, follow rules and guidelines.

Places to stay, dine and drink:

The Skyview MotelSky View Motel Prairie du SacSkyview Motel website

Highway 12 Family Restaurant

(Formerly Sauk City Family Restaurant)

(Carry out is also available. Phone (608) 460 – 2079)

Pape’s Fair Valley Inn

(Carry out and curbside pick-up are also available.

Phone: (608) 643-6124)


For a listing of things to do, places to stay and special events all along the Sauk Prairie Riverway visit the Sauk Prairie Riverway website at: Sauk Prairie Riverway
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