Things To Do
For Dam safety and emergency procedures for anglers, boaters, and visitors near the Prairie du Sac Hydroelectric Dam, click here:
Click here for information regarding the Mountain Bike Trails on the Alliant Property:
The area around the Alliant Energy Dam provides wonderful eagle watching opportunities, cycling, fishing & other activities.
Canoe and/or fish the
Lower Wisconsin Riverway.
Help keep our beautiful natural areas and parks clean. Carry out and dispose of trash properply. Thank you
Traverse the Highway 60/Lower Wiscsonsin River 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 December 1 to March 31 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
For more information click on the following links:
Places to stay, dine and drink:
The Skyview Motel
S9645 US Highway 12, Prairie du Sac
Skyview Motel website
Hot Dog Avenue
Dine in, carry out, and drive through window.
E11394 Us Highway 12
(608) 460 – 2958
The Shop Fair Valley
(formerly Pape’s Fair Valley Inn)
Dine in, carry out and curbside pick-up
Opening April 18, 2023
E9708 State Road 60
(608) 643 – 6124