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Explore Cassville

When it comes to exploring nature and the great outdoors, Cassville is an extraordinary destination.  It's because you can combine your interest in history with your enjoyment of the outdoors. 

Camp, hike or picnic high above the Mighty Mississippi River.  And one thing you can count on with nature is that each day offers a different experience around almost every turn.

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Cassville is a hot spot for ATV/UTV enthusiasts!

Load up your machine and explore Cassville and the surrounding areas, where your ATV/UTV adventure awaits!

Are you traveling from across the river? The Pride of Cassville Ferry welcomes ATV/UTVs aboard.  Ride through local routes, cruising along paved, and unpaved township roads, soaking in the beauty of the driftless area.

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Plenty of biking options for the entire family!
  • Riverwalk - Pedestrian Walk/Bike Path.   It’s our new trail that was added from Riverside Park to the end of Jack Oak Road that leads to the Dog Park.

  • Nelson Dewey State Park

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Bike Rentals
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Bird Watching

Cassville is home to a diverse array of magnificent birds!
The majestic bluffs and meandering waters of the Mississippi River is the perfect home for waterfowl.

One of the nation's top eagle-watching spots is the waters near Lock & Dam Number 10. To catch the best views of the eagles, explore Riverside Park or visit the picturesque overlooks at Nelson Dewey State Park.
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There is fishing for all seasons!

Whether you fish from a boat or on the bank, there is great fishing on the Mississippi and Grant Rivers.

  • Riverside Park Fishing Dock - handicapped accessible.​​

  • Rent a Boat, Fishing Gear, & Bait - available from many local businesses.

Go Wild
24/7 Kiosk - buy licenses & registrations
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Most trails are less than a mile long and offer great views of the Mississippi River valley!
  • Nelson Dewey State Park

    • Cedar trail

    • Prairie trail 

    • Mound Point trail

    • Oakwood trail 

    • Woodbine Nature trail 

  • Dewey Heights Prairie

  • Cassville Bluffs State Natural Area

Image by Steve Adams


Hunting and Trapping
Cassville Bluffs State Natural Area – Roe Conservatory, Fish & Wildlife Service, River Bottoms – out by Nelson Dewey & Jack Oak.

Hunting and trapping are allowed on public lands in Cassville.  
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Pet Friendly

Cassville is Pet Friendly!
  • CASSVILLE DOG PARK - This off-leash park features plenty of room, a large covered pavilion, water stations, and a separate area for small dogs and puppies.

  • RIVERSIDE PARK - Offers a river-side walking and biking path.

  • NELSON DEWEY STATE PARK - Walk the trails with your furry friend but keep them on a leash!

  • SON CHASER'S SOCIAL CLUB - Offers a large, pet-friendly outdoor patio where you can enjoy drinks or a meal.

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Snow-covered trails and an eager engine pave the way for exciting escapades!
For an adventurous snowmobile vacation with family and friends, explore our lodging selection in Cassville for a memorable winter getaway with loved ones, filled with adventure.

Among the array of winter activities available, snowmobiling stands out as a distinctive way to venture through our terrain, uncovering hidden gems and natural wonders exclusive to Wisconsin.
Image by Chris Leggat


Stargazing hits its peak on icy winter nights, with the moon shining bright!
For a celestial treat, head over to Nelson Dewey State Park.  Enjoy the magical view of the Mississippi River as you search for the iconic Big Dipper twinkling above.


Nelson Dewey State Park overlooks the Mississippi River from a 500-foot bluff.   At this park combine your interest in history with your enjoyment of the outdoors. Camp, hike or picnic high above the Mighty Mississippi. Named for Wisconsin’s first governor, Nelson Dewey, the park offers a rich history, featuring the Dewey home and the nearby Stonefield Historic site.

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Nelson Dewey State Park
Nelson Dewey State Park
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  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Shelters for use and can be rented for parties/family gatherings

  • Bathrooms & Showers

  • Riverwalk/Bike Path

  • Pet Friendly!

  • Boat Launch Passes

    • Day Passes available at the boat landing.  Weekly and Yearly passes are available at Moon’s Town Pump, Municipal Building, Okey's Market, Great River Hardware, Sandbar Motel, and Great River Sportsman

  • Call 608-725-5180 - to reserve shelters for use.  They can be rented for parties, family gatherings.

  • Eagle valley nature preserve
    • You can drive through the 1,450-acre Nature Preserve.
    • Located at 8411 Duncan Rd Glen Haven WI, 53810
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  • This 244-acre bluff land farm was conserved through a joint effort by Mississippi Valley Conservancy and the Wisconsin DNR.  

  • Cassville Bluffs contains a variety of habitats including upland and lowland oak-hickory forest as well as the rare savannas and goat prairies overlooking the Mississippi River. 

  • A large bird effigy, a wingspan of 270 ft., flies down a bluff slope edge high above the Mississippi River at the Cassville Bluffs Natural Area. 

  • Roe features dry prairie remnants and oak savanna along a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River.  You can hike or ride horseback through this area. 

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