Grant County

  • This scenic overlook at Nelson Dewey State Park can be found northwest of Cassville, near the Mississippi River.

    This scenic overlook at Nelson Dewey State Park can be found northwest of Cassville, near the Mississippi River.

Grant County makes up the southwest corner of the state, bordering both Iowa and Illinois. Grant County offers a great getaway into historic rural Wisconsin and houses a number of attractions and historic sites preserving and displaying the area’s rich history. Boscobel is famous for being the birthplace of the Gideon Bible. While visiting Boscobel, history buffs should also check out the Boscobel Depot Museum. Eleven miles to the south, Fennimore is a hub for turkey hunters and trout anglers. Area cold-water springs flow to form more than 100 miles of trout habitat within a ten mile radius of Fennimore offering a wealth of brown and brook trout. The town also offers a pair of delightful museums for rail enthusiasts and doll collectors. The area also offers the perfect retreat for outdoor recreation fans who enjoy fishing, canoeing, golfing, or skiing, just to name a few.