Beckman Mill & County Park
Bring a picnic lunch and sip lemonade by the old mill stream after you tour Beckman Mill. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Beckman Mill is one of Wisconsin's only restored, working gristmills. Built in 1868, the mill has been restored to how it looked and operated in its hey days of the 1920's. On the grounds of the 50-acre Beckman Mill County Park you will see an authentically restored 1868 grist mill, a new dam, mill pond, fish ladder, foot bridge, saw mill display, 1840's cooperage, visitor center, gift shop, creamery, blacksmith shop, picnic shelter, vintage garden, nature trail and more. A must visit during Progress Days in the Spring and Heritage Days in the Fall. Park open daily for picnics and available for weddings and family reunions. Checkout website for great special events held in the park.
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Travel Green Wisconsin Certified
Certified: (Req. 30 Points)
- Provide training and educational opportunities to engage employees in the actions and plans of TGW. Information about the organizations environmental policy is included on its website.
- Low-flush and/or dual-flush toilets are installed and in use. A regular maintenance schedule is in place to find and repair leaky facuets, toilets, showerheads, and pipes.
- Projects to rehabilitate degraded lands are in place. Restoration of an oak savanna with native plants. Also incorporating natural walking paths.