Potosi Recreation Area/ Potosi Point

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The Potosi Point, off Hwy 133, is designated a National Wildlife Refuge and is visited annually by 270 species of birds. It is particularly attractive in the spring, when Herons and Egrets can be seen wadding in the shallows. During the migration season, in addition to ducks, American Pelican and Swan make use of the marsh area, as they move north or south. Yellow-headed Blackbirds have been spotted and on warm summer evenings, swarms of Bank Swallows can be seen dancing low on the horizon as they feed on insects. The entire river Corridor, from Potosi to Cassville, is a virtual paradise for bird watchers.

  • Free Admission
    • Yes
  • Features
    • On Water
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Scenic Vistas
  • Fish Type
    • Blue Gill
    • Catfish
    • Crappie
    • Largemouth Bass
    • Musky
    • Panfish
    • Perch
    • Smallmouth Bass
    • Walleye

Nearby Places

1
SS Andrew-Thomas Fall Festival 10/27/2019 Potosi - 5.54 miles away
2
Potosi Tennyson Back Home for Christmas 11/23/2019 Potosi - 6.6 miles away
3
Katie's Garden Winter Wonderland 12/06/2019 - 12/07/2019 Platteville - 7.37 miles away
4
Hazel Green Christmas Walk 12/08/2019 Hazel Green - 10.89 miles away
5
Hometown Heartfelt Holiday 12/06/2019 - 12/08/2019 Lancaster - 14.55 miles away
6
Holiday Craft Sale 11/02/2019 Lancaster - 14.63 miles away
7
A Bit of Yesteryear Christmas 11/30/2019 Shullsburg - 19.07 miles away
8
Christmas Creations Craft Show and Sale 11/30/2019 Fennimore - 22.94 miles away