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Potosi Recreation Area/ Potosi Point

View Website Favorite (2) Hyw 133 & River Lane - Potosi, WI 53820
Information: 608-763-2261
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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
Potosi Area Fireman's Catfish Festival 8/09/2020 Potosi - 6.22 miles away
2
Annual Potosi BrewFest 8/22/2020 Potosi - 6.9 miles away
3
Hometown Festival Week 7/18/2020 - 7/26/2020 Platteville - 7.91 miles away
4
CANCELED - Southwest Music Festival 7/18/2020 Platteville - 7.94 miles away
5
CANCELED - Fall Harvest Table Dinner 8/14/2020 Platteville - 8.8 miles away
6
CANCELED - Grant County Fair 8/16/2020 - 8/23/2020 Lancaster - 14.63 miles away
7
SW Wisconsin Tractor & Equipment Ride 7/26/2020 Fennimore - 22.44 miles away
8
Lafayette County Fair 7/15/2020 - 7/19/2020 Darlington - 24.61 miles away

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