Parks


ROOM TO ROAM DOG PARK OF ROME

Apache Ave
Nekoosa, WI 54457
Telephone: 715-459-3235
Free! Operates on donations. Open all the time. 9.8 acres to run and play! Rolling field with benches, picnic shelter, picnic tables, dog agility equipment and chairs. Poop bags provided. We feel this is the happiest place in Central Wisconsin! This is a nine acre fenced in park.


CHESTER SCHOOL FOREST

The Chester School Forest is a result of a cooperative effort between the Nekoosa School District and the Town of Rome. School district representatives, students and teachers, UWSP LEAF Coordinators, DNR Representatives, Town Officials and staff have been working since March of 2015 to restore the school forest located on Alpine Dr. Plans for the 40 acre parcel include a shelter building, extensive trail system, flora and fauna markers and an outdoor “Theatre” for naturalist programs and entertainment. For more information contact Mr. Terry Whitemore at terry_whitmore@nekoosa.k12.wi.uw

 

LAKE ARROWHEAD COUNTY PARK

Located on the Western shoreline close to where the dam flows back into fourteen mile creek. There is a beach, picnic tables, playground equipment, public boat landing, restrooms and a public shelter house that can be reserved. The park is also located next to the Shermalot Waterski Show Team.


SAND VALLEY RESTORATION TRUST, LLC. 

This property consists of approximately 7,200 acres in Adams County, Town of Monroe, and Big Flats. The objective for the land owned by the Trust is to restore native plant communities that existed prior to European contact. The restoration of native plant communities will help recover several  rare species such as the Kirtland's Warbler, Karner Blue Butterfly, and Slender Glass Lizard. 

If you would like to volunteer maintaining trails, clearing and signing hike and bike trails, or seed collecting, contact Chelsea Sorbo at csorbo@sandvalleygolfresort.com.