Local Area Attractions
The Highground -- War Memorial
The Highground is a 140-acre Veterans Memorial Park located three miles west of Neillsville, Wisconsin. From the point of the plaza you can see one-half million acres of spectacular woodland scenery and glacial moraine. Visit The Highground online for more information.
The Field of Honor Park
Using a pentagon theme, the Field of Honor is buildt around a 32-foot flag pole whichis illuminated from dusk to dawn. It honors veterans of World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, and the Vietnam War. It is located next to the Black River Area Chamber of Commerce. For more information, see The Field of Honor Park website.
The Elroy-Sparta State Trail
The Elroy-Sparta State Trail is the property of the State of Wisconsin and is part of its State Trails System. The trail is 32 miles in length on the abandoned Chicago and North Western Railroad bed and passes through three rock tunnels. Trail passes are required for bikers 16 years of age and older and bike rentals are available for a fee. For more information visit The Elroy-Sparta State Trail online.