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July Club Weekend Ride … Delayed
July 23 - July 25
Join the Club (pay on your own) for some wonderful riding in Wisconsin as we head up to Arcadia/Fountain City Area in northwest Wisconsin and the Driftless Area. Destinations tentatively include the Soldiers Walk memorial in Arcadia, WI, and Mindoro Cut, both one of kind places. The riding area is stunning, with beautiful roads and amazing scenery.
Home base is tentatively set at Alana Springs Campground in Richland Center, WI, which includes modern bathrooms and tent camping. https://alanaspringscampground.com
They are holding 4 tent sites for us – to accommodate up to 8 tents.
There is also motel lodging available in Richland Center, WI.
Friday July 23 – ride to Richland Center, exploring some of the beautiful roads along the way. Several Routes will be recommended, taking from 3.5 to 5 hours from the Crystal Lake area, depending upon if you want to stop for lunch, explore Hyde’s Mill, stop at House on the Rock in Spring Green, or go cheese hunting local cheese venues.
Saturday – suggested route below could take 4.5-6 hours, depending upon if you stop for lunch and how much time you spend exploring. You can build your own as well. Sights to see:
Soldiers Walk Memorial Park – one of a kind place with amazing statuary and history. (funded by founder of Ashley Furniture – pretty neat place – could probably spend 45 minutes viewing the whole park).
Mindoro Cut, Mindoro, WI https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mindoro_Cut
Wildcat Mountain State Park – breathless views from the bluffs, and twisty roads coming back to Richland Center. https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/topic/parks/wildcat
Sunday – head home, meandering or going direct based on your schedule.
Camping sites: $22 for 1 tent; $27 for two tents.
Dinner and breakfast options in Richland Center:
Los Amigos 2 Mexican Restaurant (lunch, dinner)
Richland Family Restaurant (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Kelly’s Coffee house (coffee and rolls)
Christy’s Sunnyside (bakery with breakfast options)
Culver’s, McDonald’s, Taco Bell, etc.