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Marquette County

Visitors Guide

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Welcome to Marquette County, Wisconsin!


MARQUETTE COUNTY, WISCONSIN HAS NEARLY 70 LAKES and 15 RIVERS or STREAMS. Among them, the Fox River runs through Lake Puckaway and Buffalo Lake. Our waterways, wetlands and woods offer abundant outdoor activities.


  • fishing by boat or pier

  • hunting

  • snowmobiling

  • canoeing or kayaking

  • birdwatching (Bird Checklist)

  • biking routes


​JOHN MUIR LIVED HERE during his formative years. His boyhood homestead, Fountain Lake Farm, and John Muir County Park are located in the southern part of Marquette County. These are part of a National Historic Landmark, memorializing this esteemed founder of the Sierra Club. You can walk in his path, following the JOHN MUIR NATURE AND HISTORY ROUTEPlus, THE ICE AGE NATIONAL SCENIC TRAIL routes around Ennis Lake and through John Muir County Park.

​Throughout Marquette County and our neighboring areas, you’ll find interesting places where you can EAT, SHOP, PLAY and STAY.

  • visit downtown stores

  • tour the Amish area

  • find treasures at a flea market

  • drive the Barn Quilts trail

  • watch some bison

  • hike up Observatory Hill

  • learn about aquaponics

  • take a picture of the largest tree in the state

  • see the granite quarry that was used for Grant’s Tomb

  • make a wish by a waterfall

In the MARQUETTE COUNTY VISITORS GUIDE, you'll find ALL THIS and MORE – information you need to make your visit or vacation an enriching and educational experience, including a full-size, handy-dandy, awesome MAP to take with you!


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