City of Sculpture & Wild Goose Center of Wisconsin,
Waupun offers a wonderful variety of recreational opportunities;
hiking, biking, fishing, birding, swimming, cross-country skiing & snowmobiling.
A new baseball complex is being built and there are plans for expanded walking trails.
Rock River Country Club is a public course with 18 well maintained holes for a day of relaxing golf along the banks of the mighty Rock.
The Fond du Lac/Waupun County Park is a prized example of a southern mesic hardwood forest. The park has a beautiful campground with newly renovated bathhouse. Other amenities include hiking/biking/cross country ski trails.
During the winter months, the area snowmobile club meticulously maintains miles of trails for your riding enjoyment.
If biking is your passion, come take a tour along our rustic country roads and around the Horicon Marsh.
The Horicon Marsh is a birders paradise! Come and take in the incredible wildlife.
McCune Beach is a city-owned and operated swimming beach.
If you are looking for relaxation and history, we have that covered too. Waupun boasts a wonderful collection of outdoor sculptures including the world-renown "End of the Trail" by James Earle Fraser. Additional pieces include, "Recording Angel", "Dawn of Day", The Citadel", "The Pioneers", "Doe and Fawn", and "Who Sows Believes in God". Other Shaler works can be found nearby at Ripon College in Ripon, WI and Mackford Union Cemetery, located near Markesan on Highway X.
Waupun is also home to one of the first Carnegie libraries in the state and the first Wisconsin State Prison built in 1851. In addition, there are several other properties around the city that are listed on the state and national registries of historic places. Visit fourth generation candy makers at Guth's End of the Trail Candy & Coffee Shoppe.
There are many great restaurants to enjoy. Waupun has Italian, Mexican, Chinese and American style restaurants as well as fast food. Waupun also has two hotels that are ready to make your overnight stay comfortable and enjoying. If your prefer to camp under the stars, there are sites available at the Fond du Lac County Park.
Waupun is just minutes from the Horicon Marsh!
Coined the "Little Everglades of the North",
there is always something to see at the marsh.
Auto tour routes, bike and hiking trails
allow visitors to view the wildlife up close.
The Community Center serves as the hockey rink for part of the year but during
the late spring and into the early fall, the Center is available for rent.
The space can accommodate a large event or be sectioned off for smaller events.
There is plenty of free parking on the street and in nearby city lots.
The City Hall Auditorium has wonderful acoustics and incredible charm.
The auditorium is the perfect setting for events of elegance including wedding receptions.
Small to medium events, plays, concerts or other performances are ideal for this facility.
Waupun Area Chamber of Commerce
324 East Main Street, Suite 200
Waupun, WI 53963
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