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 has been built, we have newly 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.
- The new Aquatic Center offers great swimming for all ages.
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.
Waupun has a variety of restaurants and several 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.
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.
Waupun Visitor Information
Dodge County Visitor Information
Fond du Lac County Visitor Information
Wisconsin Department of Tourism