Area Activities

Trout Fish
The Lemonweir River – located a half mile from Clifton. The Clifton Sportsmen Club stocks the river with trout using donations from local fundraisers.

The Elroy – Sparta State Trail, Wisconsin’s Premier bike trail has access in Kendall, just five miles from Clifton. This 32 mile trail also connects to the LaCrosse River State Trail and the 400 State Trail completing one of the longest bike routes in the United States!  The 400 State bike trail located five miles east in Hustler boasts an old railroad tunnel along it’s route which connects to the Elroy –Sparta trail.

The Driftless Area of Western Wisconsin provides some of the most beautiful terrain in all the state. Seeing it on a motorcycle is the only way to travel the winding, twisting, hilly, nearly abandoned country roads.

Two outfitters in Ontario, 20 miles to the south provide access to the meandering Kickapoo River. Choose from a variety of trips, from 2 hours to all day and see first hand this virtually untouched area of Western Wisconsin.

Mill Bluff State Park is located six miles north of Clifton just off County Road W. Camping is also available in Oakdale six miles northwest of Clifton or at several locations along the Elroy Sparta Bike Trail.

Mill Bluff State Park
In addition to camping Mill Bluff is also one of nine units of the Ice Age National Scientific Reserve. A climb to the top of Mill Bluff along a steep trail and steps built by the C.C.C. provides a breathtaking view of Wisconsin’s Driftless Area and also what was once Glacial Lake Wisconsin.

The Monroe County Snowmobile Trails are some of the best in the state. The trail is routed to the back door of the Rotten Brothers Pub & Grill! For a map of Monroe County Trails inquire at the Rotten Brothers.

Clifton Town Park
This modern large park boasts a well groomed softball field, restrooms, a park pavilion, and more. The Clifton Town Park also serves as the site of the Clifton Tractor Pull each fall.