The Best of Times in
season or the reason, you'll find it all in Beaver Dam. Located in
south central Wisconsin on Beaver Dam Lake, this picturesque community has
a rich heritage and fine arts community, a vital economy, and recreational
opportunities for the whole family all year round! Whether you visit for a
day or stay for a lifetime, you'll find it easy to "Make Yourself at
Home" in Beaver Dam.
Business & Industry
In this progressive community, opportunities for business
and industry are plentiful from retail and manufacturing to the service industry and agriculture.
Manufacturers include Kraft Foods and Willow Foods, as well as commercial
printers, and manufacturers of powdered metallurgy, iron castings and
stainless equipment. Three area business
parks provide attractive and convenient locations for area businesses.
Business incentive packages are available to new Beaver Dam
Beaver Dam combines the
activity of a city yet has been able to maintain its small-town charm. It
supports a flourishing arts community which offers a variety performances
from community theater to orchestra, chorus, and concerts. Many art
exhibits are featured throughout the year. Beaver Dam attracts thousands
of residents and visitors each year with its noteworthy special events,
festivals and family activities, including Taste of Dodge County in
May, Beaver Dam Lake Days in July, A Day in the Park Arts &
Craft Show in July and Colorfest in September.
The community boasts excellent
public and private schools, and is home to the well-known Wayland Academy.
Founded in 1855, Wayland is one of the highest-ranked college prep schools
in the country.
Outdoor recreational activities
abound year round in Beaver Dam. Beaver Dam Lake provides great
sailing, boating, waterskiing, canoeing, bird watching, waterfowl hunting,
snowmobiling and ice fishing. Anglers will find northern pike, bass,
walleye, perch, bluegills and catfish plentiful in area lakes and streams.
Public hunting grounds provide an abundance of deer, small game and upland
birds. The area is criss-crossed by hundreds of miles of hiking,
bicycling, snowmobiling, ATVing, horseback riding and cross-country ski
trails ranging in difficulty from the easy grade of the well-groomed Wild
Goose Trail to the marked but ungroomed cross country trail through the
Golfers will find a fun challenge
playing two picturesque 18-hole golf courses in Beaver Dam.
Families will enjoy 19 beautiful local parks for picnics, sight-seeing and
many other activities. An area attraction for residents and visitors alike
is Horicon Marsh, world famous for its annual geese migrations. The marsh
also provides annual habitat for over 200 species of birds and waterfowl,
including giant Canadian geese, egrets, sandhill cranes, eagles, osprey,
trumpeter swans, snowy owls and many more.
Shopping, Dining & Lodging
Whether you're a serious shopper or
a leisurely browser, you'll find the shopping great in Beaver Dam. The
community features a unique blend of specialty shops and antique stores, as well as a large modern
mall filled with one-of-kind treats and treasures. You'll also enjoy stopping at
the headquarters of "Sewing With Nancy" at Nancy's Notions. A variety of eating and lodging
accommodations to fit everyone's desires awaits you in Beaver Dam. Choices
of dining range from family restaurants and taverns and grills to supper
clubs and waterfront eateries. At the end of the day, area visitors can enjoy full -service hotels and motels as well as
historic inns, cottages, and campgrounds.
Dodge County Historical Museum, Beaver Dam
The Spring House at Swan
Seippel Homestead &
Center for the Arts
Beaver Dam Community
Nancy's Notions Retail
Beaver Dam Country Club
Old Hickory Country Club
Shaw Marsh Wildlife Area
Beaver Dam Lake
Crystal Lake Beach
Wild Goose Trail
Dodge County Fairgrounds
Raceway at Powercom Park
Beaver Dam Calendar of Events
(State-wide Calendar of Events)
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Make Yourself At Home
Visit Beaver Dam's Business Directory
For information on the surrounding area,
visit Dodge County