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How You Should Spend a Family Day in Jefferson

Now that things are warming up in Jefferson, it’s time to get out of the house! We’ve rounded up a list of fun, family-friendly outdoor activities in Jefferson to keep you busy all day long.

Visit Stoppenbach Park- E Linden Dr, Jefferson

This park is 6.5 acres of fun! It can be found along East Linden Drive and South Dewey Avenue. Equipped with two handicapped accessible shelters (East and West) and restrooms, this park is suitable for everyone. Settle down for lunch under the open air picnic shelter, with use of the community grill, water and electrical outlets. Play and laugh like a kid on the play structures, serve like a pro on the sand volleyball and tennis courts, and hit a homerun on the ball diamond!

Visit the City of Jefferson website to learn more about renting the shelter for the day. Otherwise, enjoy the free facilities! Don’t be afraid to stay out late-- there are dusk to dawn lights.

Stop by the Jefferson County Dog Park- W5098 Canine Dr, Johnson Creek, WI

Who let the dogs out?! Check out the Jefferson County Dog Park, located off Highway 26 just outside of Jefferson. With gated areas for dogs of different sizes, agility courses, and endless yard space, your pup is bound to love it here! Read more about local dog permits here or download the Dog Permit Application here.

Jefferson Walking Bridge


Take a stroll down the iconic walking bridge

The walking bridge is a staple of downtown Jefferson. Head on out and enjoy the sweet view of the water!


Jefferson Beer TunnelExplore the Beer Tunnels Downtown- 100 N Main St.

One of the biggest local breweries, established in 1855, was created by Jacob A. Breunig. It stood on what is now FCCU.

End Your Night at the Highway 18 Outdoor Theatre- at the corner of HWYs 18 & 89

Stop at the seasonal drive-in for double features on a 90-ft. screen! Highway 18 Outdoor Theatre is perfect for the whole family. Visit their website to see their coming attractions!


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