Thursday, April 9, 2020 / by Ryan Huemmer
Cross Plains was given its name by a settler from Cross Plains, Tennessee. It is located approximately 12 miles west of Madison. With 13 parks and approximately 63 acres of open space, amenities such as baseball, football and soccer fields, basketball, pickleball, and tennis courts, swimming pool, outdoor skating rinks, playground equipment, sand volleyball courts, picnic shelters, and a World Class Trout Stream, the Black Earth Creek. Plus more than 160 acres of conservancy land with roughly 25 miles of community and regional trails, including the Ice Age Trail.
Places to Visit
Ice Age Trail - Table Bluff Segment, Cross Plains Segment and National Scenic Trail, Baer Park, Raspberry Park, Legion Park, Hickory Hill Conservancy Park, Cross Plains Municipal Park, Cedar Glen Park, Ice Age Trail Alliance
Places to Eat or Entertainment
Coach's Club, Tano's Pizza, Maple Leaf Family Restaurant, Hooty's, The Hilltop, Crossroads Coffeehouse, Cross Plains Creamery, Red Mouse