From trails and parks to unique attractions and fun events, Marshfield has something to offer visitors all year long. Here are a few things you can see and do in central Wisconsin even after fall color has come and gone.
Visitors to Marshfield can take advantage of lots of great options for outdoor recreation in fall, including great hiking, walking, and biking trails, as well as scenic parks and natural areas. Paved trails can be found at Wildwood Park, Weber Park, Griese Park, and more, and natural areas and parks like the George W. Mead Wildlife Area, MacMillan Marsh Wildlife Area, and Powers Bluff County Park are just a short drive away. Learn more about Marshfield’s parks and trail systems here.
If you’re visiting Marshfield with the kids, head to Marshfield Skatepark at Braem Park, which is open to skateboarders, rollerbladers, and BMX bikers. Golfers can hit the links at RiverEdge Golf Course, an 18-hole public course located southwest of downtown Marshfield.
Explore unique attractions
There are lots of appealing attractions to discover in Marshfield, whether you’re interested in getting up close and personal with wild animals or exploring the history of central Wisconsin. Established in 1937, Wildwood Park & Zoo spans 150 acres and boasts a wide collection of animals native to North America, including two twin Kodiak bears, cougars, lynx, wolves, and buffalo. The zoo is walkable (and the park offers several miles of trails), and the large animal drive is accessible by car. Find more Marshfield attractions here.
Marshfield is also home to interesting historical attractions like the Upham Mansion, the restored 1880 home of Wisconsin’s third governor, William Henry Upton. (Learn more about the Upham Mansion here.) Other historical attractions include the World’s Largest Round Barn (located at the Central Wisconsin Fairgrounds) and Tower Hall, which was originally Marshfield’s City Hall. Today, visitors can explore several shops and restaurants in the unique buildings of the city’s historic downtown district. Learn more about Marshfield’s historical attractions here.
Find fun events
Throughout the fall, visitors to Marshfield can find fun community events, art exhibits, live performances, and much more. See the Marshfield event calendar here.