Bong Recreational Area
Kansasville, WI
Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources
Southeastern Wisconsins largest managed prairie

Special Note to the feeble minded:
This page is not associated with any State of Wisconsin agencies.
These are ONLY directions.
You should check when the park is open or if your activity is permitted.
You should contact the correct State agency YOURSELF, check the links at the bottom of the page.
Directions to Bong Recreational Area.
The entrance to Bong Rec Area is located about 1 mile west of Rte. 75, on WI. Rte. 142.
  From the North
    Take any roads to get to Interstate 294, go south to WI.142 (exit # 340). Go west about 10 miles. The entrance to Bong Rec Area is located about 1 mile west of WI.75, on WI.142. Look for test signs after checking in at check in station. Note: A park sticker may have to be purchased from the Wisc. DNR.

From Indiana
   Take any roads to get to Interstate 294 North, go north into Wisconsin. Go north to WI. Rte. 142 (exit # 340). Go west about 10 miles. The entrance to Bong Rec Area is located about 1 mile west of Rte. 75, on WI. Rte. 142. Look for test signs after checking in at check in station. Note: A park sticker may have to be purchased from the Wisc. DNR.

From Minnesota
    Take either I-94 or I-90 Eastbound into Wisconsin. Continue southbound on I-90/94 to Madison. Take I-90 East exit for about 45 miles to the I-43 North exit. Take I-43 North for about 28 miles to WI-11 exit.  Take WI-11 East about 11 miles into Burlington. Look for Jefferson St. ( WI-43) turn left onto Jeffeerson, cross river, go to Main, make right onto Main. Main turns in WI-142. Take WI-142 East about 8 miles. Look for Bong Recreation Area on right side of road.

From Iowa
   Take I-80 Eastbound into Illinois, to the I-88 Exit. Take I-88 East (~78 mi.) to I-39 N/US-51 N exit. Merge onto I-39 North. Take I-39 North (~21 mi.) toward Rockford.  Take I-39 N/ US-20E towards Wisc/Belvidere/Rockford. Merge onto I-39N, continue about 3 miles. Take I-90 West/US-51 North exit (on left) to Wisconsin. Take I-90 West (Toll) for about 17 miles, then I-90 West ( No Toll) about 2 miles to I-43 North exit. Take I-43 North for about 28 miles to WI-11 exit.  Take WI-11 East about 11 miles into Burlington. Look for Jefferson St. ( WI-43) turn left onto Jeffeerson, cross river, go to Main, make right onto Main. Main turns in WI-142. Take WI-142 East about 8 miles. Look for Bong Recreation Area on right side of road. Enter road to check station. Look for test signs after checking in at check in station. Note: A park sticker may have to be purchased from the Wisc. DNR.

Entering Bong Recreation Area
    Enter road to check station. Look for test signs after checking in at DNR station. Note: A park sticker may have to be purchased from the Wisc. DNR.

Note:
   Like any driving directions/map, you should always do a reality check and make sure the road still exists, watch out for construction, and follow all traffic safety precautions. You should also contact Bong Rec Area to make sure the park is open, or your activity is permitted. This is only to be used as an aid in planning.

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