ALMA Wisconsin
19th Century River Town | National Historic District

View From Buena Vista City Park & Overlook in Alma, Wisconsin
Shared by Jeremy Dale of Mississippi Million

  CHAMBER VISITOR CENTER at WINGS OVER ALMA
110 N Main Street, Alma, Wisconsin 
608-685-3303 | info@almawisconsin.com 

MEMORIAL DAY FUN
in Alma Wisconsin!
MEMORIAL DAY is this weekend and it's a beautiful time to visit the Buffalo County area and Alma, Wisconsin.    Perfect weather to get outside to hike Buena Vista Hike the trails or climb our 13 stair step streets.  Main Street Shopping provides opportunities to explore & shop along Alma's historic Main Street at unique local galleries & shops.  Bald eagles are flying overhead and the Great Alma Fishing Float is open below Lock & Dam #4.   All of this makes Alma the holiday destination of Buffalo County.

TODAY      
ART ON THE ROCKS | Now Through July 13th
Art Exhibit at Wings Over Alma


BIG RIVER RADIO WAVE

Live Taping For Wisconsin Public Radio

May 29th, 6pm or 8pm, at Big River Theatre

Music:  Mac Cherry and Mudcat & the Bottomfeeders

Storytelling:  Kenny Salwey

Comedy:  Mary Mack and Tim Harmston

Host:  Al Ross of WPR 


ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY PARADE & CEMETERY SERVICES

May 30th, 10am to Noon

Sponsored by Alma American Legion Post #224


OATMEAL OPEN

June 4th at Walnut Grove Golf Course

Open to the Public, 7:30-8am Shotgun Start

3 Person Scramble, Fundraiser for the Alma Food Bank


LEGION Charcoal Chicken & Brats

June 4th, 4pm to 7pm

Sponsored by Alma American Legion Post #224


JUNE BLOOM Wine & Food Event

June 4th & 5th at Danzinger Vineyard

Sponsored by Great River Wine Trail


UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER Bass Challenge Series

June 5th, Pool 4

Sponsored by UMRBCS


CASTLEROCK MUSEUM Annual Gala

June 11th

Sponsored by Castlerock Museum


FIRE IN THE SHIRE 

June 11th, Events All Day Throughout Alma & Castlerock Museum

Sponsored by Hotel de'Ville


MISSISSIPPI RIVER BORDER BATTLE Tournament

June 11th & 12th

Sponsored by Wisconsin Bowfishing Association


ALMA HIGH SCHOOL "All Class" REUNION

June 17th-19th

Sponsored AHS Alumni Association


 FUN IN ALMA!

Enjoy The Views 

From Buena Vista 

Hike on Buena Vista Trail

 from Main Street to the

top of Alma Bluff &

Buena Vista Overlook.

Glass Of Wine 

With A View

From the outside patio at Danzinger Vineyard you can enjoy a glass of award winning wine and the view of the Upper Mississippi River Valley. 2013 Wisconsin "winery of the year". 


Explore Quaint Shops & Galleries

For that one-of-a-kind gift or treasure

explore Alma's Main Street.  Art, antiques,

collectibles and items produced by

local & regional artisans.






Watch Bald Eagles

View Bald Eagles all year in Alma ...

along the Mississippi River,

in the trees, flying overhead &

above the towering bluffs

of Buffalo County.


Paddle The Mississippi Backwaters

We've documented several easy to moderate paddle trails in the Alma area, enjoy!



Welcome To The Mississippi Flyway!

Take your camera everywhere, you never know when you'll come across a special bird or waterfowl.  The Mississippi Flyway is awesome and you'll find excellent birdwatching throughout Buffalo County.

Fishing Is A Passion

Alma is situated on the Mississippi River and the backwaters are prime for fishing.

 

Ice fishing the backwaters bring many to Alma for fishing the "hard" waters during winter.


The Great Alma Fishing Float is a favorite of locals and visitors throughout the open water season.

VISIT Alma's Tourism Website at "ExploreAlma.com" For More Information
ALMA is well known as a Wisconsin birding hot spot.  
Bald Eagles, Tundra Swans, White Egrets, Great Blue Herons & 
American White Pelicans are abundant during spring and fall migration.  
Rieck's Lake offers opportunities to view migrating birds and waterfowl.  
The Mississippi River and backwaters provide lots of viewing opportunities

2016 BEST OF THE MIDWEST TRAVEL
For the 3rd year, Alma Wisconsin was included in Midwest Living's "Best Of The Midwest Travel" as part of their feature on the Wisconsin Great River Road.  Several local businesses were highlighted.
TRAVELING WISCONSIN'S GREAT RIVER ROAD

Alma, Wisconsin is located on Wisconsin State Highway 35, better known as the Wisconsin Great River Road and Wisconsin's only National Scenic Byway.  


Whether you are cruising the Great River Road in your favorite car or motorcycle ... or just taking time to travel the Road and checking out the scenery, small historic river towns and views ... we want you to enjoy the ride and explore Alma!

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