ALMA Wisconsin
19th Century River Town | National Historic District

Winter View From Buena Vista City Park & Overlook in Alma, Wisconsin
  CHAMBER VISITOR CENTER at WINGS OVER ALMA
110 N Main Street, Alma, Wisconsin 
608-685-3303 | info@almawisconsin.com 

WINTER
in Alma Wisconsin!
WINTER is a beautiful time to visit the Buffalo County area and Alma, Wisconsin. December Weather is in the 30's with snow so get outside and hike Buena Vista or Mossy Hollow Trails. 

Bald Eagles are flying overhead.  Photo Ops abound.  Main Street Shopping provides opportunities to explore & shop along Alma's historic Main Street at unique local galleries & shops.  All of this makes Alma the getaway destination of Buffalo County.
VISIT Alma's Tourism Website at "ExploreAlma.com" For More Information
EVENTS IN TOWN

TODAY      
IT'S A WILD LIFE | Exhibiting Now Through April 14th
Art Exhibit at Wings Over Alma Nature & Art Center
Artists' Reception:  January 20th, 2-4pm

EAGLES ON ICE
January 21st, 11am-4pm
Celebrating Alma's bald eagle population
Sponsor:  Wings Over Alma Nature & Art Center

MAYHEM ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
ICE FISHING TOURNAMENT
January 21st & 22nd
Sponsor:  Rutting Ridge Foundation

PANCAKE BREAKFAST
February 26th
Alma Lions' Club Fundraiser
Location:  Alma American Legion Hall

ALMA SPRING FLING
March 18th
Vendor & Craft Show
Location:  Alma Area Schools

EVENTS IN THE AREA
TODAY      
HOLIDAY BONANZA
Exhibit at Red Horse Gallery, Fountain City WI
December 1st-December 31st
 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 or the new pavillion 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.

See Medieval Arms & Armor
Many are surprised that Alma has a museum with a world-class collection of authentic arms & armor.  Castlerock Museum is open Friday & Saturday afternoons.
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.

ALMA is well known as a Wisconsin birding hot spot.  
Winter is a special time with wintering Bald Eagles gathering below
Lock & Dam #4.  They can be seen from Main Street as well as the 
Wings Over Alma Nature & Art Center viewing deck.
  
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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