Sauk Prairie Recreation Area

7:27 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Ammo Plant Evolves into Recreational Area Amidst Public Debate

Remnants of its former life remain at Badger entrance off U.S. Highway 12.

When the DNR opens the Sauk Prairie Recreational Area – south of Baraboo next year- it might feature a shooting range and ATV trails. Public opinion is mixed.

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10:00 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Humans and Salamanders Lay Claim to Former Ammo Plant

Neotenic tiger salamander in Badger Army Ammuntion Plant reservoir. Photo taken May 10, 2013
Credit John Janzen

Many groups want a voice in the Sauk Prairie Recreation Area's design, while salamanders already have settled in.

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