Jct. Hwys 12/27 & Hwy 95
P. O. Box 100
Merrillan, WI 54754
Where A Guest Arrives, But A Friend Returns
ATV & Snowmobile Trails
DAG Motors is 3 blocks away for your ATV and auto repair needs, check out there website HERE.
Lakes & Rivers
Lake Arbutus in Hatfield, WI is just 7 miles away with a beautiful large beach, boat landing and park area. It is nice for fishing, canoeing, swimming and other water recreation. Hatfield also has a large flea market/ craft fair several times a year.
In Merrillan there are 2 water areas, Oakwood Lake and Trow (Lower) Lake. Lower Lake has a more private swimming area and a boat landing. Both have picnic areas and shelters. Oakwood Lake has a nice playground and a beautiful waterfall. Quite often we see bald eagles, herons, otters and other wild life. It is a good fishing area.
The Black River runs though the County. You can rent canoes to ride down it. It is a very scenic ride.
There is also the Wazee Park area that has a man-made lake. It was a mine that has filled in over time with water. There is swimming, non-motor boating and scuba diving. They say they have seen sunfish resting in bird nests underwater. The lake is over 300 ft. deep. There are also hiking and bicycle trails. The area has been brought back to nature. For more information, click here.
Golfing can be found in Black River Falls approx. 10 miles away at Skyline Golf Course.
Levis Mound has mountain biking and Cross Country Skiing which is about 6 miles from the motel. For more information on Levis/Trow Mound Trails, click here.
Bruce Mound is a winter recreation area with downhill and cross county skiing and downhill inner-tubing, just 3 miles from the motel. For more information, click here.
Public Forests thoughout the county makes for great hunting. Jackson County is known as the deer capital of Wisconsin, there is also lots of turkey hunting as well.
Wild Cat Mound is a nice family hiking area. There truly are wild cats in the area, along with a wide variety of other animals and some very scenic views as well.
Highgrounds Veterans Memorial is very interesting, with memorable statues of histories' finest and is located 17 miles from us, in Neillsville, WI. For more information on this and other sites in Clark Co. check out their web site by clicking here.
Silver Mound archeological find is a Native American artifacts find that is located approx. 10 miles west of the motel on Hwy. 95. For more information, click here.
Merrillan Cafe is 3 blocks away, open from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Great family place to eat.
Arbutus Sports Bar is 7 miles east just off of Hwy. 95, tucked back in the woods. Often deer and other wild life come to visit while you eat. The view is beautiful, and the atmosphere is relaxing. Dine indoors or outdoors.
Castle Hill Supper Club is 2 miles south on Hwy. 12/27. It's known for its steaks. The food is definitely good and the decor is very nice. They also have a nice banquet area.
Jan's Place is about 3 miles west on Hwy 95, in Alma Center. They have a great Friday night Fish special and Prime Rib special. You won't leave hungry.
Stones Throw Bar & Grill is about 7 miles out on County Hwy K, then straight onto County Hwy J. On the left at the curve. Excellent food and fabulous service.
The Mug is about 7 miles out on County Hwy K at the intersection of County Hwy E. Wonderful food and service
The Depot Bar & Grill is 3 blocks away with good food, special friday night fish fry.