|Brodhead is a small community surrounded by a lot of wonderful things, some of which are: the eighteen hole golf course - Decatur Lake Country Club; 23 mile Sugar River State Trail - biking, hiking, cross country skiing & snowmobiling; three full service banks; revitalized downtown area; many stores to shop at; a new high school in 1996; remodeled middle school in 1996; remodeled elementary school in 1990; new fire department building in 1994; a new City Hall in 1999; and the Brodhead Historical Society preserving history through the Depot Museum. The city has experienced growth in the TIF district, which adds to two stable industrial businesses. Brodhead is a great community with wonderful people who have a focus on progress.
Brodhead is the southern entrance to the 23 mile bike trail that leads to New Glarus. One of the many delights along the trail is the National Award Winning Clarence Covered Bridge replica constructed by the Brodhead Jaycees.
Brodhead is a small city set in the rolling green countryside of southern Wisconsin near the Illinois border. The community of 3,200 is one that is progressive yet one that doesn't want to forget its strong ties to history. Brodhead, Wisconsin was incorporated in the year 1891.
For those wishing to get away from the urban rat race, Brodhead has much to offer. It is conveniently located within a two hour drive of Chicago, within 40 minutes of Madison, 90 minutes from Milwaukee and is one hour from Rockford.
Escaping to Brodhead is guaranteed to be relaxing and a decision you won't regret. The Sugar River Bike Trail, a Go-Kart race track, public swimming pool and an 18-hole golf course offer visitors many recreational activities. Other fun spots include a historical railroad depot museum, two campgrounds and relaxing picnic sites. The Sugar River also allows visitors to enjoy canoeing and fishing.