Visit Burnett, Dodge County’s best kept secret on the Horicon Marsh! The beautiful Horicon Marsh occupies much of the eastern third of the Town. With trails, parks, a boat launch and public access to the Marsh, outdoor enthusiasts are sure to find what they are looking for in Burnett. Hike, bike, or ride the Wild Goose State Trail featuring wetlands, woodlands, and scenic farmland, spanning the length of the Town. The Trail provides four seasons of outdoor entertainment.
In addition to the scenic beauty of the Marsh, Burnett features parks, natural artesian wells, and important local history. The Town has a number of historic cemeteries and is the resting place of a Revolutionary War hero at Burnett Central Cemetery on County Road B. Visit Nitschke Mounds Park on County Road E and marvel at the 40 effigy mounds constructed between 800 and 1200 AD by the Woodland Indians. Check out the historic working Feed Mill or the Town’s historic mansion-turned-bed and breakfast, which features a private wedding chapel on the grounds. After a long day of exploring the natural beauty and history of Burnett, sample the local hospitality at one of the Town’s taverns and eating establishments where you are sure to find good food, cold drinks, and interesting conversation!
Not only does Burnett feature bountiful natural resources and history, but there is also unique local entertainment. Burnett is home to a Rod and Gun Club, and the Antique Power Club with an annual show the first weekend in August. Each fall, check out the local agri-tainment at Burnett’s large pumpkin farm known for “Fall Family Fun”. Whatever you choose to do in Burnett, the locals know you won’t be disappointed!