Cradled between the bluffs and the prairie in western Wisconsin, Holmen is located along the Mississippi River just about an hour from Rochester, Minnesota. From its lush, green hills in the summer to the sparkling white snowscapes of winter, Holmen is a beautiful village.
A rural area of apple orchards and farms, Holmen is experiencing rapid growth as more people discover this family-friendly village. Holmen offers three golf courses, 12 parks, and excellent schools. In nearby La Crosse, Western Wisconsin Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-La Cross attract many new students every year.
Halfway Creek Park features a band shell and is the trailhead for the Halfway Creek Trail, a 3.4-mile, crushed-rock walking and biking trail. Holmen Aquatic Center has a 12,000-square-foot, zero-depth pool with a 200-foot water slide, a drop slide, and a water play structure. Deer Wood Park is a 40-acre park with a sledding hill, ball fields, tennis courts, a hockey rink, and more.
Live in Holmen and experience outdoor activities such as hiking, sledding, snowmobiling, fishing, boating, biking, skating, or hunting. Enjoy the Holmen Kornfest, with its car show, parade, carnival, live entertainment, and fireworks. If you want a small Wisconsin village near the river, Holmen delivers.