Moving to Cross Plains, WI: The Ultimate Guide

The Village of Cross Plains, WI is located in Dane County with a population of approx. 4,000. Cross Plains is a growing town, family oriented and safe with lots of outdoor activities and things to do . It has a small-town feel with access to resources with Middleton/Madison only a short 10-15 minute drive away.

Moving to Cross Plains? Contact Audra Geldmacher at (608) 577-8318 or Wanda Roche at 608-212-2928 with any questions that you have.


Schools & Education

Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District (MCPA) is a public school district headquartered in Middleton, Wisconsin.The Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District consists of six elementary schools, two middle schools, a high school and a charter high school.

May 2020: Middleton High School(MHS) is ranked 2nd in Dane county and 14th in state by USNWR | Middleton Cross Plains Area School District. Learn More


1200 Main St
Cross Plains, WI 53528
(608) 413-0400
7773 Martinsville Rd,
Cross Plains, WI 53528
(608) 798-3730
2020 Main St
Cross Plains, WI 53528
(608) 798-2080
Reyes Tacos
23 Glaciers Edge Square
Cross Plains, WI 53528
(608) 413-0505
The Hilltop
4173 Co Hwy P
Cross Plains, WI 53528
(608) 798-2893
Red Mouse
3738 County Rd P
Cross Plains, WI 53528
(608) 798-9990

Area Highlights

  • INDIAN LAKE COUNTY PARK – One of Dane County’s largest parks at 442 acres. Miles of of cross country and nature trails. Scenic views of Driftless area.
  • PLEASANT VIEW GOLF COURSE: Situated on hills approximately 300 feet above Lake Mendota, Pleasant View Golf Course provides panoramic views. Pleasant View Golf Course offers 27 holes of well-maintained, championship golf, a 9 hole scenic par 3 course, and an outstanding practice range. The course was awarded the Gold in Madison Magazine’s Best of Golf Courses for 2018 and 2019. Owned and operated by the City of Middleton. Great place to grab a burger on the patio.
  • ROSEMARY GARFOOT PUBLIC LIBRARY – Events/activities for kids of all ages, adults, storytimes, book discussions, etc. Facebook live and virtual events held during Covid-19 restrictions.
  • FESTGE COUNTY PARK – Scenic views of the Driftless area 100 ft above the Black Earth Creek.
  • SALMO POND is a gorgeous 7.5 acre county park that offers shoreline fishing, three accessible fishing piers, two accessible shore fishing stations and picnic areas. 
  • BLACK EARTH CREEK- Class 1 coldwater fishery. Premier trout destination. Anglers from all over the midwest to flyfish. 
  • ICE AGE NATIONAL SCENIC TRAIL -Over 1,000 miles of trail which follows the edge of this ancient glacier. Come to hike and snowshoe the trail, and it’s a place where you can even backpack and cross country ski
  • IRONMAN LOOP – The 42.61-mile biking loop starts in Verona, goes to Mount Horeb, Cross Plains then back to Verona. The route is done twice, plus an additional route to and from the Monona Terrace, to complete the 112-mile course.

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