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Richland Center - UW Platteville RC

Building

Gymnasium

Street Address

1200 UW Hwy 14 W
Richland Center, Wisconsin 53581
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Directions

The fair site is the UW-Richland gymnasium, located at the west end of the campus next to Melvill Hall.  I point that out because Melvill Hall, I think, is the facility on campus with the best/most visible signage and can be an identifying mark for you.  Perhaps some directions will be of use to you:

 

UW-Richland is located immediately adjacent to U.S. Highway 14 on the western edge of Richland Center.  One thing is for sure:  you can’t get to us without driving on Highway 14.

 

Approaching from the west (LaCrosse area):  About ¼ mile after you enter the city limits, you’ll notice a cluster of buildings relatively close to the highway on the left:  that’s us!  Take the first left hand turn into our west parking lot and you’re here.  Note: The high school is set back off the highway before you get to UW-R.

 

Approaching from the east (Madison area):  You’ll need to drive through virtually all of the city of Richland Center.  Highway 14 bypasses the downtown area and provides a clearer “shot” to us.  You’ll cross the Pine River Bridge, just past Krouskop Park, which is about ¼ mile from the UWR campus.  If you turn into our Central parking lot (the second possible turn into the campus), keep driving until you reach the west lot; or, don’t turn into the first (Central) driveway; stay on Hwy 14 until you reach the next drive and then you’re on the west end.

 

Please use our west parking lot; do not use the parking area on the far west side of the gym since that is parking reserved for patrons of the Symons Recreation Complex.

Coordinator

Karen Stoltz

Accommodations

RICHLAND AREA LODGING & RESTAURANTS

MOTELS

 

Center Lodge… (608) 647-8988

Formerly a Super 8 Motel

100 Foundry Drive (Hwy 14 East)

Richland Center, WI 53581

 

Ramada Inn… (608) 647-8869

Also known as White House Motel

1500 Veterans Drive (Hwy 14 East)

Richland Center, WI  53581

 

Park View Motel… (608) 647-6354

511 West 6th Street (Hwy 14 West)

Richland Center, WI  53581

 

Starlite Motel… (608) 647-6158

2000 Highway 14 East

Richland Center, WI  53581

 

 

BED & BREAKFAST

 

Littledale… (608) 647-7118

21925 Cty ZZ (6 mi.) (Off Hwy 14 West)

Richland Center, WI  53581

 

RESTAURANTS

 

UW-Richland Cafeteria

During school terms, 7:15 am - 7:00 pm

 

Downtown:

 

Phoenix Center (Hwy 14[Orange St] & Court)

Press Box (Court Street-between Central/Main)

 

East End of City:

Center Cafe (Richland Square/Hwy 14 East)

China Inn (Richland Square/Hwy 14 East)

Dragon Buffet (Hwy 14 East)

Culver’s (Hwy 14 East-in front of Wal-Mart)

Dairy Queen (Hwy 14 East-near Wal-Mart)

KFC / Taco Bell (near Richland Sq/Hwy 14 E)

McDonald’s (Hwy 14 East)

Pizza Hut (Hwy 14 East)

Country Kitchen @ Ramada Inn (Hwy 14 E)

Subway (Church Street/off Hwy 14E-near Community First Bank)

Cinco de Mayo (Richland Square/Hwy 14)

Los Amigos 2 (Hwy 14 E)

Richland Family Restaurant (Downtown)

 

Other:

Mobil Mart (Hwy 14 West-across from campus)