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Bong Recreational Area

Bong Recreational Area is a managed prairie managed as a state recreation area by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. It is located west of Brighton, Wisconsin. It covers an area of 4,515 acres and contains 8.3 miles of mountain bike trails. Other recreational activities include dogsledding[?], falconry, ATV[?] sports, land sailing[?], horseback riding, hunting, camping with amenities and ultralight aviation. The facility is built on land originally meant to become an air force base. Its namesake is World War II veteran aviator Maj. Richard Ira Bong.



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