Photo Credit: Larry D. Crowley
Location: Southeast Wisconsin, Waushara County. County W, Portage Street, Portage Road, and Covered Bridge Road from 26th Road to County A. This route connects with
Length: 1.8 miles
Surface: Paved and gravel
R-117 is a tree-lined route interspersed with views of the Pine River. Wildlife abounds; travelers may see eagles, sandhill cranes, geese, turkeys, ducks and deer as well as a Class 3 trout stream. Several historic buildings are located along the route including the town hall, post office, historic homes and a keystone bridge. The Jefferson Davis Bell, a Civil War relic, is found there as well. R-117 also has a covered bridge that provides access to Covered Bridge Park, a wonderful place for visitors to walk and explore.