Time to take a drive through Portage County which only has one Rustic Road and it is conveniently located off of Highway 10. However, the sign pointing toward the Rustic Road starting point, also known as Otto Road, is literally feet from that point. Make sure you are in the right lane to be able to make the turn safely.
Once on the route, it is a paved 2.7-mile journey through a wooded area that is full of homes. Most of them are only marked by their driveway and mailboxes because the trees and woods that surround them are extremely thick and they have decided to keep their homes private. Like any Rustic Road there are twists and turns along the way but at times this road narrows and makes it hard for two cars to pass.
There is even a bridge that is marked, one lane ahead, so be vigilant and then sit back and enjoy the surrounding view and the beautiful homes that line this Rustic Road. Occasionally you will see an opening that will look out to open fields, some that are farmland and some that are swamps. Today I was able to view some of the wildlife that call this area their home.
A little over halfway through the road comes to a "T" but don't worry there is a Rustic Road sign that points the way to go continue to follow it until the end which is a short distance from County Highway T. Turn left on County Highway T and be lead through more country farmland, rolling hills and end up back at Highway 10 in less than 10 minutes.
These scenic drives are broken down by county as most of them are not connected.
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