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Prairie Du Chien
Top photo opportunity is...
Some of the best views of the Mississippi River can be found in the Prairie du Chien area. The high bluffs surrounding the Mississippi River in the Prairie du Chien area offer the best vantage point for photographers. The area also offers some of the best birding and nature opportunities to capture by photographers whether you are a professional or amateur.
Must see attractions:
Prairie du Chien is the oldest community on the Upper Mississippi River, dating back to 1673. There are many historical attractions where you can learn about the history of the area. The area is also rich in Native American history.
Explore your adventurous side
For those who like recreational opportunities in a real nature environment, they will find plenty to do here from hiking, birding, boating, fishing or hunting. People interested in hiking will find hundreds of miles of trails to explore. The backwaters of the Mississippi River has exciting surprises awaiting around every bend.
Classic scenic drive.
Old car groups and motorcycle groups as well as the individual tourists will find miles of the unique roads in scenic areas of the Prairie du Chien area, whether you follow the Great River Road which winds between the Mississippi River and the bluffs or travel further into the country where the roads wind through hills and valleys.
When the seasons change you may be surprised to find...
Changes in the season bring many surprises in the Prairie du Chien area since it is an area full of untouched nature. Prairie du Chien is located in the flight path for spring and fall migration. Views high above the Mississippi River change when the leaves drop and the views expand. Spring is an exciting time to explore the area as nature emerges from its winter rest. The sights, sounds, and smells of the area parks area are a real treat for nature lovers.