Bogus Swamp State Natural Area

Palm Warbler
Lincoln Sparrow
View Website Favorite Forest Rd - Summit Lake, WI 54485
Information: 608-266-7012
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This 870-acre site is a combination of open wetland types. The major feature is the broad muskeg of stunted tamarack and black spruce over a ground cover of sphagnum mosses, sedges, and bog shrubs. Along the northern boundary flows an intermittent, mineral-rich stream lined with emergent aquatic plants and sedge meadow. South of this zone is an unusual -patterned bog-, one of only two well-developed examples of this type in Wisconsin. Noteworthy among the breeding birds are palm warbler and Lincoln's sparrow, here at the southern limits of their breeding range. Also using the wetland are northern harrier (Circus cyaneus) and American bittern (Botarus lentiginosus).

Nearby Places

1
Lakes and Leaves Bike Ride 9/14/2019 Summit Lake - 0.27 miles away
2
Post Lake Labor Day Weekend Bullhead Tournament 8/30/2019 - 9/01/2019 Elcho - 7.34 miles away
3
Labor Day Picnic 9/01/2019 Pearson - 8.79 miles away
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Northwoods Rendezvous & Wild Rice Festival 9/20/2019 - 9/22/2019 Crandon - 13.31 miles away
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Holiday Flea Market 5/24/2019 Antigo - 16.23 miles away
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Stumble Stump Rendezvous 9/05/2019 - 9/08/2019 Antigo - 16.27 miles away
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World Championship Off-Road Races 8/30/2019 - 9/01/2019 Crandon - 18.47 miles away
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Forest County Fair 9/06/2019 - 9/08/2019 Crandon - 20.23 miles away