Castle Mound Pine Forest State Natural Area

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Castle Mound Park is just south of the city of Black River Falls. It is named for the 400 million year-old Cambrian sandstone butte that rises 180 feet above the surrounding sand plain. Cliffs up to 30 feet high chisel the parks central backbone ridge. Boulders litter the forest floor beneath red and white pine, oak, birch, maple and aspen. Plants like large-leaved aster, wintergreen and partridge berry make up the ground layer vegetation. The Red-breasted Nuthatch, pine warbler, solitary vireo and Black-throated Green Warblers are found here. Also seen are Broad-winged Hawks, Ovenbirds and Scarlet Tanagers.

Nearby Places

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Flea Market and Craft Sale 5/11/2019 - 5/12/2019 Hatfield - 10.26 miles away
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Legacy Stone Placement 4/27/2019 Neillsville - 20.49 miles away
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Lao Hmong Learning Exhibit 5/01/2019 - 5/31/2019 Neillsville - 20.49 miles away
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Reunion and Education Afternoon about Vietnam 5/18/2019 Neillsville - 20.49 miles away
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Clark County "Spring Into The Arts" Studio Tour 4/27/2019 - 4/28/2019 Neillsville - 22 miles away
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Clark County Male Chorus Spring Sing 4/13/2019 Neillsville - 22.12 miles away
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Annual Canoe River Spring Rendezvous 5/17/2019 - 5/19/2019 Sparta - 23.77 miles away
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Clark County "Spring Into The Arts" Studio Tour 4/27/2019 - 4/28/2019 Neillsville - 24.7 miles away