Lower Chippewa River State Natural Area

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The Lower Chippewa River State Natural Area features the largest concentration (2,000 acres) of remaining prairies and savannas in the state. You'll find this habitat on floodplain islands in the river channel and in the surrounding hillsides. The largest contiguous floodplain forest in the Midwest is located in Tiffany Bottoms State Wildlife Area, south of Durand. The birds found here reflect this rarity. They include the state-threatened Red-shouldered Hawk, Cerulean and Hooded Warblers and Yellow-crowned Night Herons. Seventy percent of all the fish species in the state find habitat in the Chippewa and Red Cedar Rivers including the rare paddlefish.

  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Parks, Forests, Trails

Nearby Places

1
Annual Flood Motorcycle Run 4/21/2018 Pepin - 0.16 miles away
2
Pepin Lions Club Ice Fishing Contest 2/03/2018 Pepin - 0.2 miles away
3
100 Mile Garage Sale 5/03/2018 - 5/06/2018 Pepin - 0.43 miles away
4
Great River Road Wine Spring Wine Trail 4/07/2018 - 4/08/2018 Pepin - 0.7 miles away
5
St. Patrick's Day Parade 3/17/2018 Stockholm - 6.36 miles away
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Great River Road Wine Spring Wine Trail 4/07/2018 - 4/08/2018 Stockholm - 7.91 miles away
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Great River Road Wine Spring Wine Trail 4/07/2018 - 4/08/2018 Alma - 14.24 miles away
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GoPaint! 5/05/2018 - 5/11/2018 Durand - 15.66 miles away