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Lower Chippewa River State Natural Area

View Website Favorite 16th Creek Rd - Pepin, WI 54759
Information: 715-232-1517
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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
Ashley for the Arts 8/12/2021 - 8/14/2021 Arcadia - 35.14 miles away
2
Blue Ox Music Festival 8/19/2021 - 8/21/2021 Eau Claire - 36.78 miles away
3
Wisconsin Farm Technology Days 7/22/2021 Eau Claire - 37.21 miles away
4
Country Jam USA 7/15/2021 - 7/17/2021 Eau Claire - 37.86 miles away
5
2021 Hilltop Fall Pumpkin Party 10/16/2021 Hudson - 44.82 miles away
6
2021 Christmas Tour of Homes & Craft Sale 11/19/2021 - 11/21/2021 Hudson - 45.6 miles away
7
2021 Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival 9/25/2021 - 9/26/2021 Hudson - 47.57 miles away
8
2021 Buena Vista - A Stroll in the Park 11/26/2021 - 1/30/2022 Hudson - 47.63 miles away