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Morgan Coulee Prairie State Natural Area

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Information: 608-685-6222
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This 54-acre property is a jewel; one of the last large-scale, mostly undisturbed dry prairies left in this part of the state. Morgan Coulee Prairie extends more than a half-mile along a steep, south-facing bluff in a coulee opening onto the Rush River Valley. The large prairie is broken with scattered islands of bur oak savanna dominated by open grown oaks and shallow wooded draws. Grasses found here include big and little blue-stem, side-oats and prairie drop-seed. Wildflowers, called forbes, include asters, milkweeds, bergamot and western sunflower. Shrubs include hazelnut, bettersweet, smooth sumac, and dogwoods. Darting among the flowers are Reakert-Æs blue butterflies.

Nearby Places

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100 Mile Garage Sale 9/10/2020 - 9/13/2020 Pepin - 11.08 miles away
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Valley Springs Dual Sport Motorcycle Ride 7/25/2020 Ellsworth - 14.97 miles away
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Valley Springs Dual Sport Motorcycle Ride 7/25/2020 Ellsworth - 14.97 miles away
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CANCELED - Pierce County Fair 8/13/2020 - 8/16/2020 Ellsworth - 15.07 miles away
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Vintage Charm Tour 3/05/2020 - 3/08/2020 River Falls - 22.54 miles away
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CANCELED - Kids from Wisconsin in River Falls 7/14/2020 River Falls - 25.65 miles away
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CANCELED - Dunn County Fair 7/22/2020 - 7/26/2020 Menomonie - 29.13 miles away
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CANCELED - Buffalo County Fair 7/30/2020 - 8/02/2020 Mondovi - 31.22 miles away

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