Nine Mile Island State Natural Area

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Accessible only by canoe, Nine Mile Island lies within the Chippewa River and Nine Mile Slough ecosystem. Most of this 900-acre island is floodplain forest. Silver maple, green ash and swamp white oak mix with silver maple and river birch attracting Cerulean, Black-and white and Prothonotary warblers along with Red-shouldered Hawks. The northeast corner of the island is sandy with high quality oak barrens of Hill-Æs, burr and red oaks. Here one can find Field and Lark Sparrows and Gray Catbirds. Prairie plants like the white wild indigo, stiff goldenrod and rough blazing-star grow among big and little bluestem grasses and three species of drop-seed.

  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Parks, Forests, Trails

Nearby Places

1
Flyway Film Festival 10/18/2017 - 10/22/2017 Maiden Rock - 15.96 miles away
2
Flyway Film Festival 10/18/2017 - 10/22/2017 Pepin - 16.1 miles away
3
Flyway Film Festival 10/18/2017 - 10/22/2017 Stockholm - 17.88 miles away
4
Autumn Swing Dance - Cathy Reitz and 7 Swing 10/20/2017 Chippewa Falls - 35.33 miles away
5
Bernie King and the Guilty Pleasures - "blues - grass" 10/21/2017 Chippewa Falls - 35.33 miles away
6
Pumpkin Express Train Ride 10/20/2017 - 10/22/2017 Osceola - 60 miles away
7
The Stories We Tell 10/20/2017 - 10/22/2017 La Crosse - 66.48 miles away
8
Gourmet Wine Tasting 10/19/2017 Hayward - 97.65 miles away