Rustic Road 72

R-72 offers great wildlife and wildflower viewing in a serene setting. Mountain Road passes through the middle of 270 acres owned by the Nature Conservancy. It is home to many birds including Sandhill cranes, Short-eared owls, Northern bobwhite, quail, and pheasants. The traveler will encounter an abundance of wildflowers bordering the roadway including May apple, trillium, Canada anemone, wild geraniums, Soloman's seal, wild roses, and goldenrod.


Winnebago County. Travel State Highway 44 north from Ripon then north on County Road M (Pickett) to Mountain Road.

Tour Type

  • Scenic Drives