Boscobel Bluffs State Natural Area

County Road MS and Oakes Road Boscobel WI 53805
County Road MS and Oakes Road Boscobel Wisconsin 53805 US

Boscobel Bluffs is a scenic 389-acre property in Grant County overlooking the City of Boscobel. This property is within the Wisconsin River Valley, and includes unique wind-blown features, rare dry prairie habitat, as well as oak savanna and oak woodlands. According to the Wisconsin Natural Heritage Inventory, dry prairie is considered globally rare and oak savanna is considered globally imperiled. These rare natural communities are home to species such as the State Endangered Wild Petunia, State Species of Concern Clustered Poppy Mallow, and State Threatened Tuberous Indian Plantain. This is also a great site for birding enthusiasts, as it is home to the elusive and State Threatened Hooded Warbler.

This property is available for low-impact, nature-based public recreation and education. Hiking, birding, nature photography, snow-shoeing, and cross-country skiing are all allowed and encouraged at Boscobel Bluffs. Hunting and trapping is allowed as per state and local ordinances.

Directions: From Boscobel, WI: From the intersection of State Highway 61 and County Road MS, head east on County Road MS. Just past the intersection of MS and Oakes Road, the trailhead of the Property is to the east/left of County Road MS.

Information from Mississippi Valley Conservancy

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