La Crosse Nature Guide

A one-stop resource of outdoor places for nature connections in La Crosse County

Bluebird Springs Recreational Area

and Campground

Location / Access


N2833 Smith Valley Rd

La Crosse, WI 54601

(Lat-Longitude: 43.822815, -91.163869)


From La Crosse, head north on West Ave S toward Jackson St. Turn right onto La Crosse St, then turn left onto WI-16. Continue straight onto WI-16 E/WI-16 Trunk E. Turn right onto Co Hwy B/Co Rd B. Turn right onto Smith Valley Rd then turn left to stay on Smith Valley Rd. 

Map View of Location


There is a paved parking lot.

Overview of Recreational Area

Accessible By Public Transport?


Site Information

 Dominant Features





Biodiversity Rating: 3/5 

Trail Map 

None available at this time






Pets Allowed on Leash

Additional Notes:

  • Visitors $1/day

  • Other feature include a campground, spring-fed swimming hole, playground, restaurant, and volleyball and basketball courts. 

Property Management and Link to More Information:

This property is owned and managed privately. Find more information here.

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This creation of this Guidebook was a collaborative effort, led by the Nature Connections program of the La Crosse County Health Department. The program is currently funded by Mayo Clinic Health System and the Paul E. Stry Foundation. Thank you to the following organizations for their support:

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