La Crosse Nature Guide

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Holland Sand Prairie State Natural Area

Hiking/Walking

Snow-shoeing

Cross Country Skiing

Location / Access

Address:

W7781 County Rd MH 

Holmen, WI 54636

(Lat-Longitude: 43.970154, -91.294688)

Directions:

From La Crosse follow Hwy 53 north to CTY Rd MH exit. Turn left onto McHugh Road and follow to trailhead which is just past Beaver Builder Supply. For trailhead, pull off on the left.

Map View of Location

Parking:

There is a small paved area in front of a gate where you can park your car.

Street View of Parking Location

Accessible By Public Transport?

No

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Site Information

Dominant Features

Biodiversity Rating: 5/5

Tall
Grass

Trail Map - (click for map) 

courtesy of MVC

Terrain:

Unpaved

Flat

Difficulty:

Easy

Pets not allowed

Additional Notes:

  • Caution - Hunters may be present on property. Dress accordingly during hunting season.

Property Management and Link to More Information:

This property has a conservation easement held by Mississippi Valley Conservancy (MVC). The property is owned by the Town of Holland, with management and maintenance shared by the Town, MVC, the Prairie Enthusiasts, and the Friends of Holland Sand Prairie. Learn more about this property on MVC's website here.

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