La Crosse Nature Guide

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

Mathy / Gerrard-Staff / Fitzpatrick Tract

Hiking/Walking

Biking

Cross Country Skiing

Snow-shoeing

Location / Access

Address:

N3041 County Road FA 

La Crosse, WI 54601

(Lat-Longitude: 43.830323, -91.199131)

Directions:

From Lousey Blvd, head east on Main St. It turns into Bliss Rd., which winds up the bluff. Approximately .5 mi past the turnoff to Grandad Bluff, turn left on County FA and drive 1.5 mi to a parking area at FA’s end.

Accessible By Public Transport?

No

Map View of Location

Parking:

At the end of FA, continue straight at the La Crosse Bluff lands sign to the gravel parking area, pictured below.

Street View to Parking Area

water and bluff view summer.jpeg
Site Information

Dominant Features

Biodiversity Rating: 4/5

Trees
Tall
Grass

Trail Map - (click for map) 

Refer to page 7 - Courtesy of MVC

Terrain:

Uneven

Unpaved

Moderate Inclines

Difficulty:

Moderate

Pets Allowed on Leash

Additional Notes:

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

  • No biking except on Quarry Trail.

Property Management and Link to More Information:

This property is protected by Mississippi Valley Conservancy (MVC) and maintained by the City of La Crosse. The Mathy/Gerrard-Staff/Fitzpatrick Tract is part of the La Crosse Blufflands Project - learn more on MVC's website here.

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