La Crosse Nature Guide

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Skemp / Lenox Tract

Hiking/Walking

Biking

Location / Access

Address:

3998 Cty Rd B 

Onalaska, WI 54650

(Lat-Longitude: 43.859490, -91.196751)

Directions:

Follow Hwy 16 north to Cty Rd B. Turn right and follow for ¼ to ½ mile just past Bethany Evangelical Church. The parking area is on the right and the kiosk is the start of the trail. This is an up and back hike and at the top it becomes private land and it is marked as such.

Map View of Location

Parking:

Parking available in the grass / along the road at the trailhead gate.

Street View to Parking Area

Accessible By Public Transport?

No

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Site Information

Dominant Features

Biodiversity Rating: 5/5

Trees
Tall
Grass
Scenic
Overlook

Trail Map - (click for map) 

Refer to page 6 - Courtesy of MVC

Terrain:

Uneven

Paved

Steep Hills

Difficulty:

Hard

Pets Allowed on Leash

Additional Notes:

  • Biking - on Old Quarry Rd ONLY (see map)

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

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 Skemp/Lenox Tract is part of the La Crosse Blufflands Project - learn more on MVC's website here.

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