La Crosse Nature Guide

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Upper Hixon Forest: Human Powered Trails

Hiking/Walking

Biking

Location / Access

Address:

Cty Rd FA

La Crosse, WI 54601

(Lat-Longitude: 43.821682, -91.191153)

Directions:

Head north on West Ave S toward Jackson St. Turn right onto Main St and continue onto Bliss Rd. Continue onto Co Hwy F/Co Rd F. Turn left onto County Rd FA and continue about 0.8 miles.

Map View of Location

Parking:

There is a parking lot at the trailhead.

View of Parking Area 

Accessible By Public Transport?

No

water and bluff view summer.jpeg
Site Information

Dominant Features

Biodiversity Rating: 4/5

Trees
Tall
Grass
Scenic
Overlook

Trail Map 

          Lower Hixon (winter) 

          Lower Hixon

        Upper Hixon

Terrain:

Mixed

Uneven/Unpaved

Difficulty:

Variable

Easy/Moderate/Difficult

Pets Allowed on Leash

Additional Notes:

  • Hixon Forest Trails connect at various points throughout the forest.

  • Mountain biking practice track (pictured below). 

Property Management and Link to More Information:

This property is owned and managed by the City of La Crosse. Find more information here.

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