La Crosse Nature Guide

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

Upper Hixon Forest: Human Powered Trails

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

Site Information

Dominant Features

Biodiversity Rating: 4/5

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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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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