La Crosse Nature Guide
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Van Loon Wildlife Area
Location / Access
Trailhead - McGilvray "Seven Bridges" Rd
N8327 Amsterdam Prairie Rd
Holmen, WI 54636
(Lat-Longitude: 44.021264, -91.306064)
From La Crosse, take WI-16 to US-53 N in Onalaska. Follow US-53 N to Old Wisconsin 93 Trunk N in Holland. Continue to Amsterdam Prairie Rd (about 1.5 miles)
Map View of Location
There is a gravel parking lot at the start of the trail.
Overview of Parking & Trail Access
Accessible By Public Transport?
Biodiversity Rating: 5/5
courtesy of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Brief, moderate incline to access trail
Pets Allowed on Leash
Must be leashed April 15-July 31
Property Management and Link to More Information:
Van Loon Wildlife Area is owned by the Wisconsin DNR and trails are maintained by the Friends of McGilvray Rd. More information here.