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Old Immigrant Trail

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Nice trail that offers a good look at the Wisconsin River backwaters.


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Map Key

2.4

Miles

3.9

KM

86%

Runnable

1,121' 342 m

High

694' 212 m

Low

447' 136 m

Up

361' 110 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (4°)

22%

Max Grade (13°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildlife

Description

Starting from the trail's west end, the trail runs down the bluff in a series of switchbacks before leveling out along the bottom of the bluff. From there, it follows the Wisconsin River backwaters and offers a chance to look at the wildlife inhabiting these marshy areas. The last leg of the trail is a gradual climb back up the bluff to the Wisconsin Ridge Campground where the trail ends.

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Shared By:

Jim Johannsen

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#157

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#15,114

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Heading east with the Wisconsin River on the left.
Oct 23, 2017 near Prairie…, WI
The marshy areas in the Wisconsin River backwaters can be buggy, but offer lots of wildlife viewing opportunities.
Oct 23, 2017 near Prairie…, WI
Heading down the switchbacks near the trail's intersection with the Sentinel Ridge Trail.
Oct 23, 2017 near Prairie…, WI

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