GWBNT LogoGWBNT HomeGWBNT Logo

Myrick Park Center

The Myrick Park Center is located at the north end of Myrick Park.  The La Crosse River Marsh borders the center to the north. Wetlands and woodland habitat, located on the La Crosse River Marsh (a riparian marsh).  Located on the route of one of the major North American migration flyways, the Mississipi flyway.

Species/Habitat Info:
Waterfowl spring summer fall
Shorebirds spring summer fall
Wading birds spring summer fall
Songbirds spring summer fall winter
Raptors spring summer fall winter
Game birds spring summer fall

Rare Breeders: Black Tern, Least Bittern, Common Gallinule
Rare seen during migration: Many!!!
Signature: Virginia Rail, Sora Rail, Warbling Vireo, Swamp Sparrow, Marsh Wren, Common Yellowthroat, Yellow Warbler, Great-crested Flycatcher, Wood Duck, Hooded Merganser, Bald Eagle, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Green Heron
Habitats: wetlands, woodlands, blufflands

Directions: The Myrick Park Center is located at 789 Myrick Park Drive.

Gazetteer: Page 40, B-1 (prior to 10th edition). | Page 74, B-2 (10th edition).

Myrick Park map

Phone: 608-782-2494.

Web site: Myrick Park Center | La Crosse River Marsh | Riverside Park

Site access info:
Free
Myrick Park Center open Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm
Myrick Park open every day, 6am-11pm
Open year round

Amenities:
Parking, restrooms, drinking fountain, gravel trails, viewing platform/observation blind, visitors center, handicap accessible, marsh viewing amphitheater to be added in 2017

Activities:
Biking, cultural attraction

Parking: Parking lots at each property.

Nearest food & lodging: La Crosse.

Other notable reasons to visit site:
WisCorps, the Wisconsin Conservation Crops is headquartered at the Myrick Park Center.  WisCorps offers year round public environmental education programs.  See website for details:
https://wiscorps.org/environmental-education/public-programs/