Hoffman Hills State Recreation Area
This 707-acre property is a mosaic of wooded hills, prairies and wetlands with a network of hiking and cross-country ski trails. It includes the highest spot in Dunn County with a 60-foot observation tower and spectacular views of the countryside. Forest birds found here are the Scarlet Tanager, Common Raven, Northern Rough-winged Swallow and Tufted Titmouse. In the wetlands, look for Green Herons, Green-wing Teal and Virginia Rails. In the prairies, look for Sedge Wrens and Common Yellowthroats. Deer, coyotes, mink, raccoons and muskrats share this day-use recreation area.
Directions: Exit I-94 north at Cty B
and go 2.5 miles to 730th Avenue. Go
2 miles east to 690th Street and turn
Gazetteer: Page 60, A-2 (prior to 10th edition). | Page 54, A-1 (10th edition).
Web site: WDNR Hoffman Hills State Recreation Area
Signature Species: Great Crested Flycatcher, Warbling Vireo and Eastern Wood-Pewee.
Seasonality: Open all year.
Parking: Parking lots provided.
Nearest food & lodging: Menomonie, 7 miles southwest.
Fee: State Trail Pass – No dogs allowed.