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La Riviere Park

La Riviere Park is owned by the City of Praire du Chien and has six miles of hiking trails. The site is located on the Bridgeport Terrace above the confluence of the Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers. Trails lead to woodlands and grasslands where you can see Scarlet Tanagers, Tufted Titmice, and White-eyed Vireos. The park has restrooms, a drinking fountain, camping and picnic areas, and a nature center with limited hours.

Directions: From Hwy 35/18 on the south side of Prairie du Chien, go one mile east on Vineyard Coulee Road.

Prairie du Chien map

Gazetteer: Page 32, D-2 (prior to 10th edition). | Page 82, E-3 (10th edition).

Phone: 608/326-7207.

Web Site: Prairie du Chien Parks

Signature Species: Eastern Bluebird and Lark Sparrow.

Seasonality: Open all year from 6am–11pm.

Parking: Parking lot.

Nearest food & lodging: Prairie du Chien.