February 10

Boghaunter Hiking Trail

Boghaunter Hiking Trail

Necedah National Wildlife Refuge Trails

Main Page – http://www.thelandman.net/boghaunter-trail.html


Boghaunter Hiking Trail which is located in the Necedah National Wildlife Refuge of Juneau County just outside of Necedah WI.  The Boghauter Trail consists of 3 named trail loops; Meadow Beauty Loop 0.8 miles offering a level mowed hiking area, Boardwalk Loop 1.75 miles sets a hike through sedge meadow plus prairie lands and finally Tamarack Loop 3.6 miles features a winding hike through several wildlife habitats, marshes and forests.   Boghaunter Trail was named after the Ringed Boghaunter Dragonfly which is in the Emerald family.  These dragonflies start out as a nymph then grow into an adult about 1.8 inches with a dark brown body, grayish blue eyes with a brownish orange head.  They can be found flying around the Wildlife Refuge in late spring about May & June.

Trail Loops – Grasslands, Marsh Savanna, Water plus Pine & Oak Forest

  • Meadow Beauty Loop – 0.8 miles
  • Boardwalk Loop – 1.75 miles
  • Tamarack Loop – 3.6 miles


Boghaunter Hiking Trail

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Posted February 10, 2016 by Blog-WI in category "Places in Wisconsin