Necedah National Wildlife Refuge Trails
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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
43,000 Acres of Wisconsin Public Land
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Necedah National Wildlife Refuge is located in Necedah Township, Kingston Township, Cutler Township, and Finley Township of Juneau County just west of Necedah, WI. 54646. The refuge is a little under 70 square miles of wildlife habitat with 6 Trails, several named bodies of water including: Goose Pool, Sprague Pool, Harvey Pond, Suk Flowage, Cerney Flowage, Mather Flowage, Yellow River, Rynearson Flowage and more… Hiking, Hunting and Fishing is allowed in certain areas, certain times of the year so check with the Necedah Wildlife Visitors Center located on Headquarters Road. Not too far from the wildlife area is WI’s 2nd & 4th largest inland bodies of water Lake Petenwell and Castle Rock Lake both part of the Wisconsin River Flowage System.
- NO Camping
- Wildlife Observation
- Cross-Country Skiing
- Ice Fishing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mushroom Hunting
- Berry Picking
Necedah National Wildlife Refuge
What does Buckhorn State Park and Wildlife Areas have to offer?
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Buckhorn State Park WI is located in Germantown Township of Juneau County, Central Wisconsin on both Castle Rock Lake and the Yellow River. The park consists of about 6,000 acres of outdoor haven offering a little bit for everyone including the local Wisconsin Wildlife. There’s lot of outdoor photography opportunities and nature experiences to have if its camping, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, hunting, trapping, boating, swimming, fishing, backpacking, picnicking or just sitting back and watching the natural world go by. The state park includes miles of frontage and several boat launches offering tons of water activities on the Yellow River and Castle Rock Lake part of the Wisconsin Flowage system. Castle Rock is WI’s 4th largest inland body of water and is a manmade lake controlled by a hydro dam (creating hydroelectricity) to the South where the water turns back into the Wisconsin River.
Buckhorn State Park Camping:
There are a total of 53 campsites, 42 backpack / cart-in sites, about 3 drive in sites, 3 Group sizes up to 40 people and 1 handicap accessible campsite. This state park has a unique cart-in campsite giving you that true rustic camping feeling plus some camping areas are open year round for you snow enthusiast.
Buckhorn State Park Wisconsin