Roche-A-Cri Mound, SNA #183 (134/675)

Roche-A-Cri Mound is comprised of the eponymous mound which was once an island in Glacial Lake Wisconsin.  Found within Roche-A-Cri State Park, a parking area is located at the trailhead which in turn leads to the steps which will take you to the top. No stairmaster required after hiking this natural beauty.  Meaning “crevice in…

Sohlberg Silver Lake, SNA #166 (132/675)

Sohlberg Silver Lake features the eponymous lake as well as the surrounding forest, small bogs, and tamarack swamps.  Park at the dead end on 18th Avenue and walk east along the trail which winds to the lake. Exploring the lake shoreline was fairly easy as the high water covered most of the exposed mud flats….

Copper Falls, SNA #399 (68/674)

Copper Falls features waterfalls (of course!) as well as oxbows and dry and dry-mesic forests along the Bad River in Ashland County.  It is found within its namesake state park, with the SNA encompassing much of the land along the river north of its confluence with the Tyler Forks River as well as Copper Falls…