Lodi Marsh, SNA #374 (32/674)

Lodi Marsh contains large wetland complex complete with streams and springs, but it also includes hill prairies and dry-mesic forests.  Rubber boots are recommended for marsh exploration, but hiking boots may also be suggested depending on your access point.  I would recommend accessing this site from the Ice Age Trail, for which there is a…

Parfrey’s Glen, SNA #1 (9/674)

A deep sandstone gorge dominates the site at Parfrey’s Glen, Wisconsin’s first State Natural Area. Designated in 1952, the area contains Parfrey’s Glen Creek, having cut through the Cambrian sandstone to form the gorge. The wet rock walls provide the environment for a more northern type of forest containing yellow birch, mountain maple,and red elder…