Bear Bluff (314/689)

Bear Bluff features a mixture of wet and dry forests and open wetlands in the Jackson County Forest.  Situated within the basin of the former Glacial Lake Wisconsin, Bear Bluff can be accessed via Goodyear Road north of CTH HH.  Note that at the time of my visit in 2013, this stretch of road was…

Bauer Brockway Barrens (292/681)

Bauer Brockway Barrens features dry prairie and barrens natural communities in a rectangular parcel of land in the Jackson County Forest in the central portion of the county.  North Brockway Road runs along the site’s eastern border and  West Bauer Road bisects the site from west to east.  Parking ares are found near the northeastern…

Brockway Ponds (291/681)

Brockway Ponds consists of 5 separate ponds and associated wetlands within the Jackson County Forest.  The ponds can be reached via Funmaker Road, just south of STH 54.  From there, sandy trails, more or less, lead to the ponds. On my visit, water covered the road adjacent to the northernmost pond, which precluded access to…