Koro Railroad Prairie (267/679)

Koro Railroad Prairie features a nearly 1/2 mile stretch of mesic prairie along the Mascoutin Valley State Trail in southwestern Winnebago County.  Park on the roadside on either Koro or Meadowbrook Roads, though the former is closer to the prairie than the latter. Koro has probably been one of the better railroad prairies that I…

Oakfield Railroad Prairie, SNA #328 (185/675)

Oakfield Railroad Prairie features mesic and wet-mesic prairies along two portions of the Wild Goose State Trail, a 34-mile long trail with one terminus in Fond du Lac and the other in Clyman Junction.  Park on the road near one of several trail intersections: CTH D, Lost Arrow Road, River Road, or Willow Lawn Road….

Ipswich Prairie, SNA #195 (165/675)

Ipswich Prairie encompasses a narrow, 1.2 mile long stretch of mesic prairie straddling the Lafayette-Grant County line along Ipswich Road southeast of Platteville.  Park anywhere along the road.  I don’t recall the width of the shoulder in this area, but the road was not a very busy one. Much of the area in this part…