Thorp Pond, SNA #403 (102/675)

Thorp Pond contains several wetland communities centered around a bog lake, though the most interesting portions of the site are not publicly accessible.  To reach the site, park at dead-end on Quarterline Road East and walk southeast.  You will pass though a shrubbery-covered landscape grading into a pine forest and finally into a wet-mesic forest….

Milwaukee River Tamarack Lowlands & Dundee Kame, SNA #256 (92/674)

Milwaukee River Tamarack Lowlands & Dundee Kame features a variety of wetland communities and several glacial kames surrounding a stretch of the Milwaukee River in the Northern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest.  It is one of 11 SNA’s found with this forest unit.  There are several ways to access this SNA and I would…

Milwaukee River & Swamp, SNA #93 (91/674)

Milwaukee River and Swamp features a mixture of wet-mesic forests of the northern and southern varieties as well as a conifer swamp along the shores of the Milwaukee River and Mauthe Lake within the Northern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest.  It is one of 11 SNA’s within this forest unit.  The Ice Age…