Nelson Dewey State Park

The Year of the Trail

There is no question about it -- the best way to see one of Wisconsin's state parks or forests is on foot.

Nelson Dewey State Park has several trails totaling about 3 miles in length.  The Prairie Trail  passes through a native prairie with nice views of the Mississippi River.  The Woodbine Nature Trail  is a self-guided nature trail passing through woods, near prairie and offers more views of the Mississippi River valley.  The Mound Point Trail  has fine views of the Mississippi River, passes near Indian Mounds, and has benches along the way so visitors can observe wildlife and birds flying on the Mississippi Flyway.  The park's newspaper includes more information on these trails and the other trails at Nelson Dewey State Park.

Nelson Dewey has fabulous overlook campsites, group campsites & quiet, wooded campsites.  Showers and picnic areas are easily accessible.


To make reservations, call:            

1-888-WI- PARKS (888-947-2757)   

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