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Acorn Trail is the longest trail in Roche-A-Cri State Park offering views of the park's ancient petroglyphs and pictographs.

Roche-A-Cri State Park offers four trails that cover a distance of five miles. The longest trail is the Acorn Trail extending 3.5 miles through mostly upland habitat providing views of the park's ancient petroglyphs and pictographs. Tree types seen include oak, pine and aspen. The trail nears Carter Creek, a known trout fishery; ask park staff about rules, regulations, and environmental precautions prior to fishing. Acorn Trail also skirts past Chickadee Rock, a small 250-foot rock mound. The trail may be accessed near campsite no. 28 or several trailhead parking area on the east side of the mound. South of the park, Czech Avenue offers a parking location. Czech Avenue runs perpendicular to the Hwy 13. Other trails accessible from Acorn include Spring Peeper and Turkey Vulture.

Directions: From Friendship, WI, Travel north about one mile on Hwy. 13 to reach the park entrance. The trail may be accessed near campsite no. 28 or several trailhead parking areas on the east side of the mound. Access is also off Czech Avenue (south of mound), which runs perpendicular to Hwy. 13.

Elevation: 900 feet

Elevation Gain: 50 feet

Distance: 3.5 miles

Difficulty: Moderate

 
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