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Lengthy sections of boardwalk allows penetration into wetland.

Beginning from the southern parking area along Horicon Ternpike Auto Tour, this 0.4-mile easy hike carries visitors through brushland and mostly wetland. Boardwalks ease the wetland experience while providing a close up view of open water and cattail habitat. Sights of egrets, herons, and waterfowl reward the quiet visitor. Pets prohibited. Cross-country skiing is permitted, however, trails are not groomed.

Directions: From Waupun, WI, Travel several miles west along Hwy. 49. Turn right (south) following Horicon Ternpike Auto Tour south approximately 2.25 miles to parking area on right side of road.

Elevation: 850 feet

Elevation Gain: Minimal

Distance: 0.4 miles

Difficulty: Easy

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Horicon National Wildlife Refuge, Wisconsin

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