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Old Immigrant Trail is aptly named having served many westward bound immigrants needing passage over the Mississippi River.

The Old Immigrant Trail is a level and wide path sloping along the river. Early settlers heading westward used this trail to reach a ferry over the Mississippi River. Old Immigrant is heavily wooded running parallel to the Wisconsin River and its backwaters. Walnut Springs, Old Wagon, and Indian trails may be accessed from Old Immigrant.

Directions: From Prairie Du Chien, WI, Travel six miles south along Hwy. 18, then turn west on County C and travel another six miles. The trail is located in the northwest area of the park.

Elevation: 950 feet

Elevation Gain: Minimal

Distance: 1.3 miles

Difficulty: Easy

 
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Wyalusing State Park, Wisconsin


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