Curtis Prairie at UW Arboretum

Dane County, Wisconsin 53784

Curtis Prairie at UW Arboretum

Curtis Prairie at UW Arboretum Professional Review and Guide

"Explore environmental history on this hike through the world’s first restored prairie. Start at the University of Wisconsin Arboretum Visitor Center and skirt famed Curtis Prairie. You will then enter the Leopold Pines, named for the renowned naturalist who once worked at the University of Wisconsin.

Enjoy the hardwood forest of the Noe Woods, and pass by Curtis Pond. Walk along the south edge of Curtis Prairie before nearing wetlands and returning to the arboretum visitor center, worth a visit itself."

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Trail Information

Dane County
Nearby City
2.4
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
2-2.5 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season
UW-Madison Arboretum
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Aug 2018