Friday, July 10, 2015

Video of White Tail (Red) Trails at WI park

Day hikers can enjoy a pleasant walk amid a meadow and oak woods on the White Tail (Red) Trails at Wisconsin’s Willow River State Park. The combination of 2.66-miles of trails offers an opportunity to spot white-tailed deer and listen to songbirds.

To reach the park, from Interstate 94 east of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, take Exit 4 and head north on U.S. Hwy. 12 for about 1.6 miles. When Hwy. 12 turns east, continue straight on County Road U for about 0.3 miles to County Road A, where you’ll continue for another 1.5 miles. The park’s entrance is on the road’s left/west side. The park’s entrance is on the road’s left/west side. Park in the lot for the Group Campground on the entry road’s south side.

Here’s a video of a cluster of oak trees with songbirds taken during spring along the White Tail (Red) Trails:

Here's an article more fully describing the trail.

Learn more about nearby day hiking trails in my Day Hiking Trails of St. Croix County guidebook.