- Estimated Cost: $10
- Deposit: $10
- Max Trip Size: 20 people
Perrot State Park (https://dnr.wi.gov/topic/parks/name/perrot/) is located on the Mississippi River flyway and next door to the:
- Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge (https://www.fws.gov/refuge/trempealeau/)
- Great River State Trail (user fee) (https://dnr.wi.gov/topic/parks/name/greatriver/)
- The confluence of the Trempealeau and Mississippi Rivers and Lock & Dam #6 (https://www.mvp.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation/Locks-Dams/igphoto/2000752387/)
- The driftless area of Wisconsin with scenic hills and quiet country roads.
This offers us the chance to:
- Hike in the park or the National Wildlife Refuge
- National Migratory Bird Day is May 9th and the Refuge will have special programming and hikes that day for kids (and adults).
- Bike on the Great River Trail to the Refuge or to Onalaska, or road bike on quiet country roads with plenty of climbs (Trout Run Rd and Hipbreaker)
- Paddle the backwaters of the Mississippi and/or paddle the Mississippi through Lock #6.
The group camp site has a capacity of 20 people but limited space for about 15 tents max, so buddy-up.
A Wisconsin State Park sticker is required ($11/day, $38 annual).
We’ll do a potluck on Saturday night.
There are fine dining choices nearby at Sullivan’s or in Trempealeau.