Nelsen Dewey State Park - Wisconsin

Darter02Darter02 Major grinsMount Horeb, WIRegistered Users Posts: 946 Major grins
edited September 10, 2013 in Journeys
While not super exotic I thought I'd still share some shots I'd taken of a weekend trip my family took. We're transplants from Pennsylvania to Wisconsin so we're trying to explore a bit when we have time. Recently we thought we'd see what the bluffs above the Mississippi River where like. We had no idea it was a vast wildlife refuge that stretched from Illinois to the south, all the way up to Minnesota to the north.

I'll not bore you with the details of the trip here on the forum. If you are at all interested though I wrote a blog post about it, which you can read here.

My daughter gets her first look at the river valley below.


There's a section of native, wild prairie remnant still to be found in this park. It's full of interesting, beautiful flowers. This is also my favorite shot from the park.


There are some spectacular spots where you can just sit and watch the river flow.


Naturally, we all had to go dip our toes in the "Mighty Mississip."



  • David_S85David_S85 Spotter of Dgrin Spam and Oddities ChicagolandAdministrators Posts: 12,516 moderator
    edited September 10, 2013
    That second posted shot is fantastic! That said, I wished you had got more of the sun at the top and maybe a flare for mood.
    My Smugmug
    "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take" - Wayne Gretzky
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