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Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge Visitor Center

The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge has a Visitor Center on Brice Prairie with many displays and exhibits, a bookstore, and over two miles of trail through a renovated sand prairie. Occasional Saturday family programs are held here. Children and adults of all ages are welcome, free to the public.

The refuge is 261 miles long, the longest in the nation and one of the most visited.  With over 240,000 acres of wetlands, forest and river to explore you can enjoy the many eagles, songbirds, blue herons, tundra swans, egrets, ducks, and many more birds that make the Refuge their home or travel through on their migratory route.

The Refuge has 96 miles of marked canoe trails.  Including the Lake Onalaska Canoe Trail starting at Lytle’s Landing on Brice Praire and traveling through the backwaters to Lake Onalaska.

Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge Visitor Center

Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge

Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge

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National Eagle Center

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Snowmobiling

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La Crosse Escape Room

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Rivertown Rentals

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Human Powered Trails, Inc.

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Elroy Sparta Trail

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International Owl Center & Festival of Owls

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International Performing Arts Campus

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Myrick Park

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Mt. La Crosse

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National Wildlife and Fish Refuge Visitor Center

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Great River State Trail

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400 Wisconsin State Trail

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S&S Houseboat Rental

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Norskedalen Heritage & Nature Center

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Mississippi Valley Mayhem Roller Derby

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Ellistone Canoe & Kayak Rentals

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Fun ‘N the Sun Houseboats

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Mississippi Valley Conservancy

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Riverside Park

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La Crosse Area Family YMCA

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River City Water Ski Show Team

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La Crosse Segway Tours

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Xtra Mile Outdoors

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Uptown Cycle

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Schafer’s River Rentals

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Root River Trail Towns

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La Crosse River State Trail

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Rush WI West

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La Crosse Showtime

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Smith’s Bike Shop

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Wrench & Roll Collective

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Goose Island Campground & Park

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Grand Bluff Running

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Jump Start Adventure Park

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Ducks Unlimited

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Outdoor Recreation Alliance

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