Nelson Dewey State Park Article

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Nelson Dewey State Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Dewey Heights Prairie, Nelson Dewey State Park.jpeg
Dewey Heights Prairie, Nelson Dewey State Park, May 2011
Map showing the location of Nelson Dewey State Park
Map showing the location of Nelson Dewey State Park
Map showing the location of Nelson Dewey State Park
Map showing the location of Nelson Dewey State Park
Location Grant, Wisconsin, United States
Coordinates 42°43′51″N 91°1′10″W / 42.73083°N 91.01944°W / 42.73083; -91.01944
NELSON DEWEY STATE PARK Latitude and Longitude:

42°43′51″N 91°1′10″W / 42.73083°N 91.01944°W / 42.73083; -91.01944
Area756 acres (306 ha)
Established1935
Named for Nelson Dewey
Governing body Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Website Nelson Dewey State Park

Nelson Dewey State Park is a 756-acre (306 ha) Wisconsin state park on the Mississippi River. The land was once part of the Stonefield estate of Nelson Dewey, the state's first governor.

Activities and amenities

  • Trails: The park offers 2 miles (3.2 km) of hiking trails with bluff-top views of the Mississippi River Valley. [1]
  • Camping: The campground has 45 sites, four of them walk-in sites located along the top of the bluffs. [2]

References

  1. ^ "Nelson Dewey State Park: Activities and recreation". Wisconsin DNR. March 25, 2013. Retrieved September 5, 2013.
  2. ^ "Nelson Dewey State Park: Camping". Wisconsin DNR. September 5, 2013. Retrieved September 5, 2013.

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