Quincy Bluff and Wetlands State Natural Area

Quincy Bluff and Wetlands State Natural Area are located in Quincy Township of Adams County, Central Wisconsin and is part of the Central Sands Plains.  There is a lot of wilderness with a couple key features like Quincy Bluff, plenty of Wisconsin Wildlife, Lone Rock and a view of Rattlesnake Mound.  This public area allows hunting, fishing, wildlife viewing, edible foraging for mushrooms and berries, BUT NOT ALLOWED is camping, vehicles, campfires and non-edible collecting like rocks, fossils etc… It’s also located not far from Castle Rock Lake, Castle Rock County Park, Wisconsin River and Solberg Silver Lake SNA which is also public land open to hunting.   Quincy Bluff is about 200 feet in height, but it seems that Lone Rock is more popular for hikers.

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Quincy Bluff and Wetlands State Natural Area

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Waters in Quincy Bluff and Wetlands SNA

  • Duck Creek
  • Part of 3 Reservoir

Activities Allowed:

  • Hunting
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Trapping
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Fishing


Activities NOT Allowed:

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Features of this SNA – State Natural Area


Area Wisconsin Wildlife

  • Whitetail Deer
  • Wild Turkey
  • Turkey Vultures
  • Black Bear (rare sightings)
  • Snakes
  • Turtles
  • Sand Hill Cranes
  • Bats
  • Ducks
  • Fox
  • Gray Wolves
  • Butterflies
  • Birds
  • Bald Eagles
  • Golden Eagles
  • Osprey

 

Nearby Communities

Local Area Lakes, Rivers & Creeks

  • Wisconsin River
  • Castle Rock Lake
  • Silver Lake
  • Duck Creek
  • Klein Creek
  • Fairbanks Creek
  • Risk Creek
  • Easton Lake
  • Friendship Lake
  • Little Roche-A-Cri Creek

Area Wisconsin Public Land

  • Sohlberg Silver Lake State Park
  • Castle Rock County Park - Adams County Side
  • Castle Rock Dam
  • REM-Risk Creek
  • Easton Lake County Park
  • Castle Rock County Park - Juneau County Side
  • Buckhorn State Park
  • Roche-A-Cri State Park
  • Friendship Park
  • Burt Morris Park
  • Yellow River State Wildlife Area


Lone Rock Links:
http://wisconsin-explorer.blogspot.com/2015/05/hiking-lone-rock-trail-at-quincy-bluff.html
http://www.summitpost.org/lone-rock-wisconsin/858413

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WI DNR) Owns Quincy Bluff & Wetlands

Quincy Bluff & Wetlands SNA