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Chippewa Flowage
15,300 acres of premier fishing in Sawyer County.
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway
over 92 miles of natural and scenic riverway.
Turtle-Flambeau Scenic Waters Area
scenic beauty and wild character in Iron County.
Willow Flowage Scenic Waters Area
an island studded reservoir with truly wild flavor.
Wild Rivers
protected free-flowing rivers.
LWSR locator map
Contact information
For information on the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway, contact:
Property Manager
Dept of Natural Resources
5808 County Highway C
Spring Green WI, 53588

Lower Wisconsin State RiverwayState Natural Areas and State Parks

The Lower Wisconsin State Riverway boundary contains 95,000 acres, of which over 45,000 are in state ownership that includes State Natural Areas (SNA) and State Parks (list below). The management is a team effort by wildlife managers, fisheries staff, foresters, park managers, wardens, land agents and various natural resource specialists.

State Natural Areas (SNA)

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State Parks

  • Wyalusing State Park

    The last bluff west marks the western reaches of the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway and the site of one of Wisconsin's most beautiful state parks- Wyalusing. The park is accessible by boat and canoe from the Mississippi River. Canoe and kayak rental is available at the park concession. The park maintains a marked canoe trail through the backwater of the Mississippi River.

  • Tower Hill State Park

    A picnic area, hiking trails, canoe landing, and a 15-site campground are available for the use and enjoyment of park visitors.

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Last revised: Friday March 20 2020