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Buckhorn State Park

Buckhorn State Park

Description

Buckhorn State Park is a paradise for water enthusiasts, hunters, hikers, campers and nature lovers. The park and two adjacent state wildlife areas cover more than 8,000-acres on a peninsula in the Castle Rock Flowage of the Wisconsin River and along the connecting Yellow River. Family and group campsites, unique cart-in camping, a cabin for people with disabilities, canoe trail and an accessible fishing pier, are all available at Buckhorn State Park.

Location

 Directions

  43.931099, -89.998756

County: Juneau

  • Event

    Critter Corner: Bats

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    Learn about bats at a drop-in event at the Beach.

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    Critter Corner: Turtles

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    Learn about Wisconsin’s 11 turtle species and the habitats they live in. 

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    Critter Corner - Owls

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    Whooo goes there? Owls of course! Fly over to join us for hands-on activities, crafts and fun.

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    Milkweed, Monarchs And Butterflies

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    Flutter by to learn more about butterflies!

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    Animal Tracks and Signs

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    Learn what animals leave behind that can help us discover “what has been here?”

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    Campfire Bingo and Scavenger Hunt

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    Play “campfire bingo” or go on a scavenger hunt and get a prize!

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    Sit and Spot, Be Mindful Of Nature (Nature Journals)

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    The practice of “Sit Spot” is one of the easiest ways to connect with nature. The basic concept is to find a place in nature, simply sit down, relax and just observe.

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    Universe In The Park

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    Join guest astronomers from UW-Madison for a PowerPoint presentation and a chance to view the night sky through a high-powered telescope.

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