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Myric Park

DNR Fisheries AreasLa Crosse Area Comprehensive Fishery Area

Myric Park is a 22 acre mostly wetland property within the La Crosse Area Comprehensive Fishery Area in La Crosse County. It is adjacent to a 13 acre park, owned by the City of La Crosse. The City park includes a zoo with both indoor and outdoor exhibits, handicap accessible playground, fenced in dog park, restrooms, public shelters, Indian mounds, and a La Crosse River marsh trail system with Wildlife viewing platforms. The La Crosse Marsh Trail is linked to the adjacent Hixon Forest Nature Center trails.

Location/Directions

Myric Park is is located on La Crosse Street near the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse athletic fields; T 16N, R 7W, sections 28 and 33.

Activities

Angling opportunities

shore and wading fishing

Recreational Opportunities

  • Fishing
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Bird watching

Objective

Myric Park is managed to protect the public trust, enhance coldwater fishery (game and non-game), and provide outdoor recreational opportunities.

Contacts/Partners

For questions and comments contact:

Senior Fisheries Biologist
Bureau of Fisheries Management
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
3550 Mormon Coulee Rd.
La Crosse, WI 54601
608-799-4920