© Photographed September 1, 2015
Erected by Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
and UW Extension
Black River Falls, Jackson County, Wisconsin
Castle Mound State Natural Area
The marker is located at Castle Mount Campground on eastbound East 2md Street / U.S. Route 12, east of its intersection with Hickory Street, at or near W10325 US-12, Black River Falls, Wisconsin 54615.
Black River State Forest: Castle Mound Campground
These markers are also at this location:
- Explore the Black River State Forest
- The Black River State Forest
- Welcome to the Castle Mound Nature Trail
The Castle Mound State Natural Area
was established in 1952 because of its
unique geological features and old-growth
Wisconsin's State Natural Areas
preserve significant geological
features or outstanding examples
of native biological communities.
they are often the last refuge for
rare species of animals, plants, fungi,
lichens, and other organisms.
Watch for birds. Red-tailed and
Cooper's hawks are known to nest
Plants typical of the northern forest
include Pipissewa, Large-leaved aster,
Patridge berry, and Wintergreen.
Along the 1.5-mile nature trail, you
can enjoy unique rock features and
abundant plant and animal life.
The marker is part of this four-marker kiosk.
The marker is located at Castle Mound Campground.
The marker is located in Black River Falls, Wisconsin.