Trails – Mascoutin Trail

New Sign Completed
Thanks to Ben Rowley and Jason Fink
Special thanks to our donors for making the project happen


 

Vines and Rushes Winery is located in the Winnebago County section of the trail. Trail users are always welcome to visit the winery.

Vines and Rushes Winery is located in the Winnebago County section of the trail. Trail users are always welcome to visit the winery.

 www.vinesandrushes.com

Summer on the trail.

Summer on the trail.

 

Rare sighting along the trail.

Rare sighting along the trail.

 

One of the trail's frequent visitors sunbathing in the water area.

One of the trail’s frequent visitors sunbathing in the water area.

 

Birds spotted along the trail
Photos courtesy of Tom Schultz

Yellow headed Blackbird male
Sandhill Cranes
Sandhill Crane
Red winged Blackbird male
Red winged Blackbird female
Green Heron
Great Egret
Great Blue Heron
Canada Goose family
Blue winged Teal
Black cr Night heron
Black Tern adult

 

The Mascoutin Trail’s name dates back to the Mascoutin Indian Tribe. The trail is a reclaimed part of the Milwaukee Road Railroad.

Natural beauty makes this trail a must for nature lovers. 

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Click here to download the full brochure 

 

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(Below)Reroute Near Completion Apr. 2011
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Kiosk located on Cty. Rd. F
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The Beautiful Mascoutin Trail
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The amazing view looking at the water from the trail
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