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Hiking trails re-open in the La Crosse area

Marsh Trails
Marsh Trails in La Crosse open again after water damage.

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) - As the weather gets warmer, more people will be hiking around the La Crosse area.

With the increase in temperatures and ideal trail conditions, the following trails are now open for outdoor recreation:

  • Hixon Forest Trails
  • Upper Hixon Forest Trails
  • The Gateway Trails
  • Mathy trails
  • Hass and Dobson Tract
  • La Crosse River Marsh Trails
  • Pammel Creek trails,
  • Bud Hendrickson trails,
  • Chad Erickson Park Trail
  • VIP/Green Island/Houska Trail
  • Pettibone Park Lagoon Trail

The City of La Crosse Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department reminds trial users to follow trail etiquette. That includes following marked trails and signs being courteous of other trail users and yielding to uphill traffic, among others.

Additionally, there should be no camping, no fires, no smoking, no littering, and all animals must be on a leash while hiking or walking on the trails.

Chip O'Brien

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