Traveling Ted is a blog that takes readers along on my adventures hiking, canoeing, skiing, and international backpacking. Many blogs focus on one aspect of backpacking, but I tackle both the outdoor adventure side and international exploration as well.

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Bong Prairie Wisconsin

Richard Bong State Recreation Area near Burlington, Wisconsin

Richard Bong State Recreation Area in southern Wisconsin near Burlington is a beautiful park featuring varied landscapes. Prairies with summer wildflowers are interspersed with hardwood forests and wetland areas. This pictures features them all with the prairie in the foreground, a marsh in the middle, surrounded by forest, and Verne Wolf Lake in the distance.

Richard Bong State Natural Area is part of the Wisconsin State Park system. There is a fee system to enjoy all of these parks. For more information on the fees click here. The Wisconsin State Parks do have a reservation system. In order to avoid my debacle, make sure you reserve on busy summer Saturday weekends.


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