Located in southcentral Wisconsin, Riverland Conservancy’s Merrimac Preserve offers 1,642 acres of land to explore and enjoy. The property contains a variety of features including wetlands, prairies, savannas, forests, lakes, and streams. The terrain found at the Merrimac Preserve is gently rolling, while the steep and rugged Baraboo Hills provide a stunning backdrop. The preserve is open to the public for low impact recreation including hiking, birding, fishing, snowshoeing, and skiing. Come hike the trails and appreciate the solitude of this wild and open landscape.

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Plants of the Preserve

Click on the images below to identify some of the wildflowers you may encounter at the Merrimac preserve.