National Natural Landmarks

Chiwaukee Prairie

Chiwaukee Prairie
Chiwaukee Prairie

The best remaining wet prairie in Wisconsin, Chiwaukee Prairie is a remnant of a once widespread vegetation type along the southern shores of Lake Michigan. The site includes several rare plant species.

Location: Kenosha County, WI ; Kenosha County, WI

Year designated: 1973

Acres: 94

Ownership: State, Private

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