Kinnickinnic State Park

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Kinnickinnic State Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
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The mouth of the Kinnickinnic River at the St. Croix River.
Map showing the location of Kinnickinnic State Park
Map showing the location of Kinnickinnic State Park
Map showing the location of Kinnickinnic State Park
Map showing the location of Kinnickinnic State Park
Location Pierce, Wisconsin, United States
Coordinates 44°49′48″N 92°45′1″W / 44.83000°N 92.75028°W / 44.83000; -92.75028
Latitude and Longitude:

44°49′48″N 92°45′1″W / 44.83000°N 92.75028°W / 44.83000; -92.75028
Area1,242 acres (5.03 km2)
Established1972
Governing body Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Website Kinnickinnic State Park official site

Kinnickinnic State Park is a 1,242-acre (503 ha) Wisconsin state park in which the Kinnickinnic River, locally known as Kinni River, joins the St. Croix River. The mouth of the Kinnickinnic River forms a sandy delta upon which boaters can picnic and camp.

Flora and fauna

The banks of the Kinnickinnic River are lined with Weymouth pine trees. River is rich with trout.

Over 140 species of birds visit the Kinnickinnic Valley[ citation needed] during the bird migration, such as anseriformes. In the summer months the number drops to 85-90 mostly represented by pheasants and Grey partridge. In addition, there are also bald eagles in the winter months. In 1989 wild turkeys were resettled in the State Park.

The mammal wildlife that frequent Kinnickinnic State Park include various species of white-tailed deers, raccoons, American minks, red- and gray fox, Eurasian red squirrel, rabbit, weasel and North American beaver.

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