West-Central Wisconsin

CHIPPEWA RIVER STATE TRAIL - Flood Warnings are posted along the Chippewa River in Eau Claire, Dunn and Pepin counties. Expect sections of the Chippewa River State Trail to be flooded and impassible. River forecasts are showing flooding potential through April 24.

BUCKHORN STATE PARK - The lake level has been rising every day but is not high enough to put floating piers out yet.
People have been fishing along the shore by the Buckhorn Bridge.
Sandhill cranes, robins and more have returned to the park! We are slowly seeing signs of spring.
The Work & Play Day is scheduled for April 27, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Call the office at 608-565-2789 to sign up for this volunteer park clean-up day so activities and lunch can be planned.
The 60-unit campground is open and non-reservable until May 1. Some of the walk-in sites are open and non-reservable until April 22, said Heather Wolf, park manager.

ROCHE-A-CRI STATE PARK - The main gate and camping remain closed until the beginning of May. Visitors can hike through the woods to the petroglyphs and stairway.
Turkey vultures have returned to the park.
Carter Creek has been high at times with water on the Spring Peeper Trail.
The Work & Play Day is scheduled for May 4, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Call the Buckhorn office at 608-565-2789 to sign up for this volunteer park clean up day so activities and lunch can be planned, said Wolf.