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PERROT STATE PARK, Wisc. — At the confluence of the Trempealeau and Mississippi River, you’ll discover one of Wisconsin’s most magical places.

Trempealeau Mountain, a natural river island, is a place of great beauty and cultural significance.

For thousands of years, long before the arrival of European settlers, Trempealeau Mountain has been a sacred place for Native American tribes.  There’s no access or public trails on the island, but you can experience the wonder of this place from the water.

You can rent a canoe or kayak at Perrot State Park, a Wisconsin natural treasure.  There’s camping and hiking and other activities the whole family will enjoy.

WGN’s Julian Crews takes you there in his latest installment of WGN’s Cruisin’ WI.

And here’s information and websites to help plan your trip:


Perrot State Park
W26247 Sullivan Road
Trempealeau, WI 54661

Travel Wisconsin
201 West Washington Avenue
Madison, WI 53703

Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources
Call Center Staff Available 7 Days a Week (7 a.m.-10 p.m.)
Call Toll Free 1-888-WDNRINFo (1-888-936-7463)
Open a chat session available from 7 a.m. to 9:45 p.m.
Bilingual Services
May I help you? ¿Cómo puedo ayudarle? Kuv pab koj tau licas?
Bilingual services are available
1-888-WDNRINFo (1-888-936-7463)

River Café
23991 3rd Street
Trempealeau, WI 54661