descriptions and directions
White Pine Hollow SP - Dubuque County
GPS Coordinates: 42.6311803, -91.1216354
Management: None listed
Description: Target species here include Ruffed Grouse, Acadian Flycatcher, Louisiana Waterthrush (at least one nesting pair each year), Kentucky Warbler, Blue Grosbeak. Not well covered by area birders due to remote location.
Habitat: Mixed deciduous and coniferous forest, but the pines are being shaded/crowded out.
Warning: rugged terrain! Trail system not well maintained.
Directions: Take Highway 52/3 north out of Dubuque and proceed about 26 miles to the village of Luxemburg. At Luxemburg, turn right (north) onto Highway 52, proceed 1.5 miles and turn left onto Lake Road. Follow Lake Road for 1.2 miles to a small parking area on the left. Park here and hike the path through the preserve. Alternate access: At Luxemburg, continue west on Highway 3 for 2 miles and turn right onto White Pine Lane. Follow this road to its end and a small parking area. Trail access is limited here.
Public Hunting Area
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Important Bird Area: IBA Entry for White Pine Hollow SP