Enjoy birding by mini-train through
The Tiffany State Wildlife Area
along the Chippewa River
2019 Birding By Mini-Train:
Saturday, May 4, 7am-Noon,
and a 2nd train on May 4th from 1-5pm!
Saturday, September 28, 7am-Noon
Wings Over Alma Fundraising Event
A rare treat! Birding by mini-rail car through the Tiffany State Wildlife Area and the Chippewa River Bottoms. Riding the Chippewa Valley Motorcar Association's Mini-Train with a bird guide and a train historian through the Tiffany Bottoms during the spring or fall migration is an unforgettable experience.
For more information contact the Nature Center or call (608) 685-3303. The fundraiser requests a donation of $40 per person, which includes the train ride, a lunch that includes grilled brats, some of the best birding guides in the area, a history of the mini train, and local natives with knowledge of the Tiffany Bottoms wildlife area. Subject to weather conditions, event may be rescheduled.
DIRECTONS TO MINI TRAIN:
- From Wabasha, MN -Cross the bridge through Nelson, WI, on Highway 35; Turn right on Highway 25 north and drive 12 miles; Crossing guards will mark parking and train boarding location.
- From Durand, WI -Follow Highway 25 south 3 miles. Crossing guards will mark parking and train boarding location.