Directions to Walking Iron
Walking Iron. County Park
Mazomanie, Dane County Foray Leaders Judy & Bob Kaplan
Walking Iron has some of the best unplowed dry prairie left in Dane County, as well as restored dry prairie and dry woods on the parking lot level. This area has some of the best stomach fungus diversity, and the lower level, along Marsh Creek, some of the best Bolete and Cortinarius diversity.
DIRECTIONS TO WALKING IRON: Walking Iron is located in the northwestern corner of Dane County.
-Take the Hwy 14 west exit from 12/18 past Madison.
-Continue on Hwy 14 past Mazomanie, its industrial park, and the cemeteries on the left and right of the road.
-Take the next right (north), on Mahocker Rd. past the railroad tracks and turn left (west) on Hudson Road, goover the bridge, then right (north) on Beckman Rd.
-Go ¾ miles on Beckman to the North Parking Lot on the right.
We will have lunch at the park shelters, which are back up Hudson Road toward town.
Bring a lunch; we usually collect till noon, eat lunch and look at finds.
Address - 6064 Beckman Rd. Maszomanie Wi 53560
If you have questions, contact Bob Kaplan 847-740-0978.