The Upper Kickapoo River Valley Today
Currently, the land in this portion of the Upper Kickapoo Valley is used primarily for recreation, although some parcels are leased to local farmers for crop production. The varied topography of the area lends itself well to recreations enthusiasts who canoe, ride horses, hike, bicycle, camp, and snowmobile. A number of designated trails traverse the area.
Archeological sites in the Kickapoo Valley Reserve represent important aspects of our national heritage. Therefore, archeological sites and artifacts are protected by state and federal laws. If you discover artifacts on public lands, it is essential that you bring these to the attention of one of the contacts listed below. This information will not only assist in learning about the past but in protecting these resources for future generations.
Wisconsin State Archaeologist · (608)264-6495
Western Wisconsin Regional Archaeologist · (608)785-8451
Kickapoo Valley Reserve · (608) 625-2960
Ho-Chunk Nation, Heritage Preservation, Cultural Resource Division · 1(800)561-9918