Authentic Wisconsin

Wisconsin Made Products and Distinctively Wisconsin Places and Events

Wisconsin Wildflowers.

Wisconsin Wildflowers

Official symbols of the State of Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Symbols

Lake Wingra Photo Blog.

Lake Wingra Photo Blog

Lake Wingra Haiku Walk.

Haiku Walk

Bees & Blossoms.

Bees & Blossoms

Famous Wisconsinites

Interesting facts about the State of Wisconsin such as Ripon being the birthplace of the Republican Party.

Wisconsin Facts

brats.

Wisconsin Made Products

Autumn:


milkweed.

Milkweed pods bursting next to Wingra Boats. – More –

October: (Still blooming or interesting in death.)


 

Lake Wingra at sunrise on October 18, 2021.

Above: Lake Wingra at sunrise on October 18, 2021.


It's thirty degrees.
The coots dive and mallards dip –
while Wingra dining.


Impatiens Balfourii still blooming along wood's edge by Wingra Park on October 20, 2021.

Above: Impatiens Balfourii still blooming along wood's edge by Wingra Park on October 20, 2021. This is a rare garden escapee that grows in the wild in only a few places in Wisconsin.

Autumn in Wisconsin


From Lake Superior to Lake Geneva – from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi River – Wisconsin offers a variety of Fall activities.




In the Press


There's still time to join a fall hike in southeastern Wisconsin this October
    – by Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Fall colors are popping around the state, and since they're not expected to peak until the third week in October in southeastern Wisconsin according to Travel Wisconsin's Fall Color Report, there’s still time to take them in on a hike.

Go to Milwaukee Journal Sentinel website