Open-Air Train Ride in the Tiffany Wildlife Area
Join us for an open-air mini train ride through remote areas of the 13,000-acre Tiffany Wildlife Area! This event is a Fundraiser for The Prairie Enthusiasts Chippewa Savannas Chapter.
Sat, May 20, 2023
7:45 AM CDT
Tiffany Wildlife Area
Chippewa Valley Motor Car Association
Thibodeau Rd, Durand, WI 54736
Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 7:45am
Ride will last approximately 4 hours.
Registration closes May 13th!
Learn about local birds and plants from experts Brian Collins and Mark Leach!
Several stops with chances to explore prime bird and polliator habitats, including open prairies, wetlands, and bottomland forest.
What should I bring?
We strongly recommend brining snacks, water, and a blanket or cushion to sit on. Feel free to bring binoculars, field guides, bug spray, and/or sunscreen if you like.
What should I wear?
Dress appropriately for the weather. Layers are always a good idea! Wear sturdy shoes for walking on uneven terrain that may be wet.
Who provides the train ride?
Chippewa Valley Motor Car Association, https://www.cvmca.info/
How do I get there? Where do I park?
CVMCA is located ~4 miles south of Durand off of WI-25, just before the intersection with Thibodeau Road. Traveling south on WI-25, the entrance will be on the right. Cross the train tracks and turn right again to enter the gravel parking lot. See map.
What if the weather is bad?
We will make the trip, rain or shine! Bring a poncho and/or umbrella for inclement weather. Some of the train cars will have canopies, but others are fully open.
Are there bathrooms available?
There is a Porta-potty available on the train.
Are there places nearby to stay the night or get a meal?
Cobblestone Inn & Suites, 325 W Prospect St., Durand, WI 54736
Check out the variety of local establishments in quaint downtown Durand!
What is at the end of the train line?
You will have to join us to find out!
TICKETS Selected during registration
Open-Air Train Ride in the Tiffany Wildlife Area (Non-TPE Member)
Open-Air Train Ride in the Tiffany Wildlife Area (TPE Member)