Welcome to Norskedalen

Norskedalen hiking trails will open to the public at 9 a.m. on May 4, 2020!

In order for our grounds to be open, we have strict parameters in place as directed by the  La Crosse County Health Department to insure safety for all.


Beginning Monday, May 4, 2020, please call us at 608-452-3424 for reservations and additional directions.

Norskedalen (which means the Norwegian Valley), is a nature and heritage center dedicated to preserving, interpreting and sharing the natural environment and cultural heritage of the area surrounding Coon Valley in southwest Wisconsin. Norskedalen has so much to offer in so many different ways, exploring the natural beauty, regional history and traditional cultural heritage of the region.

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Visit The Valley

Whether you come to experience the natural beauty of the coulee region, the history of those who have lived here throughout time or the Norwegian heritage preserved in the buildings and artifacts, Norskedalen has something unique and very special to offer.

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Get Involved

There are many great ways for you to get involved at Norskedalen! Each one helps us preserve Norskedalen for future generations to enjoy!