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City of Hudson
505 3rd Street
Hudson, WI  54016-1694
Ph: 715-386-4765
Fx: 715-386-0804
info@ci.hudson.wi.us

Hudson Tree Treks
Overview
The Tree Treks are a self-guided tree identification tour of Hudson's beautiful urban forest. 

Tree Trek Goals
  • Learn to identify trees
  • Try a new type of tree in your yard
  • Teach your children well
  • Build community...Volunteer!
  • Plant a diversity of trees to limit impacts of climate change

For more information, please see the PDF in the link below.

Tree Trek Brochure

New Street Trees on Vine Street



Lakefront Park
With a wide variety of tree species, our alluring Lakefront Park is a point of pride for Hudson. Here is a list of trees that can be found there:
  • Bicolor Oak
  • Bur Oak
  • Catalpa Spp.
  • Cottonwood
  • Ginkgo
  • Green Ash
  • Hackberry
  • Honeylocust
  • Kentucky Coffeetree
  • Red Maple
  • River Birch
  • Weeping Willow
  • White Pine
  • White Spruce



Vine Street Stormwater Reconstruction
With the expansion of Vine Street, 57 trees were cut down and 100 replacement tree planted in their place. Sixteen new species of trees were planted, including low maintenance large trees on the North side and low growing shorties under the wires on the South side.

Below is a list of trees that can be found on Vine Street. Each tree with have a tag identifying it.

South Side / Short Trees
1st - 2nd      Phipps, 109 Locust - 3 Japanese Tree Lilac
                   627 2nd Buena Vista - 3 Blue Beech

2nd - 3rd     630 2nd (parking lot) - 3 Little Leaf Linden
                   220 Vine - 1 Crimson Cloud Hawthorne

3rd - 4th     302 Vine - 2 Blue Beech, 2 Juneberry
                  322 Vine (Alano) - 2 Redbud
                  328 Vine (Gherity) - 2 Ironwood

4th - 5th     416 Vine - 1 Japanese Tree Lilac
                  420 Vine - 1 Crimson Cloud Hawthorne
                  424 Vine - 1 Blue Beech

5th - 6th     504 Vine - 2 Blue Beech
                  508 Vine - 1 Blue Beech, 1 Crimson Cloud Hawthorne
                  514 Vine - 2 Crimson Cloud Hawthorne
                  617 6th - 2 Redbud, 1 Juneberry

6th - 7th     602 Vine - 1 Juneberry
                  604 Vine - 1 Juneberry
                  606 Vine - 1 Japanese Tree Lilac
                  614 Vine - 1 Japanese Tree Lilac, 1 North Star Cherry
                  618 Vine - 1 North Star Cherry
                  620 Vine - 1 Blue Beech
                  626 Vine - 1 Blue Beech

7th - 8th     702 Vine - 2 Ironwood
                  708 Vine - 2 Redbud, 1 Crimson Cloud Hawthorne
                  716 Vine - 1 Crimson Cloud Hawthorne, 1 Ironwood

8th - 9th     804 Vine - 1 Ironwood, 2 Juneberry, 2 Redbud
                  816 Vine - 1 Blue Beech
                  820 Vine - 1 Blue Beech


North Side / Large Trees
1st - 2nd     Library, 700 1st - 3 Kentucky Coffeetrees
                  Library, 700 1st - 2 Swamp White Oak

2nd - 3rd    702 2nd - 1 Silver Linden
                 221 Vine - 1 Pin oak

3rd - 4th     309 Vine - 1 Pin oak
                  311 Vine - 1 Pin Oak
                  325 Vine (Edward Jones) - 3 Ginkgo

4th - 5th     403 Vine (Valley) - 2 Swamp white oak
                  415 Vine - 1 Swamp white oak
                  415 Vine - 1 Swamp white oak
                  427 Vine - 2 Kentucky Coffeetree

5th - 6th     503 Vine - 2 Pin oak
                  511 Vine - 1 Pin oak, 1 Kentucky Coffeetree
                  519 Vine - 2 Kentucky Coffeetree
                  527 Vine - 2 Swamp white oak

6th - 7th     607 Vine - 3 Pin oak
                  615 Vine - 1 Kentucky Coffeetree
                  621 Vine - 2 Ginkgo
                  627 Vine - 1 Ginkgo

7th - 8th     701 Vine - 2 Swamp white oak
                  711 Vine - 1 Kentucky Coffeetree
                  719 Vine - 3 Pin oak
                  729 Vine - 1 Swamp white oak

8th - 9th     805 Vine - 1 Skyline honeylocust
                  821 Vine - 1 Sky Honeylocust, 1 Pin oak



River Crest Elementary Tree Trek
Students planned and planted the RC Arboretum - There's a teaching forest at every school in the district!