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 Tree Trek Brochure (PDF).

Hudson Tree Treks Travel Wisconsin

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 Vine Street             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 Vine Street 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!