Indians, voyageurs, explorers,
missionaries, traders and pioneers travelled
this path from the waters of the
Great Lakes to those of the Mississippi.
To all who pass this way
this trail is dedicated.
This tablet was placed by
Claude Jean Allouez Chapter D.A.R. 1933
Rededicated by Rice Lake Chapter
5-057-WI D.A.R. 2004
NOTE: This marker is easy to miss -- look for turnout for the Brule-St. Croix Portage marker, directly across the highway (see photo below).
Wisconsin DNR: Brule River State Forest History and Features
National Park Service: The Brule Portage Trail
Portage Trail Travelers: Historic Portage Trail and Brule Bog Boardwalk