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Natural Areas

  • Numerous species of native plants and wildlife use the upland prairies surrounding Wilson State Fishing Lake. The area is a good example of semi arid habitat due to the very thin soils which cover alt...
  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve is a United States National Preserve located in the Flint Hills region of Kansas, north of Strong City. The preserve protects a nationally significant example of th...
  • The St. Francis Wildlife Area is located three miles west and two south of St. Francis. The area is bisected by the Republican River, and is a mixture of grasslands, crop fields and riparian timber. T...
  • The Spring River Wildlife Area is unique in that the area is located within the Ozark Plateau in the extreme portion of SE Kansas. The Spring River borders the east side of the property for a length o...
  • Slate Creek Wildlife Area is located approximately 7 miles south and 1.5 miles west of Oxford, Kansas. The area consists of 947 acres, of which; 50 acres are marshes, and the remainder is grassland, c...
  • Sheridan Wildlife Area is located 4 miles north and 3 miles east miles of Quinter. The property is managed by Ks. Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism and comprises 458 acres of land....
  • Rooks State Fishing Lake is located 2 1/2 miles south and 2 miles west miles of Stockton. The property is managed by Ks. Department of Wildlife and Parks and comprises 67 acres of water and 246 acres ...
  • Norton Wildlife Area, located 3 miles southwest of Norton, comprises Sebelius Reservoir and adjacent lands except for the State Park and Federal Operation Areas. At the current water elevation, the wi...
  • The 705 acres that make up the Nemaha Wildlife Area are open to hunting during the open seasons. White-tailed deer, squirrels, rabbits and turkey are plentiful in the woods. Migrating waterfowl and sh...
  • The property is rugged country dotted with over 1,000 strip-mine lakes, steep-sided hills and dense vegetation. Unmined areas consist of mature bottomland woodland and small crop fields. The strip-min...
  • The lake and fishery was renovated in 2001. Renovation included removal of the existing fishery, habitat construction, and fish stockings. Initial stockings included largemouth bass, bluegill, redear ...
  • The Mead (George W.) Wildlife Area is a state wildlife area covering 33,000 acres (130 km2) in central Wisconsin. It includes portions of Marathon, Portage, and Wood counties. It is managed by the Wi...
  • Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge is one in a system of over 550 refuges administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and dedicated to the preservation and conservation of wildlife.  T...
  • Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge is one in a system of over 550 refuges administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and dedicated to the preservation and conservation of wildlife.  T...
  • Lovewell Wildlife Area has 2,215 acres of public hunting area available around the reservoir. Lovewell Dam impounds approximately 3,000 surface acres of water and is situated on White Rock Creek. Love...
  • La Cygne Lake is a 2,600-acre cooling reservoir for a coal-fired generating plant owned by Kansas City Power and Light, with 2,000 acres of the watershed comprising the wildlife area. The area is most...
  • Three areas at Jeffrey Energy Center have be designated wildlife management areas. Management area 1 is open to the general public with uncontrolled access for hunting and fishing. Management area 2 i...
  • Jamestown (Kansas) Wildlife Area consist of 3,239 acres (13.11 km2) in Northern Kansas.[1] It is located primarily in Republic County, Kansas and partially in Cloud County, Kansas. Driving directions...
  • Green Bottom Wildlife Management Area is located on former plantation lands of U.S. Congressman and Confederate General Albert G. Jenkins.[3] The 1,096 acres (444 ha) in Cabell County and Mason Count...
  • This property consists of 900 acres of CRP grassland with a dry creek bottom running the length of the property. This drainage is flanked on both sides by native shortgrass prairie. A single parking a...
  • Concannon State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area is located on the north side of Highway 56, approximately 17 miles northeast of Garden City Kansas. Approximately 410 acres of grassland, 300 acres of cr...
  • Historically Cheyenne Bottoms has been a lake of varying size, a mudflat, or dry. With management to control water and provide a secure way-station for migrating waterfowl and shore birds, it now has ...
  • The lake has a steep to shallow rocky shoreline and shallow mudflats on the upper end. Water clarity is usually very good. Eight fishing piers and many rock and brush fish attractors enhance angling o...
  • Cedar Bluff State Park is divided into two, unique areas along the shorelines of Cedar Bluff Reservoir. The Bluffton Area, on the north shore, provides nearly 350 acres for visitors....
  • The diverse habitat on Byron Walker Wildlife Area includes riparian woodlands, native prairie, wetlands and marshes, and cropland which makes the area a great destination for hunting a variety of game...
  • Brown State Fishing Lake (sometimes also known as Brown State Fishing Lake And Wildlife Area) is a protected area in Brown County, Kansas in the United States. The lake is 62 acres (0.25 km²) in a...
  • Big Hill Wildlife Area is comprised of 1320 acres of land. The area contains 870 acres of grassland, 180 acres of timber and 100 acres of crop and hay land. Two ponds provide fishing opportunity for b...
  • The Big Basin Prairie Preserve is a 1,818 acres (7.36 km2; 2.84 sq mi) nature preserve owned and managed by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks. The main features are St. Jacob's Well, a wa...
  • That's right. Kansas fishing isn't what it used to be. It's much more. Oh, we still have some of the best channel, flathead, and blue catfishing to be found, but today Kansas anglers have great variet...
  • Channel catfish are found in nearly every stream, river, pond, lake, and reservoir in the state. They remain one of the most popular angling species....