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  • Eldorado Wildlife Area is a 6,381 acre property located in central Fond du Lac County. The wildlife area is 5 miles west of the City of Fond du Lac. Take State Hwy. '23' west to Co. Trk. 'I', travel N...
  • Mullet Creek Wildlife Area is a 2,217 acre property located in east-central Fond du Lac County. The wildlife area is located 15 miles east of Fond du Lac, and 10 miles west of Plymouth on Hwy '23'. Tr...
  • Deppe Wildlife Area is a 430 acre property located in western Winnebago County. The property consists of marsh and grassland, scattered with trees. There is approximately 80 acres of restored prairie ...
  • Dell Creek Wildlife Area is a 2,557 acre property located in Sauk County. Find it 7 miles northeast of Reedsburg and 7.5 miles west of Wisconsin Dells on Hwy H. Scattered properties along Dell Creek. ...
  • Deer Creek Wildlife Area is located in northeast Waupaca and northwest Outagamie Counties in the Townships of Deer Creek and Matteson. The wildlife area is approximately 1,500 acres in size....
  • Deansville Wildlife Area is a 1,970 acre (1690 DNR owned, 280 leased) property consisting of approximately 215 acres of upland grassland/agricultural land, 90 acres of mixed hardwood upland forest, 84...
  • Danbury Wildlife Area is one of four properties comprising the Glacial lake Grantsburg Work Unit. It occupies a portion of the Northwest Wisconsin pine barrens. Historically, wild fires were common in...
  • Cylon Marsh Wildlife Area is a 507 acre property located in St. Croix County. Approximately 228 acres are owned by the WDNR with an additional 279 acres protected for public use under perpetual easeme...
  • Cylon Wildlife Area is a 2,342 acre property located in St. Croix County. The property consists of upland and lowland hardwoods (~1300 ac.), sedge meadow (~700 ac.), grassland (~100 ac.), and wetland ...
  • Crex Meadows Wildlife Area is a 30,000 acre property of wetlands, brush prairies, and forests scattered across a gently rolling landscape. It is located in western Burnett County. Find it from Highway...
  • Collins Marsh Wildlife Area is a 4,200 acre property located in Manitowoc County. Find it approximately 12 miles west of Manitowoc and 2 miles south of Reedsville. You can access the property on the w...
  • Colburn Wildlife Area is a 4,965 acre property located in north-central Adams County not far from the Waushara County border. It is about 13 miles northeast of Friendship and 22 miles southeast of Wis...
  • Clam Lake Wildlife Area is a 285 acre property located in southern Burnett County, two to three miles east of Siren on Clam Lake and the Clam River. The habitat consists of a wide variety of lowland-w...
  • This 30-mile trail extends from Phoenix Park in downtown Eau Claire, at the confluence of the Eau Claire and Chippewa rivers, and travels south along the Chippewa River through a wide variety of habit...
  • Chimney Rock Wildlife Area is a 634 acre property in Trempealeau County. Find it 9 miles north of Independence along CTH Y, 2 miles west of State Hwy. 93. The property consists of hardwood forest, mar...
  • The Central Wisconsin Grassland Conservation Area (CWGCA) stretches in an “S” shape from southeastern Taylor County, through parts of Clark and Marathon Counties, between Stevens Point and Wiscons...
  • The Cattail State Trail travels for 18 miles on a former rail corridor between the communities of Amery and Almena in northwestern Wisconsin. Forests, farmlands, prairies, hills and various wildlife h...
  • C. D. (Buzz) Besadny Fish and Wildlife Area is a 2,632 acre property located in Kewaunee County. Find it west of Kewaunee with many access points (see map). The property is comprised mostly of forest,...
  • This trail in west-central Wisconsin follows the scenic Buffalo River valley for 36 miles between Mondovi and Fairchild. The river, which lends its name to the trail, was named by early French explore...
  • Buena Vista Wildlife Area is a 12,700 acre property located in southwestern Portage County. Buena Vista Wildlife Area consists of scattered parcels 10 miles east of Wisconsin Rapids and 4 miles south ...
  • Buckhorn Wildlife Area is a 1643 acre property contiguous to Buckhorn State Park and Yellow River Wildlife Area located on Castle Rock Lake in east-central Juneau County off of Highway G. Buckhorn Wil...
  • Southwest Wisconsin's driftless area, including the Southwest Savanna Landscape, is uniquely different from the rest of the state. Here the bogs, marshes and many lakes so characteristic of most of th...
  • Brooklyn Wildlife Area (associated with Story Creek Stream Bank Protection project) is located between Villages of Oregon, Brooklyn and Belleville, straddling the Dane/Green County line, about 15 mile...
  • Brillion Wildlife Area is 4800 acre property consisting of bottomland hardwoods, prairie, marsh, wetlands, some upland hardwoods and agricultural fields....
  • Borst Valley Wildlife Area is a 1343 acre property in Trempealeau County. Find it 7 miles northwest of Independence at the intersection of CTH V and CTH VV. The property consists of upland hardwoods, ...
  • The Blackjack Springs Wilderness now contains a total of 5,886 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Wisconsin. In 1978 the Blackjack Springs Wilderness ...
  • Blackhawk Lake Recreation Area is a 5,038 acre property located in Iowa County. Find it 3 miles north of Cobb on Hwy 80. Then 2 miles east on Hwy BH. The property is comprised mostly of upland forest,...
  • Bill Cross Rapids Wildlife Area is a 1,522 acre property located in Lincoln County. It was purchased in 1997 from Wisconsin Public Service. The property is split into two pieces from north to south by...
  • Big Swamp Wildlife Area is a 796 acre property in Buffalo County. Find it 5 Miles west of Mondovi south of Hwy. 10. Currently access is only available from Cty Hwy A on the south side of the property....
  • Big Muskego Wildlife Area is located in SE Waukesha County just SW of Milwaukee. It is South of I43 and North of St Hwy 36 and bordered by Cty Hwy Y on the West and Cty Hwy OO on the East....
  • Beaver Brook Wildlife Area is a 1,964 acre property located in south central Washburn County. Beaver Brook is one of the areas premiere Class I brook and brown trout streams, fed along its course by 1...
  • The railroad line was built to export white pine logs from the forests of northern Wisconsin to the cities of the Midwest. Today the Bearskin trail is a recreation corridor, surfaced with compacted gr...
  • Balsam Branch Wildlife Area is a 180 acre property located in Polk County. The property consists of marsh, pond, prairie grass fields, stream bottom, upland and lowland forest. ...
  • Badfish Creek Wildlife Area is a 1262+ acre property located in Dane County. The property consists of wetland (including fairly recent waterfowl scrapes on the west side), solid cattail, sedge marsh, ...
  • Avon Bottoms Wildlife Area is a 2734 acre property located in Rock County. The property follows the Sugar River bottoms through the Rock County Town of Avon, from County Highway T on the Rock/Green Co...
  • Augusta Wildlife Area is a 2,503 acre property located 4 miles north of the City of Augusta, in Eau Claire County. Kelly Road and it's junction with County Road G form the western and northen boundari...
  • Amsterdam Sloughs Wildlife Area is located in Burnett County just northwest of Siren. Access the area from County Road “D” on the north, County Road “N” on the west and several township roads ...
  • Amberg Wildlife Area is a 1,190 acre property located in North-central Marinette County, southeast of the community of Amberg. A vast majority (75%) of the property is young dense swamp conifer. Uplan...
  • Allenton Marsh Wildlife Area is a 1,160 acre property located in Washington County. Find it forty minutes north of Milwaukee and west of Hwy 41. The property is comprised mostly of wooded bottomland s...
  • Albany Wildlife Area is a 1532 acre property located just west of Albany in Green County. The area includes 282 acres of land leased for public hunting. Much of the area is wooded and follows the litt...
  • From downtown Sturgeon Bay, this 46-mile, county-operated trail winds south along the beautiful Ahnapee and Kewaunee rivers to Algoma, Casco, Luxemburg and Kewaunee, passing by a mixture of evergreen ...
  • Shortly after the turn of the century, harvest of the original hardwood, hemlock, and pine timber types occurred on the area now knows as the Ackley Wildlife Area....
  • Woodboro Wildlife Area is located about 10 miles west of Rhinelander in the Town of Woodboro. It consists of about 3,000 acres with a variety of upland forests with six small lakes. ...
  • Wood County Wildlife Area is a 21,000 acre property. Wood County Wildlife area lies in southwestern Wood County, approximately 20 miles north of Necedah, 25 miles south of Marshfield and 18 miles west...
  • Wolf River Bottoms Wildlife Area – LaSage Unit is located in west central Outagamie County in the Township of Ellington. The state owns and manages approximately 500 acres....
  • Wolf River Wildlife Area is located in northwest Winnebago County in the town of Wolf River....
  • The Wiouwash State Trail is named for Winnebago, Outagamie, Waupaca, and Shawano counties. This trail, built on a former rail corridor is maintained and operated by the four counties the trail travers...
  • This 34-mile rail trail skirts the western edge of the vast Horicon Marsh from Fond du Lac to Clyman Junction....
  • Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge is part of a large wetland complex on Lake Superior, near Ashland, Wisconsin....
  • Whitman Dam Wildlife Area is a 2253 acre property in Buffalo County. Find it 3 Miles southeast of Cochrane across main river channel from Merrick State Park....
  • This 12-mile trail follows a former rail corridor as it travels between Elkhorn and Burlington, passing by numerous bridges, scenic vistas, quaint towns, farmlands, and wetlands in Wisconsin's Southea...
  • White River Marsh Wildlife Area is a 12,000 acre property in northwest corner of Green Lake County and northeast corner of Marquette County. Find it approximately 6 miles north of the city of Princeto...
  • Weirgor Springs Wildlife Area is a 2,243 acre property located in southwest Sawyer County. Find it by taking State Hwy. 48 about 2 miles NW of Exeland, turn north onto Polish Rd. and go 1.5 miles to t...
  • Waunakee Marsh Wildlife Area is located in Dane County. ...
  • Van Loon Wildlife Area is a 3,918 acre property located in La Crosse County. It is located in the northwest corner of La Crosse County around 3 and 1/2 miles northwest of the Village of Holmen....
  • Underwood Wildlife Area is a 1,602 acre property located in northeast Iron County. It was purchased by the Conservation Department in the 1940's and 1950’s to protect the area as a deer yard. Cedar ...
  • This 74-mile trail on a former rail corridor is one of the longest rail trails in the state, running from Park Falls to the Wild Rivers State Trail just north of Rice Lake. The trail passes through pa...
  • Turtle Valley Wildlife Area is located in western Walworth County, northwest of the city of Elkhorn. County Hwy P and O disect the property into three areas. The property is approxmately 1,900 acres w...
  • This 6,226-acre refuge lies within the Mississippi River flyway. The refuge's rolling prairies, rich wetlands and bottomland forests support a variety of wildlife species. Established in 1936 by Presi...
  • Town Corner Wildlife Area is a 905 acre property located in north-central Marinette County. The property is a mix of lowland swamp conifer consisting of white cedar and spruce and uplands consisting o...
  • Totagatic Lake Wildlife Management Area is a 1,403 acre property located in southwest Bayfield County. It includes all of the 537 acre Totagatic Lake, one of northwest Wisconsin’s finest waterfowl h...
  • This 29-mile rail trail travels through scenic glacial terrain and farm country from Plover in Portage County to just outside the village of Manawa in Waupaca County, while passing through the communi...
  • Originally called the Jim Falls Wildlife Area, the DNR leased hunting rights on 5,000 acres of private lands beginning in the 1950’s. ...
  • Tiffany Wildlife Area has a diversity and abundance of wildlife habitat on more than 13,000 acres. The area contains one of the state’s largest, continuous bottomland hardwood forests. Beaver dams o...
  • Tichigan Wildlife Area is a 1521 acre property in northwest Racine County. The property can be found approximately 4 miles northwest of the Village of Waterford off of Marsh Road and can be accessed o...
  • Thunder Lake Wildlife Area is a 3,000 acre property located in northeast Oneida County, one mile north of the village of Three Lakes....
  • Theresa Marsh Wildlife Area is a 5,990 acre property located in northern Washington and eastern Dodge County. ...
  • Wetlands, wildlife, sandstone bluffs, rolling croplands and pastures are just a few of the sights you can enjoy on the '400' State Trail as it repeatedly crisscrosses the Baraboo River. ...
  • Ten Mile Creek Wildlife Area is a 410 acre property (including 200 acres of permanent water) located in the extreme southwest corner of Rusk County. The project is accessed via 30th St. (County Line R...
  • Tamarack Creek Wildlife Area is a 542 acre property in Trempealeau County. Find it 10 Miles north of Trempealeau on the west side of Hwy. 93. Access is along county highway F. The property consists of...
  • The Sugar River State Trail follows an abandoned railroad line in south central Wisconsin for 24 miles from New Glarus to Brodhead. A short access trail connects the Sugar River State Trail to New Gla...
  • Storrs Lake Wildlife Area was begun in 1949 for the purpose of providing public hunting, primarily for waterfowl and pheasant, and other compatible recreation....
  • South Beaver Creek Wildlife Area is a 1,000 acre property located west of Melrose in western, Jackson County. Access can be gained along County Hwy D, and Erickson and Busse road which come off of Cou...
  • Sheboygan Marsh Wildlife Area lies in northwestern Sheboygan County just a mile west and north of Elkhart Lake. It covers over half of the Townships of Russell and Greenbush. The area historically kno...
  • Shaw Marsh Wildlife Area is 900 acres of state owned lands comprised mostly of wetlands with scattered upland prairie. The marsh is a shallow wetland basin that was formed by the Wisconsin Glacier. Sh...
  • This 8.4-mile county-operated trail links with the Gandy Dancer State Trail south of the city of Superior in Douglas County. The trail begins near the town of Saunders and passes through the communiti...
  • The 9,150-acre State Wildlife Area was named for a series of gently rolling sandy ridges crisscrossing the property. Sandhill Wildlife Area lies within the bed of ancient Glacial Lake Wisconsin [Exit ...
  • St. Croix County Islands Wildlife Area and Apple River Canyon State Natural Area is a 1135 acre property (mainland, islands, and bed of Rice Lake) located in St. Croix County. The property consists of...
  • Rome Pond Wildlife Area is a property consisting of approximately 2500 acres of public land. Its central feature is a large open water cattail marsh surrounded by rolling hills covered with upland har...
  • Once designated to be a jet fighter base, Richard Bong State Recreation Area is fittingly named after Major Richard I. Bong, a Poplar, Wisconsin, native who was America's leading air ace during World ...
  • Rice Beds Creek Wildlife Area is a 3,181 acre property located in Polk County. It consists of rolling oak, aspen, and maple upland forest, lowland forest, stream, and ponds. Find it 6 miles northwest ...
  • This 14.5-mile rail trail shadows the steep walls of the Red Cedar Valley from Menomonie to its connection with the Chippewa River State Trail. Along its route, the trail passes through the communitie...
  • Rat River Wildlife Area is located in Winnebago County, two miles north of Winchester. The state manages and owns approximately 4,000 acres....
  • Prince’s Point Wildlife Area consists of approximately 2000 acres of mostly bottomland hardwoods and open water marsh, and is located just off of County Hwy D three miles northeast of Whitewater....
  • Poygan Wildlife Area is over 3600 acres in size, and located in east central Waushara County on the western shore of Lake Poygan. Access to the wildlife area is available from several town roads or by...
  • Powell Marsh State Wildlife Area is approximately 4,303 acres located in Vilas County. Find it in western Vilas County, 3 miles south of Manitowish Waters and 10 miles north of Lac du Flambeau. The Wi...
  • Potato Creek Wildlife Area is a 1,000 acre property located in the southwest corner of Rusk County at the outlet of Potato Lake. The area is most easily reached from Dziemela Rd. from County Rd. D (1/...
  • Pine Island Wildlife Area is a 5,165 acre property located just west of Portage on Levee Road off Hwy. 33. The property consists of approximately 1,240 acres of wetland, 1,955 acres of upland (grassla...
  • Pierce County Islands Wildlife Area is located 1 mile west of Bay City on Mississippi River. Located between Hwy. 63 and Bay City. Access by river....
  • Peters Marsh Wildlife Area covers 1,687 acres. The property is made up of a variety of habitat types including forests, fields, wetlands and native grass lands. This variety of cover provides homes to...
  • Peter Helland Wildlife Area is a 3,432 acre property located in Columbia County. Find it 6 miles east of Pardeeville on County Road P.The property consists of approximately 3062 acres of wetland, 325 ...
  • Peshtigo Brook Wildlife Area is a 2,373 acre property located in Oconto County. This area has extensive sedge meadows interspersed with dry oak, pine, and aspen forests....
  • Pershing Wildlife Area is approximately 7,900 acres and is located in west central Taylor County. The Pershing Project is comprised of two units located north of Gilman in an area lying west of State ...
  • Running 10 miles through the picturesque Bonner Branch Valley, this county-operated trail links Belmont with Calamine and the 47-mile Cheese Country Trail. The Pecatonica State Trail follows the old M...
  • Paul J. Olson Wildlife Area is a 2,995 acre property. Scattered parcels are located in western Portage and eastern Wood Counties, ranging from 40 to 860 contiguous acres. The property consists of non-...
  • Pattison State Park features the highest waterfalls in Wisconsin and the fourth highest waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains. Big Manitou Falls is 165 high, and Little Manitou Falls is 31 feet high. ...
  • Paradise Marsh Wildlife Area is a 1,590 acre property located in Columbia County. Find it by going south of Randolph 1 mile on Hwy. 73 to Hwy. G. Go west on G 3 miles to wildlife area. The property co...
  • Outagamie Wildlife Area is found in northwest Outagamie County in the Townships of Maine and Bovina, four miles north of Shiocton. The state owns approximately 1,000 acres....
  • Ranging between 1-5 miles north/northwest of Wheeler, this property is comprised of several small parcels scattered throughout the western half of Otter Creek Township. An additional 400 acres make up...
  • North Branch Milwaukee River Wildlife and Farming Heritage Area is within 20 miles of the Milwaukee metropolitian area and lies within the Milwaukee River Basin in northwestern Ozaukee, southwestern S...
  • North Bend Bottoms Wildlife Area is a 1,500 acre property located outside the town of North Bend, in southwest Jackson County. Access points can be found along Hwy VV. The property consists of floodpl...
  • Nichols Creek Wildlife Area is a 612-acre property located in the southwest portion of Sheboygan County about 4-miles southwest of Plymouth and just northwest of the Village of Cascade. The main acces...
  • New Wood Wildlife Area is a 4,635 acre property located in the west central portion of Lincoln County. Find New Wood Wildlife Area approximately 16 miles northwest of the City of Merrill. Go west on C...
  • New Munster Wildlife Area is a 1226 acre property located in western Kenosha County. The property can be found approximately 6 miles west of the Village of Paddock Lake off of HWY KD. ...
  • New Auburn Wildlife Area is a 1176.19 acre property in Barron County consisting of marsh, prairie grass fields and forested upland.Find it by following Hwy SS south of Chetek for 4 1/2 miles. ...
  • The 43,656-acre refuge was established in 1939 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. ...
  • Navarino Wildlife Area is found in southern Shawano and northeast Waupaca Counties in the Townships of Navarino, Waukechon, Lessor, Hartland, and Matteson. The property is approximately 15,000 acres o...
  • Mukwa Wildlife Area is located in southeastern Waupaca County. It consists of approximately 1,300 acres that are state owned.The wildlife area is comprised for the most part of bottomland hardwoods, l...
  • This property is 4100 acres and is often referred to locally as the 'Elk Mound Swamp'. It is located near the village of Elk Mound, between Menomonie and Eau Claire, approximately 1 mile west of exit ...
  • Mud Lake Wildlife Area is a 2,262 acre property located in Columbia County. Find it south of Rio 1 mile on Hwy. C, then west on Drake Road 1 mile. The property consists of approximately 1450 acres of ...
  • Miscauno Cedar Swamp features a northern wet-mesic forest in a steep-sided basin along the South Branch of Miscauno Creek. The timber varies from nearly pure stands of pole-sized white cedar to mixtur...
  • Nestled in the valley of the Little Eau Pleine River, the George W. Mead Wildlife Area (Mead) encompasses over 33,000 acres of open marshes, hardwood and aspen forests, and grasslands. It is one of th...
  • Near the headwaters of the Little Eau Pleine River, McMillan Marsh Wildlife Area is a diverse landscape of wetlands, woodlands, and grasslands. The area is approximately 6,500 acres in size and is loc...
  • McKenzie Creek Wildlife Area is a 5,497 acre property located in Polk County. It consists of rolling upland aspen, oak, and maple forest, lowland forest, trout stream, lakes, tamarack/black spruce bog...
  • This county-operated trail goes past farms, prairies and wetlands in scenic Green Lake, Winnebago and Fond du Lac counties. The Mascoutin Valley State Trail, built on a former railroad corridor, is di...
  • Maine Wildlife Area is found in northcentral Outagamie County in the Township of Maine with the state owning approximately 750 acres....
  • Mack Wildlife Area is found in northcentral Outagamie County in the Township of Bovina. The property is approximately 1,350 acres in size....
  • The Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway is a federally-protected system of riverways located in eastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin. It protects 252 miles (405 kilometers) of river, includin...
  • Loon Lake Wildlife Area is a 3123 acre property located mostly in Barron County with a small portion in Polk county. It consists of rolling upland oak, maple, and aspen forest, grass fields, waterfowl...
  • This 1088 acre property is located in the town of on Dane in Dane County. It is on the Columbia County border. It is bordered by Highway Y on the west; Highway 60 at the northern tip; Riddle Road whic...
  • Little Rice Wildlife Area is a 1,900 acre property located about 4 miles west of the city of Crandon in Forest County. The property consists of a 1,200-acre flowage on the Wolf River as well as adjace...
  • Lima Marsh Wildlife Area is 2,048 acres state-owned (2704 acre goal), plus 466 acres leased for public hunting. It is located northeast of Milton, in Rock County Town of Lima. Access from Willow Road,...
  • Liberty Creek Wildlife Area is a 400 acre property located in Albany and Brooklyn townships, Green County. The area is mostly marsh with native vegetation or canary grass. There is 25 acres of upland ...
  • Leola Marsh Wildlife Area is an 1,860 acre property located 15 miles southeast of Wisconsin Rapids. It can be accessed from County Hwys D and W. The wildlife area is predominately non-native cool seas...
  • Lawrence Creek is a cold, hard water trout stream with an excellent stream flora and fauna. Originating in ground moraine about one and a half miles upstream, the creek is internationally famous for r...
  • Lakes Coulee Wildlife Area is a 808 acre property located 2 Miles southwest of Blair on both sides of STH 95 in Trempealeau County.State acquisition on the Lakes Coulee Wildlife Area occurred in 1960 ...
  • Lake Noquebay Wildlife Area is a 1,300 acre property located in Marinette County. About 70% of the wildlife area is composed of sedge meadows, emergent marsh vegetation, and lowland shrubs. The wooded...
  • Lake Mills Wildlife Area is comprised of a diverse variety of habitat types currently covering approximately 3300 acres. The habitat types include open water marsh, large areas of wet prairie, lowland...
  • Lake Butte des Morts Wildlife Area is a 265 acre property located near the mouth of the upper Fox River. Follow Rivermoor Road north off Hwy. 21 to Schubert Road. Turn east on Schubert and follow to e...
  • The 21.5-mile La Crosse River State Trail has been developed from the abandoned Chicago and Northwestern Railroad between Sparta and La Crosse. ...
  • Koshkonong Wildlife Area is a property of approximately 800 acres consisting of a high quality deep water marsh which transitions into shrub carr and bottomland hardwoods. On the south side of the pro...
  • Knapp Creek Wildlife Area is a 5001 acre property (2998 owned and 2003 easements) located in Richland County. The property consists of creek, forest, prairie, and farmland. Find it 5 miles east of Bos...
  • Kimberly Clark Wildlife Area is a 8,700 acre property located 12 miles west of Phillips in Price County. The property consists of bracken fern grasslands, upland aspen/fir, northern hardwoods and tama...
  • Killsnake Wildlife Area is located in both southeastern Calumet and southwestern Manitowoc Counties. The property is approximately 7000 acres with a desired goal of 9106 acres....
  • Keizer Lake Wildlife Area is a 1,352 acre property located in central Burnett County, in the southwest corner of Jackson Township. Hwy T boarders the west side and Hwy A borders the south and part of ...
  • Kiel Marsh Wildlife Area is an 843 acre property located just south of the City of Kiel in east-central Wisconsin. The property lies at the junction of Sheboygan, Calumet, and Manitowoc Counties....
  • The Kickapoo River Wildlife Area is a 5697 acre property (1927 acres state-owned and 3770 acres private lands under easement for hunting and fishing only) located within the Lower Kickapoo and Kickapo...
  • Joel Marsh Wildlife Area is a 1,192 acre property located in Polk County. It consists of flowages, grassland, and upland forest....
  • Jennings Creek Wildlife Area is a 530 acre property located in Columbia County. Find it by heading north out of Rio on Hwy. SS 2 miles to Jennings Road, then east on Jennings less than 2 miles to Ludw...
  • Jefferson Marsh Wildlife Area consists of approximately 3000 acres lying between 1 and 3 miles east/southeast of the City of Jefferson, Jefferson County. This wildlife area is primarily a large wetlan...
  • Jaeger's Island Wildlife Area is a 0.2 acre property located a quarter mile offshore north of Doemel Point in southern Asylum Bay, Lake Winnebago. The habitat consists of trees, grass, and shrub....
  • Jackson Marsh Wildlife Area is a 2,312 acre property located in eastern Washington County north of Hwy 60. Find it from the intersection of Highways 45 and Highway 60 near the Village of Jackson, go e...
  • Horicon Marsh is the largest freshwater cattail marsh in the United States. Located in southeast Wisconsin, this vast wetland is only one hour drive from Milwaukee and Madison. While this marsh in ren...
  • Hook Lake – Grass Lake Wildlife and Natural Area is a 1092 acre property located 4 miles south of Madison and McFarland in the Town of Dunn, Dane County. The property lies within Schneider Road on t...
  • Honey Creek Wildlife Area is a 1023 acre property in western Racine County. The property is divided into four separate blocks. Habitat on the property consists of oak woodland, lowland woodland, shall...
  • Holland Wildlife Area is a 536 acre property consisting of bottomland hardwood forest, a small area of cedar forest and open grassland. The grassland has some prairie restoration. ...
  • Hoffman Hills State Recreation Area offers 707 acres of preserved and restored wooded hills, wetlands, and prairie traversed with hiking and cross-country ski trails. It's an excellent bird watching a...
  • This 4-mile, county operated trail connects the communities of Hillsboro and Union Center, while crossing wooded and agricultural lands, winding streams, and the beautiful Baraboo River. ...
  • High Cliff is the only state-owned recreational area on Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin's largest lake.High Cliff gets its name from the limestone cliff of the Niagara Escarpment, which parallels the easter...
  • Heritage Hill State Historical Park, also called Heritage Hill State Park, is a 48-acre (19 ha) open air museum of 25 historical structures in Allouez in metropolitan Green Bay, Wisconsin. It is liste...
  • The Headwaters Wilderness now contains a total of 18,188 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Wisconsin. In 1984 the Headwaters Wilderness became part o...
  • Hay Creek-Hoffman Lake Wildlife Area is a 13,800+ acre property located 8 miles northeast of Park Falls in Ashland and Iron Counties. The property is heavily timbered with aspen, northern hardwoods, l...
  • The Hank Aaron State Trail provides a continuous connection between Milwaukee's Miller Park Stadium and the Lake Michigan lakefront for bicyclists, walkers, runners, and skaters. ...
  • Located in west central Waushara County, 3 miles northeast of Coloma and 1 mile southeast of Hancock, the Greenwood Wildlife Area lies on the edge of a pitted outwash plain creating a flat sandy topog...
  • Green Bay West Shore Wildlife Area is a 4,894 acre property located in Marinette County. This area has extensive marshes at the mouth of the Peshtigo River and bottomland hardwood forests along upstre...
  • Green Bay National Wildlife Refuge consists of Hog Island (2 Acres), Plum Island (325 Acres), and Pilot Island (3.7 Acres). The islands are located in Lake Michigan, near Washington Island, off the ti...
  • This 24-mile trail travels through prairies and backwaters of the upper Mississippi River valley. Built on an abandoned Chicago-Northwestern railroad line, the trail has a finely crushed limestone sur...
  • Gravel (4 acres) and Spider (23 acres) islands comprise the Gravel Island National Wildlife Refuge. These islands are located in Lake Michigan, approximately 1 mile east of the northern tip of the Doo...
  • Grassy Lake Wildlife Area is a 695 acre property located in Columbia County. Find it 3 miles southeast of Rio on Hwy. 16. Take Erdman Road or Fischer Road off Hwy. 16. The property consists of approxi...
  • Grand River Marsh Wildlife Area is a 7,000 acre property located in southwest Green Lake County and southeast Marquette County near Lake Puckaway. Find it approximately 5 miles south of Montello, 11 m...
  • Goose Lake Wildlife Area is a 2,296 acre property consisting of approximately 570 acres of open grassland, 550 acres of mixed hardwoods upland forest, 430 acres of open marsh and floating sedge meadow...
  • Running between Wisconsin's two largest urban areas, this trail stretches for 52 miles through farmlands and glacial topography. The trail travels through 10 small towns from Cottage Grove to Waukesha...
  • Germania Marsh Wildlife Area is a 2400 acre property in north central Marquette County. Find it approximately 5 miles west of the city of Neshkoro on Cty Hwy N, or approximately 12 miles south of the ...
  • Gardner Swamp Wildlife Area is a 1,180 acre property located in Door County. The property consists of forest and marsh. Find it southwest of Sturgeon Bay. To access the west side of the property, from...
  • This 98-mile, interstate trail crosses into Minnesota and then back again into Wisconsin on its way from St. Croix Falls to its connection with the Saunders State Trail just south of Superior....
  • The 4-mile Friendship State Trail passes through woods and scenic farmland in Calumet County while traveling between the communities of Forest Junction and Brillion. The trail connects to the Fox Rive...
  • French Creek Wildlife Area is a 3,450 acre property located in Columbia County. Find it 6 miles northeast of Portage on Hwy. F. Disjunct ownership in towns of Fort Winnebago and Marcellon in Columbia ...
  • From downtown Green Bay, the Fox River State Trail winds along the beautiful Fox River before extending for 25 miles along a former rail corridor. The Fox River corridor has a rich history, beginning ...
  • Fox River National Wildlife Refuge, managed by staff at Horicon National Wildlife Refuge, encompasses 1,054 acres of wetland and upland habitat along the Fox River in Marquette County, Wisconsin. ...
  • Flat Creek Wildlife Area is a 373 acre property located on the center boarder of Washburn and Sawyer Counties, in Bass Lake Township of both counties. The habitat is comprised of aspen, swamp conifer,...
  • Fish Lake is part of the Northwest Wisconsin Pine Barrens. The “Barrens” extends from northern Polk County to southern Bayfield County and covers 1,500 square miles. This large sand plain is a res...
  • Fischer Creek State Recreation Area is a 124-acre (50 ha) unit of the Wisconsin state park system. The park preserves about a mile of shoreline on Lake Michigan flanking the mouth of Fischer Creek....
  • Evansville Wildlife Area is a 5500 acre property located south and east of Evansville in Rock County. It contains 704 acres of state owned marsh immediately south of the city of Evansville, 240 acres ...
  • Considered the first rail-to-trail in the United States, the Elroy-Sparta State Trail remains one of the most popular trails in the country. With three rock tunnels and five small towns along its 32.5...
  • This 25-mile county-operated trail extends from the historic city of West Bend into the scenic countryside of eastern Wisconsin past the glacial landscape of the Kettle Moraine State Forest. Built on ...
  • Commonly referred to locally as the 'Dunnville Bottoms', the Dunnville Wildlife Area is 4,200 acre property located between Menomonie and Durand, bound by the Chippewa River on the south and County. ...
  • Douglas County Wildlife Area is Located between Solon Springs and Gordon in Douglas County. The property is approximately 4,005 acres (994 owned, 3,011 leased from Douglas County) of pine barrens....
  • Dewey Marsh Wildlife Area is a 6,005 acre property located 6 miles north of Stevens Point. Access to the property can be found off of Co. Hwy X. Hay Meadow Road passes through the center of the proper...
  • This scenic rail trail in Brown and Manitowoc counties travels through four small communities while passing by a wide variety of scenery, including farmlands, prairies, rivers and wetlands. The trail ...