Loon Lake State Wildlife Area

Ruffed Grouse

Ruffed Grouse

American Woodcock

American Woodcock

Sandhill Cranes

Sandhill Cranes

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle

This 3,123-acre site is a good place for the novice birder. A variety of habitat including forest, wetlands and Loon Lake make this area attractive to ducks, geese, deer, ruffed grouse, woodcock, gray squirrels, black bear and furbearers are the main species of interest for hunting or wildlife viewing. A large concentration of sandhill cranes can be seen on crop fields on the west side of the property in the fall.

Directions

Located 5.5 miles north of Turtle Lake via US Hwy 63, turn left (west) on 2-3/4 & 3-3/4 Streets. Follow this road to small parking areas throughout the property.

Features

  • On Water