Powell Marsh Wildlife Area
Powell Marsh provides a parking area and vista lookout as well as dikes to walk along. A Great Wisconsin Birding & Nature Trail (Northwoods/Lake Superior region) site. View a variety of bird species such as waterfowl, Bitterns, shorebirds, great blue heron, songbirds, marsh hawks, eagles, sandhill cranes, Northern harrier, LeConte's sparrow, short-eared owl, Nelson's sharp tailed sparrow, sharp tailed grouse, Henslow's sparrow, Black Terns and more. Bring binoculars. The 1800 acre wildlife refuge is No-entry September 1 through December 31 during migration period except deer hunting during gun season. Also popular for hunting. Powell Marsh is approximately 4,303 acres. Vista pool drawn occasionally to repair dikes, control vegetation and attract birds.
USH 51 to Powell Road, then approximately 3 miles to overlook.
- On Water
Natural Attractions Type
- Wildlife Refuge & Reserves
Articles: Powell Marsh Wildlife Area
Wisconsin birds change up their migration patterns dramatically around weather patterns. Thousands pass through different locations in Wisconsin while picking a place to migrate. Here are just four of hundreds of species and where to find them. Read More