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Crex Meadows Wildlife Area
This state-owned, 30,000-acre complex of marsh, woodlands and prairies is located in Burnett County north of Grantsburg. Crex Meadows features colonies of nesting herons, breeding eagles and osprey, sharp-tailed grouse and trumpeter swans, Karner blue butterflies and Blanding's turtles as well as large concentrations of sandhill cranes, waterfowl and eagles in the fall.
Hours of Operation
Open daily, year-round.
Directions: The Crex Meadows Visitors Center is located at the corner of county roads D and F just north of Grantsburg. The property spreads north and east, covering 30,000 acres. A paved parking lot is located at the visitors center, with grass parking areas scattered throughout the property.
- Disabled Access
- Pets Welcome/Inquire
- Small Game
- Black bear
- Ruffed Grouse
Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
- Wisconsin History
Natural Attractions Type
- Wildlife Refuge & Reserves
Dining: Near Crex Meadows Wildlife Area