Potato Creek State Wildlife Area

This 984-acre property includes marshes and streams, flowages and small pothole ponds surrounded by grasslands and upland forests. Four miles of hiking trails give the bird watcher good access to the property. Ruffed Grouse, Barred Owl and Pileated Woodpeckers are found in the forested part of the property. Grassland birds including meadowlarks and a variety of sparrows are found in the meadows. Eagles and Osprey hunt for fish in the flowages.


From Bruce travel 8 miles southwest on Hwy. 40, turn west 1.5 miles on Cty. D to Dziemela Road and the property. Three parking lots are located around the property.

Natural Attractions Type

  • Wildlife Refuge & Reserves