Eldorado Marsh Wildlife Area

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. The wildlife area consists of a rich mosaic of wetland types, small oak openings, shrub land, grasslands and agricultural land. The West Branch of the Fond du Lac River flows through the wildlife area. The original species rich sedge meadow wetlands have converted to reed canary grass and cattail vegetation because of human disturbance. There are a number of common garter snake hibernacula located on the wildlife area. The 3/4 mile long dike provides excellent access for wildlife viewing opportunity in the center of the wildlife area, especially during spring and fall migration.

Directions

The wildlife area is 5 miles west of the City of Fond du Lac. Take State Hwy. 23 west to County Trunk. I, travel North one mile to the southeast corner of the wildlife area. It lies between County Hwy. N on the north and State Hwy. 23 on the south.

Hunting Type

  • Deer
  • Duck
  • Goose
  • Pheasant
  • Turkey

Snowshoeing

  • Yes

Trails

  • Yes

Natural Attractions Type

  • Wildlife Refuge & Reserves