Pershing State Wildlife Area

Established in 1953, the Pershing Wildlife Area consists of two large and separate tracts, encompassing approximately 7,400 acres, which are intensively managed for the production of Sharp-tailed Grouse and waterfowl. The Fisher River and associated tributaries, which support several rare, threatened and endangered species, runs through the area. The property contains 15 flowages and gravel trails, as well as an osprey, cormorant and heron rookery.


From Hannibal in western Taylor County, travel two miles west on Cty. M -û the two lobes of the wildlife area lie north and south of Cty. M.