Crex Meadows Wildlife Area

Waterfowl at Crex Meadows Wildlife Area


    • Camping
    • Pets Welcome/Inquire
  • Hunting Type
    • Deer
    • Duck
    • Goose
    • Pheasant
    • Turkey
    • Small Game
    • Black bear
    • Ruffed Grouse
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Wildlife Refuge & Reserves
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Wisconsin History
  • Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
    • Flat
    • Open
  • Toilets
    • Yes
  • Snowshoeing
    • Yes

Crex Meadows Wildlife Area

102 East Crex Avenue - Grantsburg, WI 54840
Information: 715-463-2739
Open daily, year-round.
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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. The Crex Meadows Visitor Center offers a number of educational events/workshops throughout the year including photo club, snowshoeing, birding, camps, little wildlifers, and more.