Sandhill State Wildlife Area

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Information: 715-884-2437

The 9,150-acre State Wildlife Area was named for a series of gently rolling sandy ridges crisscrossing the property. Sandhill Wildlife Area lies within the bed of ancient Glacial Lake Wisconsin - an expansive region of flat, marshy land interspersed with forests covering parts of seven counties in central Wisconsin. The property features low, sandy uplands of oak, aspen and jack pine forests, large marshes and many flowages. A small herd of American bison, white-tailed deer, ruffed grouse, Canada geese, ducks, loons, bald eagles, sandhill cranes, shorebirds, songbirds, hawks, owls and furbearers find a great home here at Sandhill. You will find the land is a remote, quiet wildlife oasis amidst a bustling world dominated by people.

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  • Free Admission
    • Yes
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
    • Wildlife Refuge & Reserves
  • Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
    • Flat
    • Hilly
    • Open
    • Wooded
  • Toilets
    • Yes
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 14
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