Sandhill State Wildlife Area

9,500-acre tract with marshes, quiet woods and ferns, bison herds, and a variety of birds. Best time to view the Sandhill Cranes is mid-October. Automobile trails and observation towers. Learning center offers workshops on wildlife.

Hours of Operation

Open 4/1 to 10/31. Please phone ahead for exact dates.


Located 1 mile west of Babcock on Cty X.

Free Admission

  • Yes

Trail Length (miles)

  • 14

Natural Attractions Type

  • Wildlife refuges & reserves

Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type

  • Flat
  • Hilly
  • Open
  • Wooded


  • Yes