Crex Meadows Wildlife Area, Grantsburg

#37 of 86 in Wildlife in Wisconsin
Crex Meadows Wildlife Area is about 30,000 acres. Originally part of the Wisconsin Pine Barrens, it is now the state's largest remaining portion of this globally endangered ecosystem. The rare sedge marsh and brush prairie habitats make the area a utopia for wildlife, which in turn, makes Crex a paradise for bird watchers, naturalists, botanists, hunters, and all other hearty explorers who are interested in the great bounty that nature offers.
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  • Great place for birding. Varied habitat lends itself to a large variety of species. The website has a map of the property with interesting information about each area. Wish that was available in print...  more »
  • We kayaked the St. Croix River and the livery driver mentioned Crex Meadows as we passed by. We returned later, missing the hours to go into the visitor center. I googled the auto-tour and found the n...  more »
  • I love wildlife and I would love to be part of this organization soon but don’t have the money for the fees. Someday soon hopefully. The events sound like so much fun. Jamie
  • An amazing place to see wildlife any time of year, but in particular nesting and migrating seasons are special.

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