Mead State Wildlife Area

Marshfield, Wisconsin

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At 33,000 acres, this state-managed wildlife area is one of the largest in Wisconsin. Wetlands and forest attract migratory birds in spring and fall, delighting birders with a list of identified species surpassing 270.This is easy walking on dikes and two-track roads, and it’s ideal for wildlife viewing.
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Hiking Wisconsin

by Eric Hansen, revised by Kevin Revolinski (Falcon Guides)

At 33,000 acres, this state-managed wildlife area is one of the largest in Wisconsin. Wetlands and forest attract migratory birds in spring and fall, delighting birders with a list of identified species surpassing 270.This is easy walking on dikes and two-track roads, and it’s ideal for wildlife viewing.

© 2016 Eric Hansen, revised by Kevin Revolinski/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Marshfield
Distance: 6.1
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Moderate
Duration: 2.5 hours
Season: April - August
Accessibility: Dog-friendly
Local Contacts: George W. Mead Wildlife Area, S2148 CR S, Milladore, 54454; (715) 457- 6771; www.meadwildlife.org
Local Maps: George W. Mead Wildlife Area map, USGS Big Eau Pleine Reservoir quad (inc.)
Driving Directions: Directions to Mead State Wildlife Area

Recent Trail Reviews

8/10/2005
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Trail should allow only walking, bike riding is allowed for portion of the year. Conflicts are caused by allowing bike travel. The trail would be more enjoyable, if it were a walking only trail.



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