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Deppe Wildlife Area

Deppe Wildlife Area

Deppe Wildlife Area is a 430-acre property located in western Winnebago County. The property consists of marsh and grassland, scattered with trees. There is approximately 80 acres of restored prairie on the property along with several shallow water wetland restorations.

Find Deppe Wildlife Area by taking Highway 116 south from Winneconne to County D, County D west to Eureka Road, Eureka Road south to Haase Road, Haase Road west to the property.

Management

This property was purchased over a period from the 1940s through the present. The most recent addition was 173 acres on the west boundary acquired as part of the DNR Glacial Habitat Restoration Area. The property is managed for wetland and grassland wildlife and is primarily marsh and upland grasslands with some pockets of open water, shrubs, ditches and scattered trees.

Recreation

The Deppe Wildlife Area offers many recreational opportunities.

  • Birding
  • Cross country skiing (no designated trail)
  • Hiking
  • Hunting - especially noted for pheasants, turkeys, waterfowl, deer and small game
  • Trapping
  • Wild edibles/gathering
  • Wildlife viewing
Maps

Download [PDF] a map of this property.

If you are interested in exploring this property further, you can access an interactive map.

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Last revised: Thursday March 02 2017