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Liberty Creek Wildlife Area

Liberty Creek Wildlife Area is located in Albany and Brooklyn townships in east central Green County. The property currently consist of 563 acres of state owned and 20 acres of leased lands. The property is mostly marsh with native vegetation or canary grass. There is 25 acres of upland woods and 20 acres of upland grass and brush on the area. Liberty Creek, a Class 3 trout stream, flows north to south for a mile through the property.

Management

The Liberty Creek Wildlife Area was established in 1959 to provide public hunting and is managed primarily for pheasants. Access is limited to a parking lot on the east side, or off of Brooklyn - Albany Road on the north side. Management includes prescribed burning and brushing.

Sugar River Planning Group Master Plan and Environmental Assessment And Footville Public Hunting Grounds Feasibility Study [PDF]
DNR PUB-LF-083 2016

Recreation

The Liberty Creek Wildlife Area offers many recreational opportunities.

  • Birding
  • Cross country skiing (no designated trail)
  • Hiking (no designated trail)
  • Hunting - especially noted for pheasants
  • 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: Monday February 20 2017