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Lundy Pond Wildlife Area

Lundy Pond Wildlife Area

The Lundy Pond Wildlife Area is a 35-acre property located in northern St. Croix County. The property was purchased in 1973 to protect the large shallow lake wetland (35 acres) found on the property. The property is surrounded by restored prairie and oak savanna habitat providing excellent recreational opportunities for hunting, trapping and wildlife watching. The property is embedded in an 804 acre grassland complex of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Waterfowl Production Areas and State Wildlife Areas. The property is managed as part of the Western Prairie Habitat Restoration Area, a landscape scale wetland and grassland restoration project.

The property is located 2 miles south of New Richmond. Follow Highway 65 south out of New Richmond, then take County Highway g west 1 mile, then south 0.5 miles on 120th St. An access easement to the property and parking lot is located on the east side of 120th St.

Management

The property is managed to provide opportunities for public hunting, trapping, wildlife observation and other nature-based outdoor recreation. Management objectives aim to maintain an open grassland community through prescribed fire, mechanical and chemical control of woody species and limited haying and grazing. Populations of invasive species are controlled or eliminated by cutting, pulling, burning, herbicide treatment and/or biocontrol.

Recreation

The Lundy Pond Wildlife Area offers many recreational opportunities.

  • Birding
  • Canoeing
  • Cross country skiing (no designated trail)
  • Falconry (by permit)
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Snowshoeing
  • Trapping
  • Wild edible/gathering
  • Wildlife Viewing
Maps

Download [PDF] a map of this property.

Download [PDF] an aerial view of this property.

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Last revised: Tuesday June 27 2017