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Quaderer's Creek Wildlife Area

Quaderer's Creek Wildlife Area is a 350 acre (7 owned, 343 easement) property in Barron County consisting of creek, flowage and marsh.

Find it by going south of Barron one mile on Highway 25. Turn west on 12th Ave and go one and one-half miles. The property is southwest of the intersection of 12th Avenue and 13th Street.

Management

This flowage project was developed to benefit waterfowl, furbearers and waterbirds. There was interest in developing a wildlife flowage dating back to the 1970s, when a beaver dam showed the potential flowage that could be developed with a relatively short dam. The flowage was developed in 1992 by developing a roller dam at the site of the old beaver dam. Funding for the project was provided by Ducks Unlimited. There is a sign erected by the parking area/boat launch on the north end of the project, which recognizes the many cooperators instrumental in implementing this project.

Recreation

The Quaderer's Creek Wildlife Area offers many recreational opportunities.

  • Birding
  • Cross country skiing (no designated trail)
  • Hiking
  • Hunting - especially noted for waterfowl
  • 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: Friday September 16 2016