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Lake Noquebay Wildlife Area

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Lake Noquebay Wildlife Area is a 1,300-acre property located in Marinette County. About 70% of the wildlife area is composed of sedge meadows, emergent marsh vegetation, and lowland shrubs. The wooded portion of the area has aspen and northern hardwoods. About 1/3 of the wooded portion is a cedar swamp.

Lake Noquebay Wildlife Area includes a 662-acre Natural Area named the Lake Noquebay Sedge Meadow. This Natural Area includes a portion of the shoreline of Lake Noquebay and the large sedge meadow downstream from the dike on Upper Inlet Creek.

Find the property by taking County Highway X to the Right of Way Road An access road to the wildlife area goes west from Right of Way Road opposite County Forest Road 801.


This property was acquired from Marinette County in 1960. Development of 2 flowages occurred in the 1960s. One control structure on a 60 acre flowage was subsequently removed. Forest management and development of wildlife openings continues to take place on the property. A snowmobile trail traverses the property.


The Lake Noquebay Wildlife Area offers many recreational opportunities.

  • Birding
  • Cross country skiing (no designated trail)
  • Fishing
  • Hiking (no designated trail)
  • Hunting
  • Snowmobiling trail
  • Trapping
  • Wild edibles/gathering
  • Wildlife viewing

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Last revised: Thursday January 23 2020