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Sinnissippi Public Hunting Ground

Sinnissippi Wildlife Area

Sinnissippi Public Hunting Ground is a 344-acre property located south of Horicon, Wisconsin in Dodge County. Best access is from Horicon, east 1 mile on Highway 33, then south 2 miles on County TW, then west 1.2 miles on S and south 1 mile to main parking lot on E Horseshoe Road. Property adjoins Lake Sinnissippi along the north shore.

The property consists of a diversity of mixed upland grass fields with hardwoods and a lake.

During the fall hunting season Sinissippi Public Hunting Ground is stocked with pheasants from the state game farm to provide the public with additional hunting opportunities.


Sinnissippi is managed for day use only. Departmental staff maintains the property by conducting periodic prescribed burns to rejuvenate the grasslands and continued monitoring and control of invasive plant species from encroaching into the grasslands.


The Sinnissippi Public Hunting Ground offers many recreational opportunities.

  • Birding
  • Cross country skiing (no designated trail)
  • Hiking
  • Hunting - especially noted for deer, pheasant, turkey and waterfowl
  • Trapping
  • Wild edibles/gathering
  • Wildlife viewing

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Last revised: Friday January 31 2020