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Tamarack Creek Wildlife Area

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Tamarak Creek Wildlife Area

Tamarack Creek Wildlife Area is a 542-acre property in Trempealeau County. Find it 10 Miles north of Trempealeau on the west side of Highway 93. Access is along county highway F. The property consists of upland hardwoods, marsh, bog and grassland.


Acquisition began in 1959 under the Scattered Wetlands Program. The property has since grown to 542 acres in size. Management on the property consists of boundary posting, parking area maintenance, prescribed burning, timber management and tree/shrub planting.

Interim Forest Management Plan (2016) [PDF]


The Tamarack Creek Wildlife Area offers many recreational opportunities.

  • Birding
  • Cross country skiing (no designated trail)
  • Fishing - trout
  • Hiking (no designated trail)
  • Hunting - especially noted for rabbits, squirrels, deer, turkey, ruffed grouse and pheasants (stocked annually)
  • Trapping
  • Wild edibles/gathering
  • Wildlife viewing

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Last revised: Tuesday March 24 2020