The George W. Mead Wildlife Area is nestled in the center of Wisconsin and contains over 33,000 acres of wetlands, forests and grasslands. The area is a wonderful resource for all visitors, providing a location to hunt, trap, watch and photograph wildlife, birding, hike, bike, train your dog, as well as providing educational opportunities. Come check us out today!
Near the headwaters of the Little Eau Pleine River, the McMillan Marsh Wildlife Area is a diverse landscape of wetlands, woodlands, and grasslands. The area is approximately 6,500 acres in size and is located in the southwest corner of Marathon County, just one mile north of the city limits of Marshfield. The area is managed by Department of Natural Resources (DNR) personnel stationed at the George W. Mead Wildlife area headquarters. Except for the designated refuge area, September 1st through December 10th, the property is open to hunting and trapping during the regular seasons. A seasonal 5.5 mile bicycle trail is open from May 1st thru August 31st.
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