Horicon National Wildlife Refuge

Horicon National Wildlife Refuge

Address:W4279 Headquarters Rd
Mayville, WI 53050

Phone:920-387-2658
Web: www.fws.gov/midwest/horicon
Established: 1941.
Location:6 miles east of Waupun, Wisconsin.
Facilities:Visitor center, picnic area, viewing sites, hiking trails, auto tour route.
Activities:Fishing, hiking, bicycling, cross-country skiing, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:Horicon Marsh, covering 32,000 acres, is the largest freshwater cattail marsh in the United States.
Habitats: 21,417 acres of hemi-marsh surrounded by grasslands.
Access: Open from dawn to dusk.
Wild life: Canada geese, herons, egrets, ducks, snapping turtles, river otters, and white-tailed deer.

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Many federal holdings such as Wisconsin's Horicon National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) or California's Sacramento Valley and Klamath Basin complexes not only allow regulated hunting, but actually cater to waterfowlers.