Crex Meadows Wildlife Area, Grantsburg

4.8
#25 of 30 in Wildlife in Wisconsin
Crex Meadows Wildlife Area is located in Grantsburg. Use our Grantsburg holiday planning website to add Crex Meadows Wildlife Area and other attractions to your Grantsburg vacation plans.
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  • What a treat to see sandhill cranes come in at dusk. While seeing them, a couple of swans and several bald eagles throughout the afternoon,observing the 5:45 until dusk parade of flocks and flocks str...  more »
  • Observed the sandhill cranes coming into the refuge last night about 45 minutes before sunset. Wonderful experience. Also observed many deer in the area. I recommend you see the sandhills at least onc...  more »
  • The other-worldly nature of Crex Meadows' 30,000 acres of restored wetland and brush prairie is balm to the soul for those seeking wide open spaces and wildlife galore. Look for water fowl, snakes, be...  more »
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  • So peaceful driving around, not knowing what you will get to see.
  • Great place for viewing wild life - especially spring & fall. I really enjoyed seeing all the sand hill cranes landing at sunset & look forward to that again this coming fall. Visitor center is informative and there are good short films to watch. The staff are friendly and competent and willing to answer questions. I am surprised it is not better known as it is a splendid resource for the region.

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