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State Wildlife Areas
Brillion State Wildlife Area
W1135 Deerview Road, Brillion, WI 54110
Brillion Wildlife Area is 4,800-acre property consisting of bottomland hardwoods, prairie, marsh, wetlands, some upland hardwoods and agricultural fields.Find Brillion Wildlife Area as State Highway 10 enters the City of Brillion on the north. Go approximately one mile south of Brillion on Highway PP, then one mile west on Deerview Rd to the end past the waste collection facility. Brillion WA is surrounded by the communities of Brillion, Hilbert and Potter in the townships of Brillion and Rantoul.
Kiel Marsh State Wildlife Area
Kiel Marsh Wildlife Area is an 843-acre property located just south of the city of Kiel in east-central Wisconsin. The property lies at the junction of Sheboygan, Calumet and Manitowoc counties. Since there are no roads bordering it, the main public access to the marsh is on the north end of the property using the boat access and parking area located at the south end of 8th Street in the City of Kiel. A smaller and less developed boat access and parking area is on the southwest side of the property at the north end of Highview Road (about three miles north of Elkhart Lake). These boat accesses provide users the means to get onto the Sheboygan River by boat, canoe, skiff or kayak.The Sheboygan River meanders lazily for three miles through the entire length of the property. An extensive shallow water marsh of cattail and other emergent aquatic plants parallels the main river channel on both sides. Lowland brush intermixed with sparse stands of northern white cedar and hardwoods can be found in the adjoining lowland.
Killsnake Wildlife Area
Killsnake Wildlife Area is located in both southeastern Calumet and southwestern Manitowoc Counties. The property is approximately 7,000 acres with a desired goal of 9106 acres.The landscape consists of prairie grasslands, uplands with large wetland-grassland complex, bottomland hardwood forest, a small area of cedar swamp, a small area of tamarack and bog, agricultural landscape, small areas of upland forest and over 50 small wetland restorations. Several rivers also run through the property (South Branch-Manitowoc River, Cedar Creek and Killsnake River).
Find Killsnake Wildlife Area taking Highway 57 to Chilton then head east on Highway 151 for approximately 5 miles. Take a left on Lemke Road heading north through the interior of the property.