Wisconsin Winter Vacations – Grand River Marsh Wildlife Area
Grand River Marsh Wildlife Area in Wisconsin Winter is a 7,000 acre property located in southwest Green Lake County and southeast Marquette County near Lake Puckaway were families come and have fun vacations. Find it approximately 5 miles south of Montello, 11 miles north of Pardeeville on County Hwy B, or 3 miles west of Kingston on County Hwy B. The property consists of open marsh/emergent cattail wetland, upland prairie/oak savannah and shrub carr/wet meadow. Now your ready to book your Wisconsin Winter Vacation in the Grand River Marsh Wildlife Today!
The Grand River Marsh Wildlife Area offers many recreational opportunities.
- Auto travel
- Biking – town road only
- Canoeing – no motor boats or electric motors allowed
- Camping at a nearby private facility
- Cross country skiing (no designated trail)
- Hiking (no designated trail)
- Hunting – especially noted for pheasant (2 p.m. closure rules apply)
- Wild edibles/gathering
- Wildlife viewing
*There is a Waterfowl Closed Area, located on the west end of the wildlife area (see map below), that is closed to all hunting, trapping and boat access during all waterfowl seasons (except it is open for Regular Deer Gun and Muzzleloader Deer Hunting). The Waterfowl Closed Area Boundary is clearly posted with yellow Department signs. The remainder of Grand River Marsh Wildlife Area is open for all other hunting and trapping seasons.
Other information/regulations include: No motor boats or electric motors are allowed at any time on the Wildlife Area. Special Pheasant Hunting Rules Apply – 2 p.m. Closure. Mourning dove hunting opportunities may be found on farm fields.
Please note: The gates to the Main Dam Road will open on the first Saturday of May (opening of the regular fishing season) and close on the Tuesday following Labor Day. The gates will be re-opened only for the Regular Deer Gun and Muzzleloader Deer Seasons.