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SITE SPECIFIC HUNTING POLICIES

Our preserves have unique hunting policies depending on many factors such as: public use, size, DNR contracts, sensitivity of the environment or management goals. Allowable activities are listed here for your reference – if an activity is not listed, it is considered restricted and not allowed at the site. 

Both Managed and Open Access sites are listed below.

***If a site is not listed below it is not available for hunting and is considered CLOSED.***

Temporary name: Center lane Preserve – Saukville, 60 acres

Located @ 3200 Center Lane West Bend, WI 53095

  • Open Access site

  • Deer hunting by gun and bow

  • Waterfowl, small game, and upland game bird hunting allowed

  • Trapping and predator hunting allowed

Temporary name: County Line Preserve – Saukville, 72 acres

Located @ 6077 County Rd. Y West Bend, WI 53095 (east side of Hwy)

  • Open Access site

  • Deer hunting by gun and bow

  • Waterfowl, small game, and upland game bird hunting allowed

  • Predator hunting allowed

  • Limited parking, first come first serve

Temporary name: Newark Lore Preserve – Farmington/Trenton 112 acres

Located 7380 Indian Lore Rd. West Bend, WI 53090

  • Open Access site

  • Deer hunting by gun and bow

  • Waterfowl, small game, and upland game bird hunting allowed

  • Trapping and predator hunting allowed

Biehl Nature Preserve on Lake Twelve – SOUTH Farmington, 20 acres

  • Managed Access Site (south parcel)

  • Deer hunting allowed

  • Hunting by bow only

  • Small game and upland game bird hunting allowed

  • OWLT permits 3-5 hunters

Biehl Nature Preserve on Lake Twelve – NORTH Farmington, ~200 acres

  • Open Access site

  • Deer hunting by gun and bow

  • Waterfowl, small game, and upland game bird hunting allowed

  • Trapping and predator hunting allowed

Environmental Study Area – Cedarburg, 39 acres

  • Managed Access Site

  • Deer hunting allowed

  • Hunting by bow only

  • OWLT permits 2-4 hunters

Decorah Woods – West Bend, 45 acres

  • Managed Access Site

  • Deer hunting allowed

  • Hunting by bow only

  • Small game and upland game bird hunting allowed

  • Trapping and predator hunting allowed

  • OWLT permits 2-4 hunters

Fellenz Woods – Trenton, 160 acres

  • Managed Access Site

  • Deer hunting allowed

  • Hunting by bow only

  • OWLT permits 4-6 hunters

Forest Beach Migratory Preserve – Belgium, 116 acres

  • Managed Access Site

  • Deer hunting allowed

  • Hunting by bow only

  • No waterfowl, small game or upland game bird hunting

  • No predator hunting (coyote, fox, raccoon, etc.)

  • Trapping allowed

  • OWLT permits 6-8 hunters

Huiras Lake State Natural Area – Fredonia, 113 acres

  • Managed Access Site

  • Deer hunting allowed

  • Hunting by bow and gun

  • Small game and upland game bird hunting allowed

  • Waterfowl hunting allowed

  • OWLT permits 7-10 hunters

Kratzsch Conservancy – Newburg, 73 acres

  • Managed Access Site

  • Deer hunting allowed

  • Hunting by bow and gun

  • Upland game bird hunting allowed

  • OWLT permits 3-5 hunters

Lynn Preserve – Boltonville, 34 acres

  • Open Access site

  • Deer hunting by gun and bow

  • Waterfowl, small game, and upland game bird hunting allowed

  • Trapping and predator hunting allowed

MacLaurin Woods

  • Managed Access site

  • Deer hunting allowed

  • Hunting by bow only

Mayhew Preserve – Farmington, 71 acres

  • Open Access site

  • Deer hunting by gun and bow

  • Waterfowl, small game, and upland game bird hunting allowed

  • Trapping and predator hunting allowed

Riverbend Conservancy – Trenton, 88 acres

  • Managed Access site

  • Deer hunting allowed

  • Hunting by gun and bow

  • Small game and upland game bird hunting is allowed

  • OWLT permits 6-8 hunters

South Oak Preserve – Trenton, 72 acres

  • Open Access site

  • Deer hunting by gun and bow

  • Waterfowl, small game, and upland game bird hunting allowed

  • Trapping and predator hunting allowed

Schoofs Preserve – Erin, 51 acres

  • Open Access site

  • Deer hunting by gun and bow

  • Waterfowl, small game, and upland game bird hunting allowed

  • Trapping and predator hunting allowed

Spirit Lake Preserve – Mequon, 155 acres

  • Open Access site, however there is a restricted zone adjacent to the residential development east of the property.

  • Hunters must obtain a discharge permit from the City of Mequon before hunting.

  • Parking is limited and is first come first serve

  • Deer hunting by gun and bow

  • Waterfowl, small game and upland game bird hunting allowed

  • Trapping and predator hunting allowed

Wendt Preserve – Wayne, 45 acres

  • Managed Access site

  • Hunting by gun and bow

  • Small game and upland game bird hunting allowed

  • Waterfowl hunting allowed

  • Trapping and predator hunting allowed

  • OWLT permits 2-4 hunters

  • Parking is on the shoulder of the road only and limited