Amsterdam Sloughs State Wildlife Area
Amsterdam Sloughs is a beautiful 6,138-acre property with marsh, flowages, swamp, and forested upland. Bird watching is good at Black Brook Flowage where you can see Great Blue Herons, Osprey and Bald Eagles.
Directions: From Siren, drive north on Hwy 35 two miles to Cty. D turn left on D three miles – the sloughs are on your left (south).
Gazetteer: Page 83, B-5 (prior to 10th edition). | Page 31, C-5 (10th edition).
Notes: This large complex of habitats is a good place to see American Woodcocks in the spring, and furbearers such as bear, mink and coyotes.
Phone: 715/349-2151 (Wisconsin DNR).
Web site: WDNR Amsterdam Sloughs Wildlife Area
Signature Species: Herons and Ospreys.
Nearest food & lodging: Siren, five miles southeast.