Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve and
This beautiful, 925-acre county park combines two properties with ponds, marsh, field, forest, nine miles of walking trails, and a waterfowl drive. The Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve features a visitor’s center with naturalist programs, a native plant nursery, and a waterfowl management demonstration area. The Fort Howard tract is a great place to see warblers, flycatchers and other forest species. The lowland forest areas are places where Wood Ducks, Northern Waterthrush, Barred Owl and Pileated Woodpeckers nest. More than 200 species of birds have been recorded here, many during spring and fall migrations.
Directions: Located five miles northwest of Green Bay. Take Hwy 41/141 north to exit 173 (Cty. M/Lineville Road), travel east .3 mile to Lakeview Road (Cty. J), then north .4 mile to the Barkhausen entrance.
Gazetteer: Page 67, C-D8 (prior to 10th edition). | Page 61, E-6 (10th edition).
Phone: 920/448-4466 (Brown County Parks).
Web site: Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve
Signature Species: Sandhill Crane, waterfowl, shorebirds, and Wilson’s Snipe.
Rare Species: Cerulean Warbler, Snowy Egret, and Saw-whet Owl.
Seasonality: Open all year; Interp. Center open Mon-Fri 9am-4pm, Sat & Sun noon-4pm.
Parking: Parking lot.
Nearest food & lodging: Suamico.