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Fischer Creek Conservation Area

This 160-acre site is a new addition to the Manitowoc County Park System. The property lies on both sides of Fischer Creek and is a mix of habitats including old field, lowland forest and shrub-carr. The property runs parallel to Lake Michigan. In spring and fall, thousands of migrating waterfowl can be seen from the bluffs above the lake. There is a system of hiking trails that take you into the interior of the property where you can enjoy Scarlet Tanagers, Red-bellied Woodpeckers, and Broad-winged Hawks.

Directions: Located 9 miles south of Manitowoc on Cty LS, one mile north of Cleveland.

Fischer Creek Conservation Area map

Gazetteer: Page 47, A-7 (prior to 10th edition). | Page 81, A-5 (10th edition).

Phone: 920/683-4185 (Manitowoc County Parks).

Web site: Manitowoc County Fischer Creek Conservation Area

Signature species: Waterfowl, songbirds, and hawks.

Rare species: Red-throated loon and Long-tailed Duck.

Seasonality: Open all year.

Parking: Parking lot

Nearest food & lodging: Cleveland and Manitowoc.