Peters Marsh State Wildlife Area
This 1,700-acre tract contains small ponds, marshland, grasslands and upland hardwood forest. It is an interesting mix of habitats that are attractive to many mammals and birds. This is an excellent place to find American Woodcock in the early spring. Sandhill Cranes nest here and congregate in the fall. Hawks and a variety of owls can be found here, including the Northern Saw-whet Owl.
Directions: From Antigo travel north about 3 miles on Hwy 45 to its junction with Cty. A. Follow Cty. A northeast about 3 miles to a parking area. There are three parking areas on the property.
Gazetteer: Page 77, B-8 (prior to 10th edition). | Page 47, C-6 (10th edition).
Phone: 715/627-4317 (Antigo WDNR).
Web site: WDNR Peters Marsh State Wildlife Area
Nearest Food & Lodging: Antigo, 8 miles southwest.