This area is known for attracting large concentrations of waterfowl during spring and fall migrations. Shorebirds can be seen along mud flats. Great Horned, Eastern Screech Owls, Northern Saw-whet Owls and Barred Owls are found here.
Directions: From Hazelhurst travel south about 3 miles on Hwy 51, turn west and south about 6.5 miles on Cty Y, then west about 2 miles on Willow Dam Road to the parking lot of Wilderness Cruises.
Gazetteer: Page 88, C-2 (prior to 10th edition). | Page 35, D-8 (10th edition).
Notes: The flowage offers exceptional fishing.
Web site: WDNR Willow Flowage Scenic Waters Area
Signature species: Bald Eagles, Osprey, Loons, Sharp-tailed Grouse, shorebirds and owls. Great Gray owls are occasionally seen in winter.
Nearest food & lodging: Hazelhurst, 14 miles northeast.