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Willow Flowage

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.

Phone: 715/356-5211.

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.