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Yellow River State Fishery Area

Yellow River Fishery Area map

This 708-acre site is a great place to hike and enjoy berry picking, bird watching, and trout fishing. Forested upland, swamp and creek bottoms make this great habitat for deer, rabbits, and Ruffed Grouse.

Directions: Located 5 miles east of Cumberland via Hwy 48. Parking is available on Hwy 48, on 20th Avenue on the south end of the property, and on the access road at the end of 13th Street.

Gazetteer: Page 84, D-1 (prior to 10th edition). | Page 31, F-8 (10th edition).

Phone: 715/537-5046 (Wisconsin DNR).

Web site: WDNR Yellow River State Fishery Area

Signature Species: American Bittern, Virginia Rail and numerous sparrow species.

Rarities: The Snowy Owl visits occasionally in winter.