Little Rice Wildlife Area

Crandon, WI 54520

Little Rice Wildlife Area is a 1,900-acre property located about 4 miles west of Crandon in Forest County. The property consists of a 1,200-acre flowage on the Wolf River as well as adjacent wetlands and upland forest. The flowage boasts a large bed of wild rice and floating bog and tamarack islands. A wide variety of wetland wildlife inhabit the property. The large flowage is known for panfish and northern pike in addition to a large population of muskrats and beaver. Two pairs of bald eagles, an osprey pair and a small great blue heron rookery occur on the property. There are two drive-in boat landings and one walk-in canoe landing on the flowage. The landings are managed cooperatively with the town of Crandon.

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