Hankens Wildlife Area


The 25.88 acres are located on the Buena Vista-Cherokee County line. The former gravel pit is open to the public for fishing in the four acre lake. Hunting and trapping are permitted. The purchase of the property was a cooperative effort with the Buena Vista County chapter of Pheasants Forever.


Hankens Wildlife Area is located 4 Miles West, 4 Miles North of Alta on 10th Avenue.



  • -Fishing
  • -Hunting when in season
  • -Trapping when in season
  • -Wildlife viewing

Operating Hours & Seasons

Year Round.