Gleason-Hubel Wildlife Area

Gleason-Hubel Wildlife Area is located in the Little Sioux Unit of the Loess Hills State Forest. This area has 165 acres that is predominately woodland, along with ridge top native prairie stands and a network of trails of almost 3 miles. Gleason-Hubel Wildlife Area is excellent for hunting turkey, deer, quail, squirrels and rabbits. It is also an excellent bird watching location for migrating woodland species and morel mushroom hunting. It is part of the Loess Hills Bird Conservation Area designated by the Iowa DNR.



Located one mile southeast of Little Sioux on Larpenteur Memorial Road.


  • Parking lot
  • Hiking trails
  • Prairie and woodland habitats