Hale Wildlife Area

Hunting at Hale Wildlife Area

This undeveloped 260 acre natural area accessible by foot includes areas for hunting, ponds that are stocked with Largemouth Bass, Bluegill and Channel Catfish and 2.7 miles of hiking trails.  The restored ponds, wetlands, and prairie, as well as a small wooded draw, provide vital habitat and recreational opportunities.  The area is walk-in only, no motorized vehicles. 


Located northeast of Hale, Iowa.  Take County Road E-45 east out of Hale.  Turn left onto 75th Ave.  Turn left onto 62nd St.  The parking lot for the Hale Wildlife Area is at the end of 62nd St.


This 260-acre area, located northeast of Hale, includes 6 ponds, 8 wetlands, 197 acres of upland and prairie and 45 acres of trees.  It is the perfect location for fishing, hiking, or an afternoon of hunting.

Hale Wildlife Area Map 



Open 4:30 AM - 10:30 PM year round.


Open 4:30 AM - 10:30 PM year round.