Hale Wildlife Area

Trails & Hiking at Hale Wildlife Area

This 260-acre area, located northeast of Hale, includes 6 ponds, 8 wetlands, 197 acres of upland and prairie and 45 acres of trees.


Hale Wildlife Area Map with Trails




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.


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. 


4:30 am - 10:30 pm


10:30 pm - 4:30 am