Hauschen Wildlife Area

The combined efforts of Ducks Unlimited, Palo Alto County Conservation Board, the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service and the Wildlife Habitat Stamp Fund resulted in the purchase and restoration of this 134 acres of prairie and wetland.  There are nine wetland basins and 15 acres of native prairie.  This area is located on U.S. Highway 18, 4.5 miles west of Emmetsburg.  This area is managed to provide habitat for waterfowl and other grassland species.  It is open to public hunting and trapping.


5 miles west of Emmetsburg.


Upland Hunting
Wetland Hunting