Five Ridge Prairie

Hunting at Five Ridge Prairie

Five Ridge is open to hunting, but it is a state preserve so there are some special restrictions. Please see below.


This preserve offers 964 acres of prairie and oak timber. The terrain is steep and hilly, but well worth the hike. It is located in the northern Loess Hills. 


Public hunting is permitted beginning the 3rd Saturday in September - January 31 according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources regular seasons and hours. Hunting shall also be lawful each day during the spring wild turkey season as established by the Iowa DNR. Coyote was added to the list of allowed species to hunt in 2018. It is unlawful to hunt badger, woodchuck, or fox at Five Ridge.   

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