Groesbeck Wildlife Area

This 112-acre area northeast of Afton offers almost everything a hunter could want, from timber to open grassland. The 4 acre pond with nesting island provides excellent fishing.  


Groesbeck Wildlife Area is located approximately 7 miles northeast of Afton, IA and 4 miles east of Three Mile Lake Recreation Area.

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112 acres of public hunting crawling with white-tail deer, turkey, quail, rabbits, and squirrels.
4 acre pond loaded with bluegill, crappie, largemouth bass, and channel catfish.

Operating Hours & Seasons

The area is open year around