Ed Powell Wildlife Area

Hunting at Ed Powell Wildlife Area

The Ed Powell Wildlife Area offers approximately 17 acres of public hunting adjoining the Praeri Rail Trail with upland species.  The entire area is reconstructed prairie and is bisected by a small stream.  A small parking area is provided.  Hunting and trapping are allowed.  No target shooting is allowed. Only non-toxic ammunition is allowed.

Please remember to get permission when hunting within 200 yards of any occupied building, even when hunting on public land. 

All state hunting laws apply.  Hunters must possess the proper license(s).  For a complete listing of all state hunting regulations, visit www. iowadnr.gov or contact the IDNR in Des Moines at 515-281-5918.  

Pets must be on leashes at all times.  Pets shall be deemed as running at large unless the owner carries such animal or leads it by a leash or chain not exceeding six feet in length, or keeps it confined in or attached to a vehicle. Hunting dogs are permitted in designated hunting areas for training, exercise, or hunting, but must be kept on leashes from March 15 to July 15 and must be kept under control at all times.ets must be kept on leashes from March 15 to July 15.  Pets must be kept under control at all times.


68328 130th Street, Zearing, IA 50278


Park hours are 5:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. daily.


This area is open year round.