Cardinal Wildlife Area

General Description

Located in intensively farmed region in the southeast portion of Wapello County, Cardinal Wildlife Area is a refuge for grassland wildlife. The majority of this area has been restored to native prairie. An oak grove occurs on the east end of the property with Rock Creek flowing along most of the northern border.

Although small, this area can provide good upland game hunting.

Location

2 miles north of Eldon, just off Hwy 16 on 35th Avenue, Section 15, Washington Township

Acres

40

Site Amenities

None

Recreational Activities

Hunting, Wildlife Viewing

Classification

Natural Environment Area, Wildlife Area, Grassland

Acquired

2000