DeVol Wildlife Area

General Description

The only property owned in Wapello County’s intensively farmed Northeast region. This area is managed as a wildlife area with just over 40 acres restored to native prairie. Wapello County Conservation Board leases approximately 37 acres on the west nearly one-half of the property for agricultural production.

Location

4 miles north of Ottumwa off Highway 149 at 170th St; Richland Twn.

Acres

80

Site Amenities

None

Recreational Activities

Wildlife Viewing, Photography, Hunting (Pheasant, Rabbit, Deer), Hiking

Classification

Natural Environment Area, Wildlife Area

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