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.
2 miles north of Eldon, just off Hwy 16 on 35th Avenue, Section 15, Washington Township
Hunting, Wildlife Viewing
Natural Environment Area, Wildlife Area, Grassland