Patterson Wildlife Area

Birds and Prairie Flowers are abundant and especially showy in June and July. A wildlife area of the open spaces, wet places, and prairie. From Sedge Wrens, to White-tail Deer, to butterflies.

Prairie History

One can imagine the tallgrass that the settlers first encountered, from this small wildlife area.

Location Description

Plant communities on the preserve range from dry to wet prairie and marsh. Come see Gray-headed coneflower, Bobolink, Dickcissel, Western Meadowlark, Eastern Kingbird, Red-tailed Hawks and Sedge Wrens. More than 40 species of butterflies have been recorded on the site.

Driving Directions and other Information

  • 5537 550th St./L-51
  • GPS Coordinants -
  • Hiking, Birding, Prairie Plants, Hunting

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