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Dekorra Public Hunting Grounds


Dekorra Public Hunting Grounds is a 226-acre property located in Columbia County. Find it 8 miles northwest of Poynette off of Highway V just west of Interstate 90/94. The property consists of approximately 15 acres of wetland, 46 acres of upland and 165 wooded acres.

This public hunting ground was established to provide the public with additional hunting and recreating opportunities.

Management Objectives

The Dekorra Public Hunting Grounds are primarily managed as an oak system, with a mixture of oak savanna and woodland occurring on this property. Objectives of the property are to provide opportunities for hunting, trapping and wildlife watching. Habitat management is aimed at maintaining and restoring native flora to the property. Dependent upon funding, the management techniques employed may include prescribed fire, brushing, mowing and other invasive species removal efforts. Where possible, the oak savanna habitat may be expanded on this property.

For more information on master planning for this and other wildlife areas around the state, visit the property planning page.


The Dekorra Public Hunting Grounds offers many recreational opportunities:

  • Birding;
  • Cross-country skiing (no designated trail);
  • Fishing;
  • Hiking (no designated trail);
  • Hunting (especially noted for deer, squirrels, furbearers and turkey);
  • Trapping;
  • Wild edibles/gathering; and
  • Wildlife viewing.


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