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Ten Mile Creek Wildlife Area (Rusk County)

Ten Mile Creek Wildlife Area is a 410-acre property (including 200 acres of permanent water) located in the extreme southwest corner of Rusk County. The project is accessed via 30th Street (County Line Road), approximately 1 mile north of Rusk County Road D. The habitat consists of forest transition, rolling open grassland with scattered, small patches of mixed aspen, oak and pine as well as freshwater spring and associated cool water stream graduating to open wild rice marsh.


The property was established in 1949 and is managed as a waterfowl production area and public hunting grounds.

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


The Ten Mile Creek Wildlife Area offers many recreational opportunities:

  • Birding;
  • Canoeing;
  • Cross-country skiing (no designated trail);
  • Fishing (limited);
  • Hiking (no designated trail);
  • Hunting;
  • Snowmobiling (marked trail);
  • Trapping;
  • Wild edibles/gathering; and
  • Wildlife viewing.

Download [PDF] a map of this property.

If you are interested in exploring this property further, you can access an interactive map.

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