What's Happening at Crex?

Fall hours (until October 31): 

Weekdays from 9:00 am- 5:30 pm

Weekends from 10:00 am- 4:00 pm

Closed on Holidays

THE CREX MEADOWS 3-D ARCHERY COURSE IS NOW OPEN!!

                   to find out more and purchase a pass.  

You can now purchase/renew your membership and make donations online! Head to the Friends of Crex Membership or Donation tabs to learn more!

To register online for camping at the Rest Area, click the button below:

Candlelight Hike at Crex
Candlelight Hike at Crex

Photo Credit: Linda McKusick

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Sandhills coming in for a landing
Sandhills coming in for a landing

Photo Credit: Larry Palmer

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First Frost
First Frost

Photo credit: Gary Meyer

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Candlelight Hike at Crex
Candlelight Hike at Crex

Photo Credit: Linda McKusick

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About Crex

Welcome to Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area!

Crex is a 30,000 acre property that is intensively managed by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources-Bureau of Wildlife Management. We are located in beautiful Burnett County, which is part of Northwestern....

Upcoming Events

Grantsburg Library Program

Evening Exploration Hikes

Bird Watching

Weeknight Crane Tours

Saturday Sunset with the Sandhills

Pumpkin Carving

Howl-O-Ween

Wildlife Highlights

Check out the Wildlife Updates page for a full list of birds seen within the past week!

Volunteer Corner

Volunteer opportunities

> Front Desk Volunteers

> Check and clean wood duck boxes

> Check and clean bluebird houses

> Tend to the prairie garden at the Visitor Center

Crex Meadows

Wildlife Education and Visitor Center

102 East Crex Avenue

Grantsburg, WI 54840

715-463-2739

Visitor Center Hours:

SPRING (April-Mid June)

Weekdays: 9:00 am-5:30 pm

Weekends: 10:00 am- 4:00 pm

 

SUMMER (Mid June-Labor Day)

Weekdays: 8:00 am- 4:00 pm

Weekends: 10:00 am-4:00 pm

 

FALL (Labor Day-October 31st)
Weekdays: 9:00 am- 5:30 pm

Weekends: 10:00 am- 4:00 pm

 

WINTER (November-March)

Weekdays: 8:00 am-4:00pm

Weekends: CLOSED

 

CLOSED on most hoildays

 

Stop in to learn about wildlife updates, pick up maps, look around our exhibits, or check out the Bog Shoe Gift Shop!

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