What's Happening at Crex?

THE CREX MEADOWS WILDLIFE EDUCATION & VISITOR CENTER IS NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

Summer hours: 

Weekdays from 8:00 am- 4:00 pm

Weekends from 10:00 am- 4:00 pm

Closed on Holidays

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

Candlelight Hike at Crex
Candlelight Hike at Crex

Photo Credit: Linda McKusick

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

Photo Credit: Larry Palmer

First Frost
First Frost

Photo credit: Gary Meyer

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
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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