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Jasper Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area

Address 1: US Route 421

City: Medaryville

State: IN

Zip Code: 47959

Phone: 219-843-4841

Website: www.in.gov

Jasper Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area

Directions: Lat: 41.1394 Long: -86.9205 From LaCrosse, follow US Rte 421 about 12.5 miles to State Rte 143. Turn west (right) and travel about 1 mile to the wildlife area office to register and pick up maps.

Lat/Long: 41.139324176381436, -86.92042708396911

This gem of a wildlife area conserves 8,062 acres of wetland, upland, and woodland habitat, providing an ideal stopover for migratory birds. Beginning in August, sandhill cranes, Canada geese, ducks, and occasionally even federally endangered whooping cranes gather here. By mid-November—peak fall viewing time—daily crane counts swell to 15,000 or more. They congregate in early spring, but in less spectacular numbers. The Marsh Observation Trail (2 miles one way) follows a gated road into the Waterfowl Resting Area and ends at a viewing platform near open water. Visitors are required to check-in at the headquarters office. Limited amenities. Call (219) 843-4841 for hunting information.

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