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Mike Higbee State Wildlife Area

Mike Higbee State Wildlife Area

This small State Wildlife Area doesn’t look like much, but the hedgerows around the maintenance buildings can attract large flocks of sparrows, and the reeds along the creek support Virginia Rail, Sora, Green Heron, Belted Kingfisher, and Common Yellowthroat. You might also see Blue Grosbeak, Orchard Oriole and Northern Bobwhite.

Size: 876 acres
Elevation: 3,592
GMU: 132
County: Prowers
Fishing: crappie and bullhead catfish.
Hunting: deer, rabbit, squirrel, pheasant, bobwhite quail, scaled quail, dove, duck, and goose.
Recreation: hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, archery range and rifle range.

  1. ATVs, dirt bikes prohibited.
  2. Closed 1 hour after sunset to 1 hour before sunrise unless camping in designated areas or actively hunting or fishing.

Mike Higbee State Wildlife Area

Restaurants, recreation facilities, attractions, and more are now open with state-approved COVID-19 safety measures in place.

With plenty of open space, we offer an ideal place to get away and be safe. Business situations change frequently, so we recommend calling ahead.


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