George W. Mead Wildlife Area

  • 201517 County Road S
  • Milladore, WI 54454
  • (715) 457-6771
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  • The Mead Wildlife Area, which is the largest wildlife area in Wisconsin, offers over 80 miles of trails within the 33,000-acre area, which makes for a one-of-a-kind skiing experience. While there are no designated ski trails, all areas are open for backcountry cross-country skiing. It is also a great spot to check out the wildlife in the area as over 273 different species of birds have been documented.
  • Group Friendly
    Parks
    Trails
    Group Friendly
    • Availability: Year Round
    • Cost: No Charge
    • Features: This wildlife area is the largest in the state and features 33,000 acres of recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Hunters can hunt bear, deer, ducks, geese, and small game. Plenty of hiking is available within the wildlife area. Bird watching is always spectacular-273 species of birds have been recorded here. A $2 million Education and Visitors Center opened in 2005.
    Skiing
    • Cross Country:
    General
    • Dogs Allowed:
    • Trail Surface:
      • Boardwalk
      • Crushed Granite
      • Natural Trail
    • Type of Use:
      • Hiking
      • Multi-use
      • Snowshoeing
  • Facility Info
    • Description The Stanton W. Mead Education & Visitor Center is a state-owned building which may be used by a variety of groups & organizations for many different purposes. The library room seats 12-15 and the classroom seats 80, with tables seats 66.
    • Banquet Capacity 80
    • Number of Rooms 2
    • Classroom Capacity 60