Seal of Dane County County of Dane
Dane County Parks

Areas CLOSED Due to Restoration Project

The green/orange areas identified in the Project Map (PDF) will be CLOSED from July 8th through November 1st, 2024 for construction. The Dane County Land & Water Resources Department will be restoring Door Creek beginning 0.6 miles downstream of CTH MN and extending to Lake Kegonsa. Sign up to receive closure notifications on this or other park properties.

Door Creek Wildlife Area

The 706-acre Door Creek Wildlife Area is a public hunting area that consists of a large wetland complex extending north of Lake Kegonsa along Door Creek. The property is divided by the railroad into two units. The South Unit is located between Fish Camp County Park and Lake Kegonsa State Park.  Hunting opportunities are available for deer, turkey, pheasant and waterfowl in both units.

For more information on hunting and trapping in Dane County Wildlife Areas, please visit our Hunting webpage.

Special hunting regulations:

  • Both units are limited to shotgun, muzzleloaders and archery only.
  • Trapping is allowed in the South Unit only.

This property is part of the Legacy Sediment Removal Project.


Google Maps are provided for reference. Trails, park boundaries, parking lots and other features on this map may not be up-to-date. Please check the official maps for up-to-date information.