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Dane County Parks

Halfway Prairie Wildlife Area

The 128-acre Halfway Prairie Wildlife Area is a public hunting area located immediately north of Indian Lake County Park on STH 19. Land cover is a mix of crop fields and steep wooded hillsides. Deer and turkey hunting, foraging, hiking, snowshoeing and photography are the primary recreation opportunities.  A prominent historical/cultural feature of the property is the former Matz Farmstead stone ruins that were built in 1907 and burned down in 1948.

For more information on hunting and trapping on Dane County Wildlife Areas, please visit the Parks Hunting webpage





Activities

Cross-country Skiing (ungroomed trail)

Foraging

Hiking Trail

Historic Site

Hunting

Parking

Snowshoeing (designated trail)

Trapping

Wildlife Viewing