Old Crossing Treaty Park / Huot Wildlife Management Area

  • Habitat

    Park, river, wetlands, deciduous forest

  • Features

    Birding along the Red Lake River in deciduous forest habitat with various open lands nearby. In addition to good birding, this area is rich in cultural and historical heritage. On the Huot WMA, there is floodplain forest that is designated as old growth and there is an oak savanna restoration in the northwest corner of the WMA. The WMA provide good birding opportunities for warblers and raptors in spring.

  • Best Times to Visit
    May through June, August through October are best, but summer can be productive.
  • Birds to Look For

    A good diversity of woodland/upland species as well as some waterbird species.

  • Area Notes

    This trail site includes Old Crossing Treaty Park and Huot Wildlife Management Area. The park is maintained and has easy access to the river; it has a potable well, a shelter and primitive camp sites. The Wildlife Management Area does not have trails. On the Huot WMA there are hunter walking trails that provide good walking access for birding.

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