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French Grove Wildlife Area

by tsk last modified 2014-08-29 01:06 PM

1234 190th St, State Center 4 miles South West of Clemons and 5 miles North East of State Center

FG 1 Entrance Sign.jpgThis timber area consisting of 27.87 acres was purchased by Marshall County Conservation in 1968.  An ideal place for a picnic lunch and a hike in the woods, French Grove Wildlife Area has picnic tables, a restroom, and trails.  Many tree species can be found at this site including Walnuts, Hickory, Maple, Oak, Elm, Ash, and Cottonwoods.  Additionally the Minerva Creek meanders through this wooded wildlife area.  Visitors will also find an old cave like cellar on site which once housed bee hives of the original owners of the area.

Features and facilities:

  • Picnic Tables
  • Hiking Trails
  • Restroom

Activities Allowed:

  • Picnicking
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife and Bird Watching

 Map of French Grove:

French Grove Map

FG 2 Minerva Creek .jpgFG 3 Minerva Creek .jpg


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