Marais des Cygnes Wildlife Area

Ducks at Marais Des Cygne Wildlife Refuge.
Resource Name: Marais des Cygnes Wildlife Area
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Marais des Cygnes Wildlife Area (7,654 ac) lies in the floodplain of the Marais des Cygnes River and is unique for its quantity of managed wetlands and bottomland hardwood forest. The array of wetland units are managed for a diversity of habitat types, producing abundant food and cover for migratory waterfowl and other wetland species. In general, wetlands are dewatered in the spring and reflooded in the fall with water pumped from the river.

(913) 352-8941
6 mi N of Pleasanton on US Hwy 69
  • Marais Des Cygne Wildlife Refuge.
  • Wildflowers at Marais Des Cygne Wildlife Refuge.
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