Cottonwood/Steverson Lakes Wildlife Management Area

Cherry County: Valentine, Merriman. This WMA has 2,919 acres, encompassing three lakes (Cottonwood, Steverson and Home Valley. The western end of Steverson Lake has a fen, and associated cold-climate plants that are relicts of the Pleistocene period. Other fens also occur in this headwaters area of the North Loup River. Located south about 30 miles from Cottonwood Lake SRA on State Highway 61. Major stop for migrating waterfowl in spring and fall.

Details

Owners
State

Acres
2919

Approximate Coordinates
42.414 N, -101.692 W

Maps

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Printable area map (Adobe PDF format)

Birding Region
Middle Niobrara

Ecological Region
Sandhills

Trails
Central Sandhills Trail
Niobrara Valley Trail

Travel Information for Nearby Communities
Hyannis
Merriman

Contact Info
nebraska game and parks commission,(402)-471-0641, www.outdoornebraska.org