Whitetail Wildlife Management Area

Area 216 acres.Consists of 93 acres of Platte River bottomland forest and 123 acres of islands and river. This Wildlife Management Area features a variety of wooded habitats ranging from cottonwood savannah to open woods with shrubs to dense cottonwood forest. There are some shallow oxbow wetlands and access to the Platte River. There is also a sandpit (located on private property northwest of the parking lot) that occasionally has gulls, terns, and waterfowl on it. It is a good area for migratory/breeding bird passerine species, shorebirds, and larger migratory species. The area is open to public hunting and fishing; use caution during hunting seasons. (Information courtesy of T. J. Walker, via NOU website).