Kirkpatrick Basin North Wildlife Management Area

Located in York County and visible from I-80. Located 3.5 miles west and 2 miles south of York. Take I-80 Exit 348 north a half mile and then go east 1 mile. The 356 acre north basin contains 70 acres of semi-permanent wetlands, l75 acres of seasonal wetlands, and the rest upland grasses. This is an excellent area in spring for viewing thousands of migrating ducks and geese, especially snow geese. April through June it attracts a host of shorebirds including American avocets and long-billed dowitchers.

Details

Owners
State

Acres
356

Approximate Coordinates
40.827 N, -97.667 W

Maps

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Birding Region
Eastern Rainwater Basins

Ecological Region
Rainwater Basin/Mixed-grass Prairie

Related Websites
Kirkpatrick Basin North Wildlife Management Area

Trails
Rainwater Basin Eastern Loop

Travel Information for Nearby Communities
York

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