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Salt Lake - Planning Your Visit

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Helpful Information

wading birds in a marsh

The best times to visit Salt Lake Wildlife Management Area are during the milder, temperate months of the year when flooding is minimal. Spring offers good opportunities to observe wading birds and wildflowers. Hunts occur on select days from September to March. Note that vehicles are permitted on the area during hunting seasons only and horses are not permitted during all periods open to hunting, except for small game season. 

Get directions by selecting an entrance icon on the entrance finder map.

  • See the regulations summary brochure for access points, hours of operation and vehicle use guidelines, including rules regarding use of horses and bicycles.
  • Download the Salt Lake WMA Trail Guide.
  • Dogs are permitted but must be kept under physical restraint at all times. Regulations regarding hunting dogs can be found in the regulations summary brochure.
  • No Daily-Use Permit is required. To hunt or fish you must possess the appropriate licenses and permits.
  • A restroom is available at this location.
  • During scheduled hunt days, all WMA visitors are encouraged to wear a daylight fluorescent orange shirt, vest, jacket and/or hat.
Calendar

Salt Lake Hunt Calendar


View hunting seasons and dates and download a 'Year-at-a-Glance' calendar of hunt days on the area.