Pigeon River State & Wildlife Preserve

8310 E 300 N Mongo

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Pigeon River Fish & Wildlife Area is dedicated to providing quality hunting and fishing opportunities while maintaining 11,794 acres of land, 529 acres of lakes and impoundments and 17 miles of free flowing river. The area was established in 1956 when three reservoirs in the Pigeon River Valley were given to the state. These included Mongo, Nasby and Ontario. Since then the state has acquired additional land along the river valley.

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-3pm

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Seasonal
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Based on 4 reviews | Write a review

Quaint little area

4 Reviewed 07-23-18

My family and I spent the afternoon in this unincorporated town. There were two places to canoe, but we used the park and the shooting range. The park had lots of fun playground equipment for the... Read More

State Owned: Wildlife Area

5 Reviewed 12-29-16

This area is composed of all sorts of terrain and covers a very large area by Midwest standards. Pigeon River passes through this property and is a popular area to kayak, hike and hunt. Hunting is... Read More

Drove through the area to get views of the river.

3 Reviewed 10-01-16

There is no longer camping allowed at the state site, but a few operators are located in the area. Many birds could be seen at the wildlife area, especially herons. Lots of paddlers and fisherman... Read More

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