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Outdoors Public Recreation and Wildlife Areas

Public Recreation and Wildlife Areas
 

Caney Mountain Conservation Area

7,899 acres. Horseback and hiking trails, picnic areas, vistas and restrooms. Hunting, primitive camping. Five miles north of Gainesville on Highway 181. 

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Shannon Ranch Conservation Area

1,325 acres. Forestland, pastureland and glades. Hunting, primitive camping. One and a quarter miles south of Vanzant on Highway 95. 

Rippee Conservation Area

418 acres. River access. Fishing, hunting, primitive camping. Eleven miles east of Ava on Highway 14, then 1.5 miles south on County Road 328. 

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Vera Cruz

80 acres. Picnic area. River access. Fishing, hunting, primitive camping. Six miles east of Ava on Highway 14, then 3 miles north on Highway AB. 

Cedar Gap Conservation Area

391 acres, in the SW corner of Wright County, south of Cedar Gap. From U.S. 60, turn south on state route O and follow it through the village. Just past where the houses stop, a gravel road turns right and crosses the railroad tracks, then turns left and stops at the entrance to the conservation area. 

 

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