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Delaware Wildlife Area

The wildlife area is adjacent to the Delaware Reservoir and Delaware State Park and can be reached from the east and west by State Route 229 and from the south and north by U.S. Route 23 and County Road 220.

Activities: There are opportunities for birding as a great variety of both nesting and migrant birds utilize the area.The area is popular for rabbit, mourning dove, pheasant, and deer hunting. Trapping for muskrat, raccoon, and mink is equally rewarding and night hunting is popular. A hydrographic fishing map (Publication 231) for Delaware Lake is available.

A rifle and handgun shooting range, hand-trap range, an 11-target archery range, a broadhead shooting pit and a 16- target archery walking course are available int he area.  Contact the Division of Wildlife for permit details.

A dog training area is available for year-round use.


Delaware Wildlife Area
Delaware, Marion, and Morrow Counties

Waldo, Ohio 43356

Phone Number(s)

Local Number: (740) 747-2919
Local Number: (614) 644-3925

Special Hours: Contact the Delaware Wildlife Area Manager at (740) 747-2919 or the Wildlife District One Office at (614) 644-3925 for information.


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