A young adult pulls back on a bow with an arrow drawn, an instructor standing behind him

Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge was established in 2012 and now includes two tracts of land. Both tracts are open to their respective state seasons and regulations. An 86-acre tract just north of Genoa City, Wisconsin, includes forest, restored prairie and wetlands. A 27-acre tract 3.5 miles south of Hebron, Illinois, includes a stretch of Nippersink Creek and associated wetland habitats.