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Huron Wetland Management District provides numerous recreation opportunities to thousands of visitors every year. People enjoy viewing the unique and diverse wildlife and hunting on the District's Waterfowl Production Areas. District waterfowl production areas are open to hunting, fishing, trapping, wildlife photography, wildlife observation, environmental education, and interpretation. 

The Maga Ta- Hophi Waterfowl Production Area (MA-HAH-TA-HOP-EE) offers more opportunities for wildlife viewing and photographing wildlife on the accessible nature trail. Maga Ta-Hohpi Waterfowl Production Area is located eight mile west of Huron, South Dakota. The paved trail access is located 1/2 mile north on 392nd Ave. on the west side of the road south of the maintenance shop. A mowed trail is also available for those who want a longer walk.

The Huron Wetland Management District office is located in the town of Huron. Physical address is 200 4th St SW, Room 309, Federal Building, Huron, South Dakota 57350.

The Huron Wetland Management District maintenance shop is located on the Maga Ta-Hohpi Waterfowl Production Area. The physical address is 20721 392nd Ave. Highway 14 Wolsey, South Dakota. All mailings should be sent to the Huron Wetland Management District office, no mail is delivered to the shop. Contact us as 605-352-5894 (office) or e-mail huronwetlands@fws.gov if you need any additional information.

Regulation of recreational activities allows for public enjoyment of the waterfowl production areas while still protecting wildlife and habitats. See the Public Use Regulations of South Dakota Waterfowl Production areas for a complete list of waterfowl production regulations. 

Activities

The Huron Wetland Management District offers many interesting areas to view and photograph wildlife. Waterfowl Production areas offer opportunities for wildlife dependent recreation such as: hunting, fishing, trapping, photography, environmental education, and interpretation.

Trails

The Maga Ta-Hohpi Waterfowl Production Area is located eight mile west of Huron, South Dakota. The paved trail access is located 1/2 mile north on 392nd Ave. on the west side of the road south of the maintenance shop. A mowed trail is also available for those who want a longer walk.

Other Facilities in the Complex

Rules and Policies

There are lots of fun, interesting, and educational things you can do on the Huron Wetland Management District. Keep in mind, if an activity is not wildlife related and doesn’t help in the protection or understanding of wildlife or their habitat, there are potential refuge rules governing this activity. 

Locations

Huron Wetland Management District
Federal Building 200 4th Street SW, Room 309 Huron, SD 57350-2431