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Neosho Wildlife Area is a 3,600 acre wildlife reserve located in the southeast part of Kansas. It is home to several species of wildlife, such as deer, turkey, quail, and bobcats. The reserve offers a variety of outdoor activities, including hunting, fishing, hiking, and wildlife viewing.

One of the main attractions of the area is the Neosho River, which runs through the reserve and provides opportunities for fishing and kayaking. There are also several ponds and lakes on the property, which are stocked with a variety of fish species.

Visitors can explore the area on several hiking trails, including the Neosho River Walk Trail and the Prairie Grass Trail. The reserve also has several designated hunting areas, which are open during specific times of the year.

Interesting facts about Neosho Wildlife Area include that it is located on the site of an old military fort and was once used for agricultural purposes before being turned into a wildlife reserve. Additionally, the reserve is home to several threatened and endangered species, such as the northern long-eared bat and the American burying beetle.

The best time of year to visit Neosho Wildlife Area depends on the specific activity you are interested in. Spring and fall are popular times for hunting, while summer is a good time to fish and kayak. Wildlife viewing can be done year-round, with the most activity typically occurring in the early morning and evening hours.

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