Buena Vista Marsh, Wisconsin

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Buena Vista Wildlife Area
Type State wildlife area
Location Portage County, Wisconsin
Coordinates 44°20′14.6″N 89°38′49.3″W / 44.337389°N 89.647028°W / 44.337389; -89.647028Coordinates: 44°20′14.6″N 89°38′49.3″W / 44.337389°N 89.647028°W / 44.337389; -89.647028
Area 12,700 acres (5,100 ha)
Operated by State of Wisconsin
Website dnr.wi.gov/topic/lands/wildlifeareas/buenavista.html

Buena Vista Marsh is a state wildlife area in Portage County, Wisconsin, United States.


Buena Vista Marsh is located on fragmented lands south of the Village of Plover and the Wisconsin River, east of Biron, Wisconsin Rapids, and Kellner, north of State Road 73, Adams County, and Waushara County, and west of Bancroft and Interstate 39 / U.S. Highway 51. (Lat: 44° 20' 14.6", Lon: -89° 38' 49.3"). The Buena Vista Marsh has various parcels of land in many sizes and shapes located in the towns of Grant, Buena Vista, Pine Grove, and Town of Plover.


The Buena Vista Marsh is managed in cooperation of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources,[1] and the Wildlife Society at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point.[2] The Buena Vista Marsh is often managed toward prairie chicken.[3] The Buena Vista Marsh is noted by tourists in the spring who flock to see the mating rituals of the prairie chicken.