Garton Wildlife Area

Location/Address:

Dighton, KS
County/Counties: Lane
GPS: N38 33 15.41 W100 26 41.11

Contact Information

Manager: Brent Clark 620-276-8886

History:

Garton was placed in a Living Trust in 1985 and in 2000 approximately 320 acres were transferred to Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism.

Description:

Garton Wildlife Area is located 5 miles North and 1 miles East of Dighton Kansas. It is approximately 68 acres of cropland and 252 acres of range land. Due to the population of Prairie Dogs on site, management practices are different then other areas. Many different types of management practice are implemented. On the west side of the property there is a small well that pumps water into a stock tank. The well is left on before and during hunting seasons to supply wildlife with water and to enhance hunting experiences.

Special Regulations:

Vehicles must stay on established roadways. Off-road driving is not allowed.

A no trash policy is in place on this property. Please help us keep the area clean by taking your trash home.

Refer to the information sign at the parking lot or written regulations to obtain current bag limits, hunting regulations, and public lands regulations.