Hackberry Flat Wildlife Management Area and Center is 2 mi. s. on US 183 from jct. SR 5, 3 mi. e. on Airport Rd., then 4 mi. s. on blacktop road, following signs. Visitors may observe more than 200 bird species frequenting the 7,120-acre area's wetland and prairie habitats. Regional shorebirds, wading birds and such raptors as peregrine and prairie falcons and ferruginous and red-tailed hawks have been identified at the area. Quail, waterfowl, bobcats and coyotes are among other wildlife that may be seen.
Note: A Wildlife Conservation Passport or current hunting or fishing license is required of all visitors who enter Hackberry Flat. Visitors who stop by the Hackberry Flat Center are exempt from this requirement. Chiggers and ticks may be in the area's high grasses; bug spray and protective clothing are recommended.