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Market Lake Wildlife Management Area, Idaho
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Description: 4780-foot elevation. The area includes 5071 acres of wetland, upland, and riparian habitat. All the water comes from natural springs and artesian wells buried beneath the igneous rock. The wetlands are interspersed with desert uplands, identified by the saltgrass, sagebrush, and rabbit brush. Waterfowl is encouraged with nesting and brooding areas, loafing areas, and food and cover sites. Several thousands white-faced ibis nest in the impoundment areas. Small grain crops are grown to feed deer, waterfowl, wintering elk, and the upland game birds. Species which nest here include, owls, hawks, ibis, ducks, geese, pheasant, sage grouse, partridge and songbirds. Big game include moose, elk, while-tailed and mule deer. Hiking, horse riding, wildlife viewing, and picnicking opportunities. Hunting in season includes captive raised pheasants.

Location: From I-15, take exit 135 and go east on County Road 627 to the junction with County Road 2880 East. Turn north and go through Roberts, bearing right at the "Y". Keep going to County Road 800 North and follow the signs.

Address: Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Upper Snake Regional Office
4279 Commerce Circle
Idaho Falls, ID  83401
Phone: (208) 525-7290

Season: year round

Fee: no

Reservations: no
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 Biking  Fishing  Picnicking
 Boating (Motorized)  Hiking/Backpacking  Scenic Driving
 Boating (Non-motorized)  Horseback Riding  
 Boating (WW)  Hunting  Water Sports
 Camping    Wildlife Viewing
 Caving  Off Highway Vehicles  Winter Sports

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 Cultural-Historic Sites  Restrooms  Boat Ramp
 Campgnd, Developed  Showers  Marina
 Rental Cabins

Notes: No boating from March 1 - July 15. Pets must be leashed except bird dogs during hunting season.
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