Goose Pond in Own County
Goose Pond Goose Pond in Owen County, owned and managed by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources © Matt Williams/TNC

Places We Protect

Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area


Since 2005, Goose Pond has grown to become one of the largest and most successful wetland restoration projects in the United States!


Why You Should Visit

Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area in Greene County is dedicated to providing quality wildlife viewing, hunting, and trapping opportunities while maintaining 8,064 acres of prairie and marsh habitat. It is owned and managed by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

What to See: Plants and Animals

With nearly 5,000 acres of shallow water wetlands, 1,300 acres of prairie and over 30 miles of levees, Goose Pond FWA provides excellent wildlife watching opportunities. Over 260 bird species have been documented at Goose Pond FWA including Great Horned Owls, Northern Harriers, Ospreys, Bald Eagles, Peregrine Falcons, and many others.

With thousands of acres to explore, there is no shortage of things to do at this beautiful nature preserve. Please adhere to IDNR's preserve rules.