The McPherson Valley Wetlands Wildlife Area, a 4,455-acre complex of marshes and lakes preserved primarily for in-season hunting of waterfowl is just 6 miles west of McPherson. The wetlands are open year-round. Headquarters are located at 967 Mohawk Road. (620) 241-7669. www.kdwp.state.ks.us
McPherson Valley Uplands feature 46-acres of nature trails and hunting in-season at the juncture of Limestone Road and 7th Avenue. The Uplands are a joint project of McPherson Area Chapter of Pheasants Forever and the National Cooperative Refinery Association. www.mcphersonvalleyuplands.org
White-tail deer hunting is available in McPherson County.