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J.L. Lester WMA

J.L. Lester Wildlife Management Area is located in Polk County. This 477-acre property offers hunting opportunities for deer, bear, turkey, small game, dove and waterfowl. No ATVs allowed on the property. No night hunting.

Accommodations & Facilities


  • Archery
  • Boating
  • Geocaching — not allowed during managed hunts or before 10 a.m. during turkey season
  • Hunting
  • Lake Fishing
  • Wildlife Viewing

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