Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge


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Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge

Address:17076 293rd Ave
Zimmerman, MN 55398

Phone:763-389-3323
Fax:763-389-3493
Web: www.fws.gov/midwest/sherburne
Established: 1965.
Location:East-central Minnesota, approximately 50 miles northwest of Minneapolis-Saint Paul.
Facilities:Trails (é), viewing sites, auto tour route.
Activities:Canoeing, fishing, hunting, hiking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, educational programs.
Special Features:American Indian village sites discoverd on the refuge date back to 1300 A.D.
Habitats: 30,700 acres of oak savanna, big woods, and wetlands.
Access: Open from dawn to dusk; designated wildlife sanctuary areas are closed to public access from March through August.
Wild life: Canada geese, duck, owls, woodpeckers, snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs, coyote, wolf, vole, white-tailed deer, gray and red fox.

See other parks in Minnesota.