Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge, Zimmerman

#30 of 65 in Wildlife in Minnesota
Must see · Wildlife Area · Nature / Park
Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge is a National Wildlife Refuge of the United States in Sherburne County, Minnesota. The 30,700-acre (124 km2) refuge protects mixed habitat types including oak savanna, Big Woods, and wetlands. The St. Francis River flows through the eastern side of the park. Over 230 species of birds, 58 species of mammals, and 25 species of reptiles and amphibians have been recorded in the refuge.

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  • The birds love it - they should! It's designed for them! We saw 6 sandhill cranes, an eagle, trumpeter swans, egrets, herons, canada geese and a hawk. Lots of butterflies, dragonflies and...  more »
  • There is a Prairie Wildlife Drive that is awesome. You will want to drive slowly because the creatures that live there are not always easy to see if you are driving fast. Roll your window down and.....  more »
  • I love driving and riding through here. The eagle nest is really awesome to visit during nesting time. And the wildlife drives and trails are great places to take your kids to see wildlife and experience the real outdoors in a local way.
  • The Wildlife Drive is the most peaceful 7 miles you can drive early in the morning. Love the smell of damp grasses and if your lucky the breeze off the ponds will fill your senses.
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