Features

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    Photography Hike

    Join us on Saturday, May 25th from 9-11 am! We will meet at the first stop of the Wildlife Drive and decide on the location from there.

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    Wildlife Drive Open

    The Wildlife Drive is open for the season! Come enjoy this 7.3 mile auto tour loop any time from dawn to dusk.

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    Youth Photography Contest!

    K-12 students are encouraged to submit a photo that they've taken on the refuge. Due October 11th, multiple prizes awarded in November!

    Contest Flyer and Entry Form

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    Friends of Sherburne NWR

    The National Wildlife Refuge System owes its existence to committed citizens. See what Sherburne's dedicated Friends are up to!

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    Sherburne Photography Club

    Interested in sharing your work and learning more about photography? They welcome you to join them on the second Wednesday of every month!

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Refuge Updates

2019 Events Calendar

2019 brings about another lovely year at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge, and another year of FREE, family friendly activities! Check out the link below to find out what events we have in store, and check out our Refuge Map and Regulations to see how you can explore the refuge throughout the year.

Events Calendar

Recent Sightings and Guides

Are you wondering what you will see while visiting Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge? Check our Recent Sightings and Guides page to see sightings recorded by staff and visitors using eBird or iNaturalist. Electronic field guides specific to the refuge can also be found here.

Recent Sightings and Guides

America the Beautiful Passes

Senior Pass

Senior Lifetime, Senior Annual, Annual, Military, Access, and Every Kid in a Park (4th Grade) passes, along with the Federal Duck Stamp, are available at our Refuge Headquarters.

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Refuge Map, Trails & Regulations

Refuge Regulations & Map

A map of the refuge, our trails and important information to know before you visit are included on the PDF below. Click on the link to download. The Prairie's Edge Wildlife Drive and Brande Road are closed to vehicle traffic for the season and will reopen in spring 2019 and on September 1st, respectively.

Public Use Regulations & Map

Hunting Regulations & Map

Hunting Regulations & Map

The refuge offers waterfowl, small game and deer hunting during state seasons. Click below to download the regulations and map for details. 2018 UPDATE: Brande Rd. entrance off CR 9 is open Sept. 1 until winter closure and will be maintained for vehicle access to Long Pool through firearm deer season. Following that it will close when weather warrants.

Sherburne Hunting Regulations & Map

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants.

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