Features

  • Wagon Rides by Bruce Ellingson

    Wildlife Festival!

    Join us for a family-fun festival with engaging booths and live animals on Saturday, September 28 from 10 am - 3 pm!

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  • Kid's Photography Contest

    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

  • Federal Duck Stamp 2018-19

    Federal Duck Stamp

    Sherburne and 300+ other refuges have been purchased/expanded with Duck Stamp Dollars! The Duck Stamp is available at Headquarters.

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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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    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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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 and Map

Click below to download a map of the refuge, our trails and important information to know before you visit. The Prairie's Edge Wildlife Drive and Brande Road are open for the season! They will close when winter weather warrants.

Public Use Regulations and 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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