Features

  • 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

  • America the Beautiful Lifetime Senior Pass

    Federal Lands Passes

    Get your Access, Senior, Military, Annual, and Every Kid in a Park Pass at Sherburne Refuge 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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    National Wildlife Refuge System

    Sherburne is only one of over 560 refuges in the US. This map shows the network of public land dedicated to protecting habitat for wildlife!

    National Wildlife Refuge System Map

Refuge Updates

Winter Activities

Snowshoeing at Sherburne

Mahnomen Trail was packed for cross country skiing on Thursday, February 21. Skis are not available for rent, you must bring your own equipment. Snowshoes are available for FREE same day checkout while snow conditions allow! Pick them up at Sherburne Refuge Headquarters during office hours (M-F, 8-4, closed federal holidays). Snowshoes need to be returned by 3:30 pm daily. For more information please call 763-389-3323!

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

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.

Learn more about the NWRS