• Eagle's Nest Nature Store

    Nature Store Holiday Hours!

    Why shop at a crowded mall when you can check off your list at our peaceful refuge? Dec. 7 & 14: OSLC. Weekdays: Refuge HQ.

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    Christmas Bird Count on 12/18!

    While volunteer slots are filled, local residents can support the count by cleaning and filling their bird feeders starting on 12/13!

  • 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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    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 groomed for classic cross-country skiing on Tuesday, December 3 and they are in fine condition! No tracks are laid yet. 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!

Public Events

2020 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 Annual and Lifetime, Annual, Military, Access, and Every Kid Outdoors (4th Grade) passes, along with the Federal Duck Stamp, are available at Refuge Headquarters.

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Refuge Map, Trails & Regulations

Refuge Regulations and Map

A map of the refuge, our trails and important information to know before you visit are included on the PDF below. The Prairie's Edge Wildlife Drive is likely closed to vehicle access for the season and will reopen in spring 2020, as road conditions allow.

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


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