North Fork Zumbro Woods SNA

 

 

     
 
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Size

 
 

65 acres

 
         
 

Parking

 
 

Riverside Park Canoe Launch
County Hwy. 30

N44 18.521, W92 47.537

 
         
 

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          Goodhue County  
          Southeast Minnesota  
     
 
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Hiking Trails

 
 

No maintained trails

 
     
 

Hunting

 
 

No hunting

 
     
 
Ecology
 
 

Ecological Classification

  Ecological Classification  
  Ecological Province    

Eastern Broadleaf Forest Province

   
  Ecological Section    

Paleozoic Plateau

   
  Ecological Subsection    

Rochester Plateau

   
  Land Type Association    

Chester Ridge

Stewartville Plain

   
             
 

Native Plant Communities*

   
 

Elm - Ash - Basswood Terrace Forest

Elm - Basswood - Black Ash - (Hackberry) Forest

Red Oak - Sugar Maple - Basswood - (Bitternut Hickory) Forest

Southern Mesic Maple-Basswood Forest

   
  * Source: The Minnesota Biological Survey, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Ecological Resources      
         
 

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Boat Required

North Fork Zumbro Woods SNA is accessible only by boat.

 

canoe

 

 

 

 

           
 
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Visits

4/14/2006                
 
 

Birds

 
 

American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)

Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)

Downy Woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens)

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)

Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)

White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)

Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)

Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)

 

American Robin

Brown-headed Cowbird

Wild Turkey

 
 

Mammals

 
 

eastern fox squirrel (Sciurus niger)

northern raccoon (Procyon lotor)

whitetail deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

  eastern fox squirrel  
 

Plants

 
 

Three plant species with conservation status in Minnesota are found here:

Endangered

Minnesota dwarf trout lily (Erythronium propullans)

Threatened

glade mallow (Napaea dioica)

Special Concern

snow trillium (Trillium nivale)

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas and Minnesota Biological Survey Vegetation Releves Plant List

 
 

Plants frequently found in:

Elm - Ash - Basswood Terrace Forest FFs59c

Elm - Basswood - Black Ash - (Hackberry) Forest MHs49a

Red Oak - Sugar Maple - Basswood - (Bitternut Hickory) Forest MHs38c

Southern Mesic Maple-Basswood Forest MHs39

     
   

eastern false rue anemone

snow trillium

 

 

 

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Heron Nest

In 2006 there was a Great Blue Heron nesting site on this site.


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