Sawyer WMA

       
   

Area and County

    Carlton County
    Nottheast Minnesota
     
 

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Size

600.16 acres

 
 
Maps

Visitor map (MN DNR)

Hunter Walking Trail map (MN DNR)

     

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West Section

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Parking

There are eight parking lots on the west and south sides of this WMA.

North
A DNR Minimum Maintenance Public Road near the northwest corner of the WMA leads to four parking lots and a water access to an unnamed lake.

DNR Minimum Maintenance Public Road
N46 38.487, W92 38.217

Parking Lot - Gravel
N46 38.665, W92 38.205

Parking Lot - Gravel
N46 38.623, W92 38.163

Parking Lot - Gravel
N46 38.555, W92 38.244

Parking Lot - Natural/Grass Surface
N46 38.495, W92 38.196

Central
There is a natural/grass surface parking lot on the east side of County Highway 7 at the west boundary of the WMA.

Parking Lot - Natural/Grass Surface
N46 38.361, W92 38.058

South
There is a DNR Management Road open to Public Foot Travel near the southeast corner of the WMA The road is gated and the gated is locked except during hunting season, August 1 to December 20. There is one parking lot by the gate, one at the end of the road at a water access to Sterle Pool, and one in a wooded area halfway between the other two.

Parking Lot - Natural/Grass Surface
N46 38.173, W92 37.962

Parking Lot - Natural/Grass Surface
N46 38.142, W92 37.645

Parking Lot - Gravel
N46 38.130, W92 37.382

 
Hiking Trails

6.42 miles of hunter walking trails, which includes 1.83 miles DNR Management Road open to Public Foot Travel

 
Hunting

Deer, Bear, Small Game, Forest Upland Birds, Waterfowl, Turkey. See Hunting and Trapping Regulations (MN DNR) for details.

 
Ecological Classification Province  

Laurentian Mixed Forest Province

Ecological Classification
Section  

Northern Superior Uplands

Subsection(s)  

North Shore Highlands

Land Type Association(s)

Brimson Sand Plain

 
Native Plant Communities1

Not mapped (4/22/2020)

 
Ownership Minnesota DNR logo        
 
Links

Minnesota DNR

 
Comments

Bob Lake Esker
The Bob Lake Esker passes through the site. The high, narrow ridge snakes from the northwest boundary to Bob Lake at the southeast. There is a hunter walking trail along the ridge of the esker.

 
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Plants

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Created: 5/2/2020

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