Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center

               
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Area and County

Cook County

 

 

 


Size

27 acres

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Maps

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Sugarloaf Cove Interpretive Trail Guide

 
Parking

N47 29.296, W90 59.132

 
Hiking Trails

A one mile interpretive trail begins at the parking area and passes through Sugarloaf Point SNA.


Ecological Classification

Province

Laurentian Mixed Forest

Ecological Classification

Section

Northern Superior Uplands

Subsection(s)

North Shore Highlands

Land Type Association(s)

North Shore Till Plain

 
Native Plant Communities1

Aspen - Birch Forest: Balsam Fir Subtype

Dry Bedrock Shore (Lake Superior)

Gravel/Cobble Beach (Lake Superior)

Upland White Cedar Forest

Wet Rocky Shore (Lake Superior): Bedrock Subtype


Ownership

 
Links

Sugarloaf: The North Shore Stewardship Association


Comments

The trails are open every day from dawn to dusk.

In order to protect the fragile vegetation on the site visitors are asked to not walk out to Sugarloaf Point.


Visits

5/26/2011

   

 

 

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  Sugar Loaf Cove Interpretive Center
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About

This is on the site of what was once an extensive logging operation. Remains abound here and there, and trees now grow where once they had been logged off. This is on the shore of Lake Superior, near Schroeder, MN.

 
     

 

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  Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center - Fox 21 News
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Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center is located near mile 73.3 on Hwy 61, Schroeder, MN. Sugarloaf Cove is managed by Sugarloaf: The North Shore Stewardship Association. For more information visit http://www.sugarloafnorthshore.org.

 
     
  Sugarloaf Cove - Lake Superior
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Waves Crasho on the North Shore of Lake Superior.

 
     

 

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Andy Witchger


Birds

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher (Empidonax flaviventris)

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher


 

     
 

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Birds

One tracked bird species with conservation status in Minnesota has been seen here:

 

Tracked

Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

 
 

Brochure and Bird checklist

 
 

American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)

American Crow


Plants

Plants frequently found in:

Aspen - Birch Forest: Balsam Fir Subtype FDn43b1

Dry Bedrock Shore (Lake Superior) LKu43a

Gravel/Cobble Beach (Lake Superior) LKu32e

Upland White Cedar Forest FDn43c

Wet Rocky Shore (Lake Superior): Bedrock Subtype LKu43b2

 
 

common false Solomon’s seal

common strawberry

early meadow rue

thimbleberry

moss phlox

wood anemone

yellow marsh marigold


 

 

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