Sugarloaf Point SNA

       
   

Area and County

    Cook County
    Northeast Minnesota
     
 

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Size

10 acres

 
 
Maps

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center Interpretive Trail Guide

     

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Parking

N47 29.306, W90 59.116

 
Hiking Trails

The Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center Interpretive Trail begins at the parking area and passes through the SNA. In order to protect the fragile vegetation on the site visitors are asked to not walk out to Sugarloaf Point.

 
Hunting

No hunting

 
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 Minnesota DNR logo        
 
Links

Minnesota DNR

Sugarloaf: The North Shore Stewardship Association

 
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Visits

5/26/2011

   

 

 

 

 

       
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  Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center    
       

Boardwalk

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Sugarloaf Point

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Birds

eBird Field Checklist

 
Plants

One plant species with conservation status in Minnesota is found here:

 

Special concern

Hudson Bay eyebright (Euphrasia hudsoniana var. ramosior)

spike trisetum (Trisetum spicatum)

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas Plant List

 
 

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

 

 

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