William O’Brien State Park

               

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Area and County

Washington County

 

 

 


Size

2,200 acres statutory, 1,603 owned

 
 
Maps

Minnesota DNR All Season Map

 
Park Entrance

N45 13.524, W92 45.854

 
Hiking Trails

12 miles
1½ miles interpretive trail
2 miles handicapped accessible

 
Hunting

No hunting


Ecological Classification

Province

Eastern Broadleaf Forest Province

Ecological Classification

Section

Minnesota & NE Iowa Morainal

Subsection(s)

St. Paul-Baldwin Plains

Land Type Association(s)

Maplewood Moraine

Stillwater Alluvial Plain

 
Native Plant Communities1

Black Ash - (Red Maple) Seepage Swamp

Dry Sand - Gravel Prairie (Southern)

Northern Rich Fen (Basin)

Oak - (Red Maple) Woodland

Sand Beach/Sandbar (River): Permanent Stream Subtype

Silver Maple - (Virginia Creeper) Floodplain Forest

Southern Seepage Meadow/Carr

Tamarack Swamp (Southern)


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Links

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Visits

6/6/2000

2/22/2011

9/5/2011

 

5/21/2012

10/15/2014

 

 

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William O'Brien State Park, MN. Attempt of video is to simply show campground accomodations at the parks "Riverway Campground." Some sites are electric and some are non. No water hook-ups are available at this park, however a water-fill and dump station is available when the park is fully open.

 
     
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Amphibians

boreal chorus frog (Pseudacris maculata)

northern leopard frog (Rana pipiens)

northern leopard frog


Birds

Eight bird species with conservation status in Minnesota and one tracked species have been seen here:

 

Endangered

Henslow’s Sparrow (Ammodramus henslowii)

 

Threatened

Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)

 

Special concern

Cerulean Warbler (Setophaga cerulea)

Forster’s Tern (Sterna forsteri)

Hooded Warbler (Setophaga citrina)

Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)

Purple Martin (Progne subis)

Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus)

 

Tracked

Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

 
 

Minnesota DNR Bird Checklist

 
 

American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)

American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis)

American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)

Blue-winged Warbler (Vermivora pinus)

Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)

Cerulean Warbler (Setophaga cerulea)

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)

Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis)

Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus)

Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna)

Eastern Wood-peewee (Contopus virens)

Field Sparrow (Spizella pusilla)

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Green Heron (Butorides virescens)

House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus)

Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)

Olive-sided Flycatcher (Contopus cooperi)

Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapillus)

Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus)

Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)

Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)

Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus)

Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)

Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)

White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)

Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)

Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina)

Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia aestiva)

Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata coronata)

American Crow

American Goldfinch

American Robin

Canada Goose

House Finch

Mourning Dove

Northern Cardinal

White-breasted Nuthatch

Wild Turkey


Fungi and Lichens

Black Knot (Apiosporina morbosa)

Crown Rust (Puccinia coronata)

Rust of Prickly Ash (Puccinia andropogonis var. xanthoxyli)

True Tinder Polypore (Fomes fomentarius)

Black Knot


Insects and Arachnids

American emerald (Cordulia shurtleffii)

American lady (Vanessa virginiensis)

cabbage white (Pieris rapae)

common green darner (Anax junius)

eastern tent caterpillar moth (Malacosoma americanum)

forest tent caterpillar moth (Malacosoma disstria)

giant swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes)

goldenrod bunch gall midge (Rhopalomyia solidaginis)

goldenrod gall fly (Eurosta solidaginis)

gray comma (Polygonia progne)

green sharpshooter (Draeculacephala antica)

Harris’ checkerspot (Chlosyne harrisii)

monarch (Danaus plexippus)

mourning cloak (Nymphalis antiopa)

northern crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)

orange sulphur (Colias eurytheme)

question mark (Polygonia interrogationis)

red admiral (Vanessa atalanta)

red-spotted purple (Limenitis arthemis astyanax)

silver-bordered fritillary (Boloria selene)

spring field cricket (Gryllus veletis)

summer azure (Celastrina neglecta)

twelve-spotted skimmer (Libellula pulchella)

viceroy (Limenitis archippus)

whirligig beetle (Subfamily Gyrininae)

white-striped black (Trichodezia albovittata)

American lady

eastern tent caterpillar

goldenrod bunch gall midge

monarch

orange sulphur

red-spotted purple

twelve-spotted skimmer


Mammals

American red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus)

eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus)

eastern cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus)

eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)

eastern mole (Scalopus aquaticus)

muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus)

plains pocket gopher (Geomys bursarius)

thirteen-lined ground squirrel (Ictidomys tridecemlineatus)

whitetail deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

American red squirrel

eastern cottontail


Plants

Skunk cabbage is found in early spring along seepage streams.

 
 

Eight plant species with conservation status in Minnesota and two species on the watch list are found here:

 

Threatened

blunt-lobed grapefern (Botrychium oneidense)

 

Special concern

American marsh pennywort (Hydrocotyle americana)

cattail sedge (Carex typhina)

cutleaf waterparsnip (Berula erecta)

Kinnickinnick dewberry (Rubus multifer)

least moonwort (Botrychium simplex)

white wild indigo (Baptisia lactea var. lactea)

yellow-fruited sedge (Carex annectens)

 

Watch list

slender cinquefoil (Potentilla gracilis)

Virginia bugleweed (Lycopus virginicus)

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas (Bell Museum of Natural History) Plant List

 
 

Plants frequently found in:

Black Ash - (Red Maple) Seepage Swamp WFs57a

Dry Sand - Gravel Prairie (Southern) UPs13b

Northern Rich Fen (Basin) OPn92

Oak - (Red Maple) Woodland FDs37a

Sand Beach/Sandbar (River): Permanent Stream Subtype RVx32b2

Silver Maple - (Virginia Creeper) Floodplain Forest FFs68a

Southern Seepage Meadow/Carr WMs83

Tamarack Swamp (Southern) FPs63a

 
 

 

Allegheny blackberry (Rubus allegheniensis)

alsike clover (Trifolium hybridum)

American basswood (Tilia americana var. americana)

American elderberry (Sambucus nigra ssp. canadensis)

American elm (Ulmus americana)

American hazel (Corylus americana)

American highbush cranberry (Viburnum opulus var. americanum)

American hog peanut (Amphicarpaea bracteata var. bracteata)

American plum (Prunus americana)

American red raspberry (Rubus idaeus ssp. strigosus)

American vetch (Vicia americana ssp. americana)

Amur maple (Acer ginnala)

Bell’s honeysuckle (Lonicera × bella)

bigleaf aster (Eurybia macrophylla)

bigtooth aspen (Populus grandidentata)

bird’s-foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus var. corniculatus)

black ash (Fraxinus nigra)

black cherry (Prunus serotina var. serotina)

black medick (Medicago lupulina)

black raspberry (Rubus occidentalis)

black-seeded plantain (Plantago rugelii var. rugelii)

bland sweet cicely (Osmorhiza claytonii)

blue wild indigo (Baptisia australis)

bouncing bet (Saponaria officinalis)

boxelder (Acer negundo var. negundo)

bristly greenbrier (Smilax tamnoides)

bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa)

Canada anemone (Anemone canadensis)

Canada moonseed (Menispermum canadense)

Canada wildrye (Elymus canadensis)

Canadian horseweed (Conyza canadensis)

Canadian woodnettle (Laportea canadensis)

chokecherry (Prunus virginiana var. virginiana)

cleavers (Galium aparine)

common blue violet (Viola sororia)

common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica)

common burdock (Arctium minus)

common cinquefoil (Potentilla simplex)

common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale ssp. officinale)

common evening primrose (Oenothera biennis)

common false Solomon’s seal (Maianthemum racemosum var. racemosum)

common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)

common motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca ssp. cardiaca)

common mullein (Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus)

common plantain (Plantago major)

common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia)

common yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

cream pea (Lathyrus ochroleucus)

Culver’s root (Veronicastrum virginicum)

cut-leaved coneflower (Rudbeckia laciniata var. laciniata)

downy arrowwood (Viburnum rafinesqueanum var. rafinesqueanum)

downy yellow violet (Viola pubescens var. pubescens)

drooping trillium (Trillium flexipes)

early figwort (Scrophularia lanceolata)

eastern redcedar (Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana)

eastern white pine (Pinus strobus)

false sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides var. occidentalis)

field pennycress (Thlaspi arvense)

fragrant bedstraw (Galium triflorum)

giant chickweed (Myosoton aquaticum)

glossy buckthorn (Frangula alnus)

golden alexanders (Zizia aurea)

green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)

ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea)

hairy puccoon (Lithospermum caroliniense var. croceum)

hedge bindweed (Calystegia sepium)

hoary alyssum (Berteroa incana)

hoary puccoon (Lithospermum canescens)

Howell’s pussy-toes (Antennaria howellii ssp. neodioica)

interrupted fern (Osmunda claytoniana)

ironwood (Ostrya virginiana var. virginiana)

Jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

June grass (Koeleria macrantha)

kidney-leaved buttercup (Ranunculus abortivus)

large-flowered bellwort (Uvularia grandiflora)

late goldenrod (Solidago altissima)

leadplant (Amorpha canescens)

leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula)

limber honeysuckle (Lonicera dioica)

little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium)

Maryland black snakeroot (Sanicula marilandica)

Morrow’s honeysuckle (Lonicera morrowii)

mouse-ear hawkweed (Pilosella officinarum)

nannyberry (Viburnum lentago)

narrow-leaved cattail (Typha angustifolia)

narrow-leaved purple coneflower (Echinacea angustifolia)

northern bedstraw (Galium boreale)

northern blue flag (Iris versicolor)

northern hackberry (Celtis occidentalis)

northern lady fern (Athyrium filix-femina ssp. angustum)

northern pin oak (Quercus ellipsoidalis)

northern prickly ash (Zanthoxylum americanum)

northern red oak (Quercus rubra)

pagoda dogwood (Cornus alternifolia)

paper birch (Betula papyrifera var. papyrifera)

Philadelphia fleabane (Erigeron philadelphicus var. philadelphicus)

pineapple-weed (Matricaria discoidea)

prairie smoke (Geum triflorum var. triflorum)

quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides)

red clover (Trifolium pratense)

red maple (Acer rubrum var. rubrum)

red osier dogwood (Cornus sericea ssp. sericea)

red pine (Pinus resinosa)

red sorrel (Rumex acetosella)

round-headed bush clover (Lespedeza capitata)

rue anemone (Thalictrum thalictroides)

scouring rush horsetail (Equisetum hyemale var. affine)

sensitive fern (Onoclea sensibilis)

shepherd’s purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris)

silvery cinquefoil (Potentilla argentea)

slender cinquefoil (Potentilla gracilis)

slippery elm (Ulmus rubra)

smooth Solomon’s seal (Polygonatum biflorum var. commutatum)

smooth sumac (Rhus glabra)

spreading dogbane (Apocynum androsaemifolium)

starry false Solomon’s seal (Maianthemum stellatum)

steeplebush (Spiraea tomentosa)

stiff goldenrod (Solidago rigida ssp. rigida)

stinging nettle (Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis)

sugar maple (Acer saccharum ssp. saccharum)

sundial lupine (Lupinus perennis var. perennis)

tall meadow rue (Thalictrum dasycarpum)

tall tumble mustard (Sisymbrium altissimum)

Tartarian honeysuckle (Lonicera tatarica)

upright carrionflower (Smilax ecirrhata)

variegated yellow pond lily (Nuphar variegata)

Virginia pepper grass (Lepidium virginicum var. virginicum)

Virginia waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum var. virginianum)

water horsetail (Equisetum fluviatile)

western bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum var. latiusculum)

western poison ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

western ragweed (Ambrosia psilostachya)

white campion (Silene latifolia ssp. alba)

white clover (Trifolium repens)

white prairie clover (Dalea candida var. candida)

white rattlesnake root (Nabalus albus)

white sage (Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana)

white spruce (Picea glauca)

white wild indigo (Baptisia lactea var. lactea)

wild columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)

wild geranium (Geranium maculatum)

wild grape (Vitis riparia)

wild sarsaparilla (Aralia nudicaulis)

wild yam (Dioscorea villosa)

winter cress (Barbarea vulgaris)

woodbine (Parthenocissus vitacea)

woodland strawberry (Fragaria vesca ssp. americana)

yellow goat’s beard (Tragopogon dubius)

yellow sweet clover (Melilotus officinalis)

yellow wood sorrel (Oxalis stricta)

 

Acer ginnala (Amur maple)

Acer negundo var. negundo (boxelder)

Acer rubrum var. rubrum (red maple)

Acer saccharum ssp. saccharum (sugar maple)

Achillea millefolium (common yarrow)

Ambrosia artemisiifolia (common ragweed)

Ambrosia psilostachya (western ragweed)

Amorpha canescens (leadplant)

Amphicarpaea bracteata var. bracteata (American hog peanut)

Anemone canadensis (Canada anemone)

Antennaria howellii ssp. neodioica (Howell’s pussy-toes)

Apocynum androsaemifolium (spreading dogbane)

Aquilegia canadensis (wild columbine)

Aralia nudicaulis (wild sarsaparilla)

Arctium minus (common burdock)

Arisaema triphyllum (Jack-in-the-pulpit)

Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana (white sage)

Asclepias syriaca (common milkweed)

Athyrium filix-femina ssp. angustum (northern lady fern)

Baptisia australis (blue wild indigo)

Baptisia lactea var. lactea (white wild indigo)

Barbarea vulgaris (winter cress)

Berteroa incana (hoary alyssum)

Betula papyrifera var. papyrifera (paper birch)

Calystegia sepium (hedge bindweed)

Capsella bursa-pastoris (shepherd’s purse)

Celtis occidentalis (northern hackberry)

Conyza canadensis (Canadian horseweed)

Cornus alternifolia (pagoda dogwood)

Cornus sericea ssp. sericea (red osier dogwood)

Corylus americana (American hazel)

Dalea candida var. candida (white prairie clover)

Dioscorea villosa (wild yam)

Echinacea angustifolia (narrow-leaved purple coneflower)

Elymus canadensis (Canada wildrye)

Equisetum fluviatile (water horsetail)

Equisetum hyemale var. affine (scouring rush horsetail)

Erigeron philadelphicus var. philadelphicus (Philadelphia fleabane)

Euphorbia esula (leafy spurge)

Eurybia macrophylla (bigleaf aster)

Fragaria vesca ssp. americana (woodland strawberry)

Frangula alnus (glossy buckthorn)

Fraxinus nigra (black ash)

Fraxinus pennsylvanica (green ash)

Galium aparine (cleavers)

Galium boreale (northern bedstraw)

Galium triflorum (fragrant bedstraw)

Geranium maculatum (wild geranium)

Geum triflorum var. triflorum (prairie smoke)

Glechoma hederacea (ground ivy)

Heliopsis helianthoides var. occidentalis (false sunflower)

Hydrophyllum virginianum var. virginianum (Virginia waterleaf)

Iris versicolor (northern blue flag)

Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana (eastern redcedar)

Koeleria macrantha (June grass)

Laportea canadensis (Canadian woodnettle)

Lathyrus ochroleucus (cream pea)

Leonurus cardiaca ssp. cardiaca (common motherwort)

Lepidium virginicum var. virginicum (Virginia pepper grass)

Lespedeza capitata (round-headed bush clover)

Lithospermum canescens (hoary puccoon)

Lithospermum caroliniense var. croceum (hairy puccoon)

Lonicera × bella (Bell’s honeysuckle)

Lonicera dioica (limber honeysuckle)

Lonicera morrowii (Morrow’s honeysuckle)

Lonicera tatarica (Tartarian honeysuckle)

Lotus corniculatus var. corniculatus (bird’s-foot trefoil)

Lupinus perennis var. perennis (sundial lupine)

Maianthemum racemosum var. racemosum (common false Solomon’s seal)

Maianthemum stellatum (starry false Solomon’s seal)

Matricaria discoidea (pineapple-weed)

Medicago lupulina (black medick)

Melilotus officinalis (yellow sweet clover)

Menispermum canadense (Canada moonseed)

Myosoton aquaticum (giant chickweed)

Nabalus albus (white rattlesnake root)

Nuphar variegata (variegated yellow pond lily)

Oenothera biennis (common evening primrose)

Onoclea sensibilis (sensitive fern)

Osmorhiza claytonii (bland sweet cicely)

Osmunda claytoniana (interrupted fern)

Ostrya virginiana var. virginiana (ironwood)

Oxalis stricta (yellow wood sorrel)

Parthenocissus vitacea (woodbine)

Picea glauca (white spruce)

Pilosella officinarum (mouse-ear hawkweed)

Pinus resinosa (red pine)

Pinus strobus (eastern white pine)

Plantago major (common plantain)

Plantago rugelii var. rugelii (black-seeded plantain)

Polygonatum biflorum var. commutatum (smooth Solomon’s seal)

Populus grandidentata (bigtooth aspen)

Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

Potentilla argentea (silvery cinquefoil)

Potentilla gracilis (slender cinquefoil)

Potentilla simplex (common cinquefoil)

Prunus americana (American plum)

Prunus serotina var. serotina (black cherry)

Prunus virginiana var. virginiana (chokecherry)

Pteridium aquilinum var. latiusculum (western bracken fern)

Quercus ellipsoidalis (northern pin oak)

Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa (bur oak)

Quercus rubra (northern red oak)

Ranunculus abortivus (kidney-leaved buttercup)

Rhamnus cathartica (common buckthorn)

Rhus glabra (smooth sumac)

Rubus allegheniensis (Allegheny blackberry)

Rubus idaeus ssp. strigosus (American red raspberry)

Rubus occidentalis (black raspberry)

Rudbeckia laciniata var. laciniata (cut-leaved coneflower)

Rumex acetosella (red sorrel)

Sambucus nigra ssp. canadensis (American elderberry)

Sanicula marilandica (Maryland black snakeroot)

Saponaria officinalis (bouncing bet)

Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium (little bluestem)

Scrophularia lanceolata (early figwort)

Silene latifolia ssp. alba (white campion)

Sisymbrium altissimum (tall tumble mustard)

Smilax ecirrhata (upright carrionflower)

Smilax tamnoides (bristly greenbrier)

Solidago altissima (late goldenrod)

Solidago rigida ssp. rigida (stiff goldenrod)

Spiraea tomentosa (steeplebush)

Taraxacum officinale ssp. officinale (common dandelion)

Thalictrum dasycarpum (tall meadow rue)

Thalictrum thalictroides (rue anemone)

Thlaspi arvense (field pennycress)

Tilia americana var. americana (American basswood)

Toxicodendron rydbergii (western poison ivy)

Tragopogon dubius (yellow goat’s beard)

Trifolium hybridum (alsike clover)

Trifolium pratense (red clover)

Trifolium repens (white clover)

Trillium flexipes (drooping trillium)

Typha angustifolia (narrow-leaved cattail)

Ulmus americana (American elm)

Ulmus rubra (slippery elm)

Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis (stinging nettle)

Uvularia grandiflora (large-flowered bellwort)

Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus (common mullein)

Veronicastrum virginicum (Culver’s root)

Viburnum lentago (nannyberry)

Viburnum opulus var. americanum (American highbush cranberry)

Viburnum rafinesqueanum var. rafinesqueanum (downy arrowwood)

Vicia americana ssp. americana (American vetch)

Viola pubescens var. pubescens (downy yellow violet)

Viola sororia (common blue violet)

Vitis riparia (wild grape)

Zanthoxylum americanum (northern prickly ash)

Zizia aurea (golden alexanders)

alsike clover

American highbush cranberry

American plum

American vetch

bird’s-foot trefoil

black cherry

black raspberry

bouncing bet

Canada anemone

chokecherry

cleavers

common evening primrose

common false Solomon’s seal

common mullein

Culver’s root

cut-leaved coneflower

drooping trillium

false sunflower

fragrant bedstraw

hairy puccoon

large-flowered bellwort

leadplant

nannyberry

narrow-leaved purple coneflower

northern bedstraw

northern prickly ash

pineapple-weed

round-headed bush clover

silvery cinquefoil

stiff goldenrod (ssp. rigida)

sundial lupine

tall meadow rue

Virginia waterleaf

western poison ivy flowers

wild columbine

wild geranium

yellow goat’s beard

yellow sweet clover

 

 


Reptiles

One tracked reptile species has been seen here:

 

Tracked

common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina)

 
 

common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina)

common garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis)

painted turtle (Chrysemys picta)

common snapping turtle


 

 

Binoculars

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