City of Orono, Saga Hill Natural Area

Saga Hill Natural Area Description:

Saga Hill Natural Area Description:

Description:

This 30-acre park, located on the highest point in western Hennepin County, offers panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Lowland marsh, upland meadows, and forest offer sanctuary to many species of birds. A natural walking/hiking trail starts from the parking lot at the SW corner near Tonkaview Lane and North Shore Drive W.

Biome:

Deciduous Woods

Grant Funding

Natural and Scenic Areas Acquisition Grants
1994 State Bond Proceeds .................................................... $50,000
1998 General Fund Proceeds ................................................. $75,000

Location:

From Jct US12 & County Rd 6 in Orono:
SW 0.9 mi along 6th Ave N
SW 0.9 mi along McCulley Rd
South 1.5 mi along North Shore Dr. W
SE 0.1 mil on Tonkaview LN
Entrance on North side of Tonkaview LN.

Information:

City of Orono, (952) 249-4600