The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) held a public hearing to receive public comments regarding allowing hunting and trapping on specified portions of the SNA, dogs under control and berry picking at the Lake Alexander Woods SNA.
Scientific and Natural Areas are state lands established to preserve natural features and rare resources of exceptional scientific and educational value. The Lake Alexander Woods SNA is open to the public for non-motorized activities such as hiking, bird-watching, nature photography, and snowshoeing.
The Lake Alexander Woods SNA was established to protect a significant mesic oak forest community and habitat for rare plant and bird species, such as the red-shouldered hawk. Information on resources and location of Lake Alexander Woods SNA can be found at here. Learn more about recreational uses and visiting SNAs.