The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) held a public hearing to receive public comments regarding allowing hunting, trapping, and dogs under control at the Sandpiper Prairie SNA.
Scientific and Natural Areas are state lands established to preserve natural features and rare resources of exceptional scientific and educational value. The Sandpiper Prairie SNA is open to the public for non-motorized activities such as hiking, bird-watching, nature photography, and snowshoeing.
The Sandpiper Prairie SNA was established to protect native Wet Prairie and Mesic Prairie habitat for rare plant and animal species. Information on resources and location of Minnesota Point Pine Forest SNA can be found at here. Learn more about recreational uses and visiting SNAs.