Additional Recreational Uses Proposed for
Whitney Island SNA


No changes in recreational uses will be made to Whitney Island SNA.


Public hearing was held April 10, 2014 in Faribault, MN


The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) held a public hearing to receive public comments regarding allowing archery hunting, fishing, access by watercraft, and dogs under control at the Whitney Island Scientific and Natural Area (SNA).

Scientific and Natural Areas are state lands established to preserve natural features and rare resources of exceptional scientific and educational value. The Whitney Island SNA is open to the public for non-motorized activities such as hiking, bird-watching, nature photography, and snowshoeing.

The Whitney Island SNA protects old maple-basswood forest, emergent marsh, and habitat for rare species. Information on resources and location of Whitney Island SNA can be found at here. Learn more about recreational uses and visiting SNAs.


Documents


Site Evaluation pdf

Map pdf


Questions


See the Recreation Uses of SNAs for frequently asked questions or email sna.dnr@state.mn.us.