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Dove Lake WMA Reference Map

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Dove Lake WMA

County: Le Sueur
Nearest Town: Elysian
Area: 258 ac

Directions: From Elysian, go 1.5 miles NW on CSAH 11 then 1 mile W on CSAH 13

Restrictions: A no-shooting buffer zone is posted around residence at northeast end of WMA.

Description: This WMA consists of two separate tracts of land. The eastern tract contains drained lakebed, grassy hills, and a forested knob that is a remnant of the Big Woods. The western tract has cattail marsh, forest, and hayland.

A parking lot has been developed on the eastern tract. Walk-in access to the western tract is available via CSAH 130. A prairie grass field and a food plot have been established on this WMA. Fifteen acres have been planted to hardwood seedlings.

At this scale, these WMA boundaries are general, and do not accurately represent the actual legal boundaries. WMA users still need to verify public lands boundaries by observing boundary signs and contacting local DNR Wildlife offices.