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Places We Protect

Use this map or browse the list below to explore our preserves and places we protect in Minnesota.

The Nature Conservancy currently owns and manages more than 50 preserves in Minnesota, encompassing approximately 70,000 acres.

We do not maintain trails or facilities at our preserves nor do we have staff on duty. Please prepare for your visit and take proper precautions by reviewing our Preserve Visitation Guidelines.

The Nature Conservancy owns and manages 57 preserves in Minnesota (PDF, 2.7MB). Learn More.


Northwestern Minnesota

Agassiz Dunes SNA
Anna Gronseth Prairie
Blazing Star Prairie SNA
Bluestem Prairie SNA
Foxhome Prairie
Frenchman's Bluff SNA
Glacial Ridge Project
Kettledrummer Prairie
Malmberg Prairie SNA
Margherita Preserve-Audubon Prairie
Miller Prairie
Norway Dunes
Pankratz Memorial Prairie
Pembina Trail Preserve SNA
Richard M. & Mathilde Rice Elliot SNA
Seven Sisters Prairie
Spring Prairie Preserve
Staffanson Prairie
Strandness Prairie
Town Hall Prairie
Twin Valley Prairie SNA
Wallace C. Dayton Conservation & Wildlife Area
Western Prairie SNA
Zimmerman Prairie

Northeastern Minnesota

Pigeon River Cliffs
St. Louis River Estuary
Sand Lake / Seven Beavers
Susie Island
Upper Manitou Forest

Central Minnesota

Lake Alexander Preserve
Leif Mountain
Moe Woods
Ordway Prairie
Paul Bunyan Savanna
Regal Meadow
Roscoe Prairie
Sheepberry Fen

Fire and Forest Management
in central Minnesota

Metro Area

Helen Allison Savanna SNA
Schaefer Prairie

Southeastern Minnesota

Ottawa Bluffs
Weaver Dunes SNA
Trout Lily
Root River

Southwestern Minnesota

Chippewa Prairie
Hole-in-the-Mountain Prairie
Lindgren-Traeger Bird Sanctuary
Plover Prairie
Red Rock Prairie

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