Thief Lake Wildlife Management Area42280 240th Ave NE
Middle River, MN 56737
Thief Lake Wildlife Management Area is an excellent location for viewing wildlife. It is home to one of Minnesota's two herds of elk and a total of 232 bird species have been seen on Thief Lake, 99 of which are known to nest there. Also keep an eye out for snowshoe hare, southern red-backed vole, white-tail deer, and bear. There is a special wildlife viewing mound for watching birds on the lake and several boat launch sites. There are no interpretive trials.
- Eco-friendly landscape/facility design
- Waste reduction/reuse/recycling
- Water conservation/wastewater management plan
- Accessible to disabled