Columbus Lake Conservation Area is 258 acres of wetland and creek corridor just south of the Lamprey Pass Wildlife Management Area (WMA). The area has a rich mixture of habitat types, including marshes, hardwood forest, restored prairie, and borders the shallow, 20 acre Columbus Lake. Columbus Lake Conservation area provides excellent hunting opportunities waterfowl, pheasant, turkey and deer.
Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment
This Conservation Area was acquired with funding provided by the Outdoor Heritage Fund and is open to the public for hunting and trapping during the regular open seasons, as designated by the State of Minnesota and in accordance with current state Hunting and Trapping Regulations, Fishing Regulations, and Anoka County Ordinances.
South Side of County Highway 23/Lake Drive
(10 vehicle maximum)
Conservation Area Hours
6 a.m. to 30 minutes past sunset