Great Tract Of MN River Bottom With Timber And Great Hunting


Here is an opportunity to own a great tract of Minnesota River Bottom. Located on the west side of the town of Ottawa, this property is located in a great neighborhood for attracting large numbers of deer and turkeys. The tract is made up entirely of woods. Approximately 9 acres are located outside of the floodplain providing hunting opportunity in the spring and fall, even when water levels are high. There are currently no government programs or easements on this property, therefore, harvesting timber, cutting trails and any other habitat improvements are permitted. The property is currently owned by Covia Holdings Corporation and they have followed strict restoration guidelines to ensure this property is in pristine ecological health. Covia Holdings Corporation is a member of the Wildlife Habitat Council a certification program for conservation actions on private property.  The Wildlife Habitat Council is an international conservation non-profit organization that has been around for over 30 years. Their mission is to promote and certify habitat conservation and species management on corporate lands. Members are conservation leaders who voluntarily manage their lands to support sustainable ecosystems and the communities that surround them. Since 1988, WHC has certified more than 1,000 sites worldwide and can be found in 47 states and 28 countries. Conservation Certification is the only voluntary sustainability standard designed for broad-based biodiversity enhancement and conservation education activities on private corporate lands. Covia Holdings Corporation has been a WHC member since 1989 and is the fifth longest-standing member organization. Covia currently has 36 certified sites in the US, Canada, and Mexico. The Ottawa, MN site has been certified since 1996. Multiple local school classes and youth groups have used the property for outdoor education programs. The property has a strong reputation for producing monster bucks and wild turkey and is a foraging gem for morel mushrooms and other wild edibles.

Property Details

  • Approximately 75 +/- acres of woods
  • Approx 1/2 mile of Minnesota River Frontage
  • Great deer hunting
  • Spring and fall turkey hunting opportunities
  • Good waterfowl hunting
  • Fishing access to the Minnesota River
  • Approx 5 miles from St. Peter
  • Approx 50 miles from Minneapolis

Buchanan St. Lot#WP001
Ottawa, Minnesota 56053