Metadata: Hunter Walking Trails

Hunter Walking Trails

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  1. Overview
  2. Data Quality
  3. Data Organization
  4. Coordinate System
  5. Attributes
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  7. Metadata Reference

Section 1: Overview

Originator:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Title: Hunter Walking Trails

Abstract: Hunter walking trails are managed to provide non-motorized hunting opportunities. Management may include maintenance of parking lots, gates, signs, mowing, and habitat management for wildlife. Some of these trails are managed in cooperation with other landowners.

Purpose: Provide DNR managers and the general public with locations of Hunter Walking Trails managed by the DNR or managed by the DNR in cooperation with other public land management agencies.

Time Period of Content Date: 11/11/2021

Currentness Reference: Time Period of Content date indicates the date which the user can be confident of accuracy and completeness of the dataset. Trail updates are the responsibility of Wildlife Area offices.

Progress: In work

Maintenance and Update Frequency: Yearly

Spatial Extent of Data:

Bounding Coordinates: -96.217078

Place Keywords: northern, Minnesota, forest

Theme Keywords: trails, non-motorized, hunting

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Contact Person Information: Bruce Anderson, GIS Support Specialist
Minnesota DNR - Wildlife
1201 East Highway 2
Grand Rapids, MN  55744
Phone: 218-327-4105

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Section 2: Data Quality

Attribute Accuracy:

Logical Consistency: Data are topologically correct, all lines intersect where intended.

Completeness: Does not include some hunter walking trails identified in Off-Highway Vehicle Planning. These will be added as they are developed for non-motorized recreation.

Horizontal Positional Accuracy: Source layer trl_hwtln3: Some trails are derived from GPS (3-15m), others are photo interpreted from 1:24000 USGS maps, or from aerial photographs.

Vertical Positional Accuracy: Source layer trl_hwtln3: No estimate available


Section 3: Spatial Data Organization (not used in this metadata)

Section 4: Coordinate System

Horizontal Coordinate Scheme: Universal Transverse Mercator

UTM Zone Number: 15

Horizontal Datum: NAD83

Horizontal Units: meters

Vertical Datum: Not Applicable

Vertical Units: Not Applicable

Depth Datum: Not Applicable

Depth Units: Not Applicable

Section 5: Attributes


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Section 6: Distribution

Publisher: Minnesota DNR - Division of Fish & Wildlife - Wildlife Unit

Publication Date: 2009-02-06 00:00:00.0

Contact Person Information: Zeb Thomas, GIS Data Systems Coordinator
Minnesota DNR - GIS
500 Lafayette Rd
Saint Paul, MN  55155
Phone: 651-259-5637

Distributor's Data Set Identifier: trans_hunter_walking_trails

Distribution Liability: The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources General Geographic Data License Agreement is online:

Ordering Instructions: Please visit the download page for this dataset on the Minnesota Geospatial Commons website using the web link below (Online Linkage).

Online Linkage: I AGREE to the notice in "Distribution Liability" above. Clicking to agree will either begin the download process, link to a service, or provide more instructions. See "Ordering Instructions" above for details.

Section 7: Metadata Reference

Metadata Date: 2017-11-14 15:04:43

Contact Person Information: Bruce Anderson, GIS Support Specialist
Minnesota DNR - Wildlife
1201 East Highway 2
Grand Rapids, MN  55744
Phone: 218-327-4105

Metadata Standard Name: Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines

Metadata Standard Version: 1.2

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