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Iowa Wetland Management District National Park

3 Activites Phone: (515)-928-2523 Email: unionslough@fws.gov Distance: 125.00 miles

The Iowa Wetland Management District is part of Union Slough National Wildlife Refuge and is very different from other wetland management districts. Under a Memorandum of Understanding with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (State), the State manages the waterfowl production areas (WPAs) in the district. This is a partnership that has been very beneficial to the Service. Together, the State...

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Union Slough National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (515)-928-2523 Email: unionslough@fws.gov Distance: 125.00 miles

Union Slough National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1937 to provide a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The actual slough is all that remains of a pre-glacial riverbed, and its name is derived from the connection or "union" of two watersheds: the Blue Earth River of Minnesota and the East Fork of the Des Moines River. The terrain is nearly flat, allow...

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Mississippi River Headwaters - Sandy Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (218)-426-3482 Distance: 128.87 miles

The Headwaters Lakes Project is located in Minnesota?s lake country. Campfires and sunsets and the peacefulness of the water make each day a special event. The dams were originally constructed of native materials (earthen embankments filled with puddled clay, and timber control structures) in the early 1880s, except Gull Lake, which was constructed in 1912, using concrete. Sandy Lake Dam had the n...

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Mississippi River Headwaters - Cross Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (218)-692-2025 Distance: 129.46 miles

You will find something unique about a vacation in Minnesota's lake country. The six unique lakes, Gull Lake, the Whitefish Chain (Cross Lake), Big Sandy Lake, Pokegama Lake, Leech Lake, and Lake Winnibigoshish, are roughly bounded by a triangle from Brainerd to Bemidji to Grand Rapids in central Minnesota. Campfires and sunsets and the peacefulness of the water make each day a special event. Fro...

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Great River Road - Minnesota National Park

Phone: (763)-212-8556 Distance: 131.45 miles

Explore the Mississippi from the headwaters of Lake Itasca through unique landscapes of northern forests, central lakes, rolling farmland, metropolitan Minneapolis/St. Paul, and scenic bluff country. Relive history aboard a nostalgic steamboat. Fish the shores of Minnesota's many waters. Savor the culture of the Twin Cities and robust river towns.

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Mississippi River - Pool 8 National Park

8 Activites Phone: (608)-687-3011 Distance: 132.06 miles

Located within the scenic Upper Mississippi River Valley between Dresbach, MN and Genoa, WI. Project lands are located within the Corps of Engineers Nine Foot Navigation Project and the Fish and Wildlife Service Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. The Main channel provides deep draft boating opportunities while the backwaters provide a wilderness area atmosphere for the s...

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Porcupine Lake Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 134.42 miles

The Porcupine Lake Wilderness now contains a total of 4,292 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Wisconsin. In 1984 the Porcupine Lake Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age...

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Lac Qui Parle Lake National Park

5 Activites Phone: (320)-269-6303 Distance: 134.46 miles

Lac qui Parle was constructed for flood control in the Minnesota River Valley. The project is best known for its fishing and waterfowl hunting. It is known as the best walleye fishing in Western Minnesota, and has good populations of channel catfish, smallmouth bass, northern pike, bluegills and crappies. Lac qui Parle Lake is part of a State wildlife management area and is a major stopping poi...

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Rainbow Lake Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 135.20 miles

The Rainbow Lake Wilderness now contains a total of 6,583 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Wisconsin. In 1975 the Rainbow Lake Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of ...

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Duluth-Superior Harbor National Park

3 Activites Phone: (218)-720-5271 Distance: 136.05 miles

At the western end of Lake Superior, Duluth-Superior Harbor offers a close view of commercial shipping, lighthouses, a park, and a lakewalk. The Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center exhibits the Corps' role in harbor and connecting channel development. All aspects of shipping are displayed with ship artifacts, scale models, and a full size pilot house replica. School and community group prog...

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Great River Road - Iowa National Park

Phone: (515)-242-4705 Distance: 137.24 miles

Discover the dramatic vistas of "Old Man River," from its limestone bluffs in the north to sandy floodplains in the south. Enjoy the hospitality of river townspeople. Visit Iowa's 11 interpretive centers from Effigy Mounds National Monument in the north to George M. Verity Riverboat Museum in Keokuk.

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Minnesota River Valley Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (888)-463-9856 Email: info@mnrivervalley.com Distance: 142.90 miles

Along the byway you will find a wide variety of history, agriculture, and culture. Located along the Minnesota River, the Minnesota River Valley National Scenic Byway is a destination in itself. Although time has brought changes, the river valley remains as beautiful as ever. Hardwood forests, 3.8-billion-year-old granite outcrops, and lush prairie grasses remain for you to enjoy. State and local ...

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Morris Wetland Management District National Park

8 Activites Phone: (320)-589-1001 Email: morris@fws.gov Distance: 143.41 miles

The Morris Wetland Management District includes 244 waterfowl production areas, encompassing over 50,000 acres scattered throughout an eight-county area. Like other wetland management districts in the prairie states, the goal of the Morris District is to restore and protect sufficient wetland and grassland habitat to meet the needs of prairie wildlife, particularly breeding waterfowl, as well as ...

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North Shore Scenic Drive National Park

Phone: (612)-296-5029 Email: cvb@visitduluth.com Distance: 144.83 miles

This byway follows the majestic shoreline of Lake Superior, the world's largest freshwater lake. Experience some of the most spectacular scenery in the country. The drive provides access to eight state parks, and the Superior National Forest and offers unlimited opportunities to enjoy the outdoors in all seasons.

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Grand Rounds Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (612)-230-6400 Distance: 145.57 miles

The country's longest continuous system of public urban parkways, this has been the preeminent urban parkway system for more than a century. Lovely parks, trails, lakes and parkways surround the city of Minneapolis. Enjoy the Chain of Lakes, Lake Nokomis, Lake Hiawatha, Minnehaha Falls, and much more.

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Gunflint Trail Scenic Byway National Park

Distance: 145.57 miles

####Outdoor Excitement in a Relaxing Setting#### The Gunflint Trail passes through the northeastern corner of Minnesota near the Canadian border. The pastoral landscape of the Superior National Forest is a quiet nature destination where animals outnumber people. Travel the Gunflint Trail and experience views of beautiful Lake Superior in the byway's starting point, Grand Marais, and from the 1...

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Historic Bluff Country Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (800)-428-2030 Distance: 145.57 miles

In the small communities and scenic beauty of this byway, visitors find art galleries, antique shops, Amish tours, historic sites, cave tours, and museums. Parks, forests and the Root and Mississippi Rivers provide opportunities for many recreation options, including canoeing, cross-country skiing, horseback riding, cycling, wildlife watching, fishing, and photography.

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Lady Slipper Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (218)-335-8633 Email: mikemartin@fs.fed.us Distance: 145.57 miles

The Lady Slipper Scenic Byway runs through the same forest, lake, and river country where the Ojibwe tribe of Native Americans lived at the head of the Mississippi River. Chief Oziwindib (Chief Yellowhead), who guided the explorer Schoolcraft to the true headwaters of the Mississippi, lived in villages on Star Island and at Knutson Dam. The natural scenery along the byway includes close forests ...

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Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (218)-829-2838 Distance: 145.57 miles

Like nature's table of contents, the lakes and woods of the Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway are chapters filled with many recreational opportunities and adventures just waiting to be discovered. With the wink and wit of Paul Bunyan lore slipped in for fun, sites and events turn easily into sparkling memories.

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Heritage Drive National Park

Distance: 148.84 miles

Heritage Drive runs through the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, comprised of a mix of hardwood trees, giant hemlocks, and pines.

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Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (320)-273-2191 Email: bigstone@fws.gov Distance: 149.75 miles

Straddling the headwaters of the Minnesota River in extreme west-central Minnesota, Big Stone Refuge is within the heart of the tallgrass prairie's historic range. Today, less than one-percent of tallgrass prairie remains. Big Stone Refuge serves as the "keeper of the prairie" by working to maintain and restore native prairie habitat while providing optimum nesting cover for water...

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Great River Road - Wisconsin National Park

Phone: (800)-658-9424 Email: info@explorelacrosse.com Distance: 153.77 miles

Wisconsin's Great River Road flanks the majestic Mississippi River as it leisurely winds its way along 250 miles of Wisconsin's western border. Along its way, the road is nestled between the river on one side and towering bluffs on the other, becoming one of the most scenic drives in mid-America.

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Necedah National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (608)-565-2551 Email: necedah@fws.gov Distance: 154.98 miles

Whooping cranes, wolves, Karner blue butterflies, and white-tailed deer call Necedah National Wildlife Refuge "home." Ringed bog hunter dragonflies live in sedge meadows, flying squirrels in upland hardwood timber. Trumpeter swans inhabit the marshes, and badgers the savanna. The habitat mosaic, maintained by prescribed burning, seasonal mowing, and timber clearing, attracts a wide range of wil...

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Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (715)-685-9983 Email: whittleseycreek@fws.gov Distance: 155.08 miles

Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge is part of a large wetland complex on Lake Superior, near Ashland, Wisconsin. These coastal wetlands are a significant part of the wildlife habitat and aquatic resources of the south shore of Lake Superior. The refuge was established in 1999, and it is still being created. Its purpose is to protect, restore, and manage coastal wetland and spring-f...

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Mississippi River - Pool 9 National Park

7 Activites Phone: (507)-895-6341 Distance: 155.42 miles

Located within the scenic Upper Mississippi River Valley between Genoa, WI and Lynxville, WI. Project lands are located within the Corps of Engineers Nine Foot Navigation Project and the Fish and Wildlife Service Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. The Main channel provides deep draft boating opportunities while the backwaters provide a wilderness area atmosphere for the ...

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