Distance: 158.78 miles
Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge was established to provide a means of working with
individuals, groups, private organizations, and government entities to permanently preserve a portion of the
remaining remnant tracts of northern tallgrass prairie in Minnesota and Iowa. The Fish and Wildlife Service is
acquiring remnant prairie tracts for the refuge in both easement ...
Distance: 169.29 miles
Avenue of Pines Byway cuts right through the heart of Chippewa National Forest and borders the large Lake Winnibigoshish, revered by Minnesota anglers for walleye, northern pike and most other game fish. Other fine fishing waters include Cut Foot Sioux Lake, Squaw Lake, and many smaller lakes.
Nine forest service campgrounds, as well as countless resorts and private campgrounds, provide a wealth ...
Distance: 186.40 miles
Travel this spectacular, winding byway by many pristine lakes, forests, swamps, rolling hills, and other unique features. Outdoor recreation, interpretive sites, and other exciting opportunities await the traveler. During fall, the northwoods is adorned with the brilliant colors of red sugar maples, bronze oak trees and glowing gold aspen and birch.