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Lake Superior Estuarine Research Reserve National Park

3 Activites Phone: (715)-392-3141 Distance: 158.69 miles

The 16,697-acre Lake Superior Reserve is a combination of four distinct land areas and portions of connecting waterways in Douglas County, in the northwest corner of Wisconsin where the St. Louis River flows into Lake Superior. Each area possesses its own combination of habitats. The Reserve includes uplands and submerged lands; riparian and riverine habitat; riverine islands; emergent freshwater ...

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Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (320)-273-2191 Email: northerntallgrassprairie@fws.gov 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 ...

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Effigy Mounds National Monument Park

Rank: 248 3 Activites Email: efmo_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 159.30 miles

The mounds preserved here are considered sacred by many Americans, especially the Monument's 18 culturally associated American Indian tribes. A visit offers opportunities to contemplate the meanings of the mounds and the people who built them. The 200 plus American Indian mounds are located in one of the most picturesque sections of the Upper Mississippi River Valley.

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Driftless Area National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (563)-873-3423 Email: driftless@fws.gov Distance: 163.86 miles

The "driftless area" of the Upper Midwest derives its name from the fact that it was unglaciated during the most recent glacial event about 12,000 years ago. Glaciers surrounded but did not pass over this land. Driftless Area National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1989 to protect the Federally endangered Iowa Pleistocene snail and threatened northern monkshood plant. Habitats that su...

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Avenue Of Pines - Th 46, Deer River To Northome National Park

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

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Pipestone National Monument Park

Rank: 255 2 Activites Phone: (507)-825-5464 Email: PIPE_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 170.25 miles

For countless generations, American Indians have quarried the red pipestone found at this site. These grounds are sacred to many people because the pipestone quarried here is carved into pipes used for prayer. Many believe that the pipe's smoke carries one's prayer to the Great Spirit. The traditions of quarrying and pipemaking continue here today.

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Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Park

Rank: 199 10 Activites Phone: (715)-779-3397 Email: apis_webmaster@nps.gov Distance: 170.76 miles

Along windswept beaches and cliffs, visitors experience where water meets land and sky, culture meets culture, and past meets present. The 21 islands and 12 miles of mainland host a unique blend of cultural and natural resources. Lighthouses shine over Lake Superior and the new wilderness areas. Visitors can hike, paddle, sail, or cruise to experience these Jewels of Lake Superior.

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Fergus Falls Wetland Management District National Park

4 Activites Phone: (218)-739-2291 Email: fergusfallswetland@fws.gov Distance: 171.66 miles

The Fergus Falls Wetland Management District was established in 1962 with the initiation of the Accelerated Small Wetlands Acquisition Program. It includes the counties of Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Wadena and Wilkin. The mission of the district is to identify, protect, and restore the tallgrass prairie/wetland ecosystem and associated habitats and to provide opportunities for outdoor rec...

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Orwell Lake National Park

3 Activites Phone: (218)-736-6463 Distance: 172.76 miles

Much of the project area is used for wildlife habitat development by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Many lakes in vicinity.

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Mississippi River - Pool 10 National Park

8 Activites Phone: (507)-895-6341 Distance: 179.13 miles

Located within the scenic Upper Mississippi River Valley between Lynxville, WI. and Guttenberg, IA. 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...

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Traverse Lake National Park

6 Activites Phone: (320)-563-4586 Distance: 180.49 miles

The Lake Traverse Project is a multipurpose project located on the Minnesota ? South Dakota border. The project consists of two dams, one dike and two lakes, Traverse and Mud. The main purpose of the project is to control flooding along the northward flowing Bois de Souix River, which joins the Ottertail River to become the Red River of the North. The significant feature of the project is the B...

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Chippewa National Forest Park

12 Activites Email: r9_chippewa_public@fs.fed.us Distance: 183.98 miles

Chippewa National Forest -  Recreation Program Fee Accomplishment Report 2010As you visit the Chippewa National Forest you will quickly notice that water orientated recreation such as fishing, canoeing, camping, water-skiing and swimming are popular! Twenty-one developed campgrounds, located on the major lakes, offer a place to relax or to fish muskie, walleye, northern pike, bass or sunfish. To "...

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Edge Of The Wilderness National Park

Phone: (888)-754-0011 Email: thefriendlyfolks@edgeofthewilderness.com 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.

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Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (218)-847-2641 Email: tamarac@fws.gov Distance: 187.03 miles

Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge covers 42,724 acres and lies in the glacial lake country of northwestern Minnesota in Becker County, 18 miles northeast of Detroit Lakes. It was established in 1938 as a refuge breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. Refuge topography consists of rolling forested hills interspersed with lakes, rivers, marshes, bogs and shrub swamps. The toke...

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Detroit Lakes Wetland Management District National Park

3 Activites Phone: (218)-847-4431 Email: detroitlakes@fws.gov Distance: 187.29 miles

Detroit Lakes Wetland Management District is located in northwest Minnesota and includes the counties of Becker, Clay, Mahnomen, Norman, and Polk - an area of approximately 6,000 square miles. The district is divided into three general landscape areas, roughly equal in size. From west to east, these are: the Red River Valley floodplain, the glacial moraine/prairie pothole region, and the har...

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Tamarac Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 189.87 miles

The Tamarac Wilderness now contains a total of 2,180 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Minnesota. In 1976 the Tamarac Wilderness became part of the now over 110 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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Hamden Slough National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (218)-439-6319 Email: hamdenslough@fws.gov Distance: 194.91 miles

Eastern forest dramatically gives way to the western prairie at Hamden Slough National Wildlife Refuge. Hardwood forests stretching from the Atlantic seaboard rapidly shift to the vast western prairie at this picturesque refuge. Prior to settlement, this diverse vegetation was attractive to wildlife, and the area teemed with waterfowl, upland birds, bison, wolves, and other prairie wildlife. W...

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Fox River National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (920)-387-2658 Email: foxriver@fws.gov Distance: 203.05 miles

Fox River National Wildlife Refuge, managed by staff at Horicon National Wildlife Refuge, encompasses 1,004 acres of wetland and upland habitat along the Fox River in Marquette County, Wisconsin. Refuge staff restores, enhances, and preserves the oak savanna upland and sedge meadow wetland habitats historically found in extensive areas along the Fox River. Staff manages the wildlife populati...

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Waubay Wetland Management District National Park

3 Activites Phone: (605)-947-4521 Email: waubay@fws.gov Distance: 204.91 miles

Waubay Wetland Management District (WMD) is located in the "Coteau des Prairie," or prairie hills region of South Dakota. It includes more than 300 waterfowl production areas (WPA) in six counties of northeastern South Dakota. The WPAs range from 40 acres to more than 1,600 acres in size, comprising a total of 40,000 acres. WPAs provide vital wildlife habitat in a landscape of cropland and pasture...

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Sylvania Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 205.14 miles

The Sylvania Wilderness now contains a total of 18,434 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 1987 the Sylvania 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 "...incr...

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Madison Wetland Management District National Park

1 Activites Phone: (605)-256-2974 Email: madisonwetlands@fws.gov Distance: 205.72 miles

The Madison Wetland Management District (WMD) was established to preserve wetlands and manage habitat for waterfowl and other wildlife. Headquartered in Madison, South Dakota, the District staff manages 38,500 acres of upland and wetland areas, called waterfowl production areas (WPA). The wetlands found on WPAs also help prevent flooding in rainy years by storing the water while it slowly percolat...

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Mississippi River - Pools 11-22 National Park

10 Activites Phone: (309)-794-4524 Distance: 206.26 miles

Fifteen campgrounds dot the shoreline along the upper Mississippi River Project. Facilities include campsites, boat ramps, picnic shelters, interpretive programs, hiking trails and eagle watching in the winter months. Fishing is very popular along ?Old Man River.?

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