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Pipestone National Monument Park

Rank: 255 2 Activites Phone: (507)-825-5464 Email: PIPE_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 6.72 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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Madison Wetland Management District National Park

1 Activites Phone: (605)-256-2974 Email: madisonwetlands@fws.gov Distance: 38.75 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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Big Stone Wetland Management District National Park

1 Activites Phone: (320)-273-2191 Email: bigstone@fws.gov Distance: 50.98 miles

The purpose of Big Stone Wetland Management District (WMD) is to acquire and manage Waterfowl Production Areas (WPAs) in Lincoln and Lyon counties. District staff also serve private land resource interests by providing technical assistance for Department of Agriculture programs and restoring wetlands on private lands. Currently there are eight WPAs, two FmHA conservation easements and ...

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Windom Wetland Management District National Park

1 Activites Phone: (507)-831-2220 Email: windomwmd@fws.gov Distance: 61.85 miles

The Windom Wetland Management District acquires and manages waterfowl production areas, enforces wetland easements, and provides conservation assistance to landowners in 12 southwestern Minnesota counties. The landscape is dominated by intense, row-crop agriculture, which has led to the drainage of most wetlands and widespread water quality problems. Deteriorating drainage tile systems and the ...

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Lac Qui Parle Lake National Park

5 Activites Phone: (320)-269-6303 Distance: 66.73 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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Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (320)-273-2191 Email: bigstone@fws.gov Distance: 72.20 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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Minnesota River Valley Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (888)-463-9856 Email: info@mnrivervalley.com Distance: 76.69 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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Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (320)-273-2191 Email: northerntallgrassprairie@fws.gov Distance: 79.46 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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Huron Wetland Management District National Park

4 Activites Phone: (605)-352-5894 Email: huronwetlands@fws.gov Distance: 95.83 miles

The public lands of Huron Wetland Management District (WMD), called waterfowl production areas (WPAs), are a part of the National Wildlife Refuge System. National wildlife refuges and WPAs are vitally important to wildlife and people. These lands are managed to provide habitat for endangered species, migratory birds, and other wildlife and to provide places for people to learn about and enjoy wild...

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James Diversion Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (605)-353-7145 Distance: 101.02 miles

The James Diversion Dam and Reservoir are located on the James River in east-central South Dakota about 17 miles north of Huron. The reservoir has approximately 960 water surface acres, 521 land acres and 85 miles of shoreline. Recreation activities are managed by the SD Department of Game, Fish and Parks. There is a public-use area, a picnic area, and boating. Available fish species include cr...

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Missouri National Recreational River Park

Rank: 187 8 Activites Phone: (605)-665-0209 Email: Chris_Wilkinson@nps.gov Distance: 101.19 miles

Imagine a 100-mile stretch of North America's longest river, a vestige of the untamed American West. The Missouri National Recreational River is where imagination meets reality. Two free flowing stretches of the Missouri make up the National Park. Relive the past by making an exploration of the wild, untamed and mighty river that continues to flow as nature intended.

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Waubay Wetland Management District National Park

3 Activites Phone: (605)-947-4521 Email: waubay@fws.gov Distance: 102.16 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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Waubay National Wildlife Refuge Park

9 Activites Phone: (605)-947-4521 Email: waubay@fws.gov Distance: 103.55 miles

"Waubay," means "a place where numbers of birds make their nests" in the Dakota language. The Refuge encompasses 4,650 acres of wetlands, native tallgrass prairie, and bur oak forest that provide a wide variety of nesting habitat for more than 100 species of waterfowl, song birds, and upland game birds as well as 140 additional bird species during migrations. Mammals include species from the ever ...

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Morris Wetland Management District National Park

8 Activites Phone: (320)-589-1001 Email: morris@fws.gov Distance: 103.64 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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Lewis And Clark Lake National Park

15 Activites Phone: (402)-667-7873 Distance: 105.02 miles

Straddling the Nebraska/South Dakota border, Gavins Point Dam, SD is the smallest of the six Missouri River main stem dams and the southernmost dam on the river. Lewis and Clark Lake, named for the first documented explorers of the Louisiana Territory, is 25 miles long, has 90 miles of shoreline, and 27 recreation areas offering camping, picnicking, fishing, hunting, boating, water-skiing, swimmi...

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Litchfield Wetland Management District National Park

2 Activites Phone: (320)-693-2849 Email: litchfieldwetland@fws.gov Distance: 112.70 miles

Litchfield Wetland Management District is located on the eastern edge of the Prairie Pothole Region in central Minnesota. Here, just a little south of the famous mythological Lake Wobegone where "all the women are strong, all the men are good looking, and all the children are above average," more than 33,000 acres of Service-owned land and 8,000 acres of wetland easements provide outstand...

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Traverse Lake National Park

6 Activites Phone: (320)-563-4586 Distance: 115.46 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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Iowa Wetland Management District National Park

3 Activites Phone: (515)-928-2523 Email: unionslough@fws.gov Distance: 124.28 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: 124.28 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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Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (605)-487-7603 Email: LakeAndes@fws.gov Distance: 124.51 miles

The Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) Complex is comprised of Lake Andes NWR, Karl E. Mundt NWR, and Lake Andes Wetland Management District (WMD). The Complex headquarters is located on the east shore of Lake Andes. Wildlife habitat on the Complex is extremely important to conservation of waterfowl, bald eagles, and grassland birds. The Complex occupies the southern portion of t...

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Karl E. Mundt National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (605)-487-7603 Email: LakeAndes@fws.gov Distance: 125.12 miles

The Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) Complex is comprised of Lake Andes NWR, Karl E. Mundt NWR, and Lake Andes Wetland Management District (WMD). The Complex headquarters is located on the east shore of Lake Andes. Wildlife habitat on the Complex is extremely important to conservation of waterfowl, bald eagles, and grassland birds. The Complex occupies the southern portion of t...

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Lake Francis Case National Park

11 Activites Phone: (605)-487-7847 Distance: 133.39 miles

Fort Randall Dam, SD, located near Lake Andes in southeastern South Dakota along the Missouri River, is home to one of America's largest wintering concentrations of bald and golden eagles. The 19 recreation areas located around Lake Francis Case reservoir range from highly developed campgrounds and day use areas to primitive areas. Recreation opportunities at the lake include camping, picnicking,...

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Sand Lake Wmd National Park

3 Activites Phone: (605)-885-6320 Email: r6rw_sdl@fws.gov Distance: 143.08 miles

The 9,000 square mile Sand Lake Wetland Management District (WMD), located in north-central South Dakota, encompasses a rich diversity of wildlife habitat. The eight county district (Brown, Campbell, Edmunds, Faulk, McPherson, Potter, Spink, and Walworth Counties)is located within three distinct physiographic regions, the Missouri Coteau, the James River Basin, and the Lake Dakota Plain.The weste...

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Tewaukon National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (701)-724-3598 Email: tewaukon@fws.gov Distance: 143.34 miles

Tewaukon National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in southeastern North Dakota along the western edge of the northern tallgrass prairie. The Wild Rice River flows through the Refuge and then into Lake Tewaukon. Established in 1945, the 8,363-acre Refuge is located in the Prairie Pothole Region, one of the most biologically productive areas on earth.

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Tewaukon Wetland Management District National Park

4 Activites Phone: (701)-724-3598 Email: Tewaukon@fws.gov Distance: 143.34 miles

Tewaukon Wetland Management District is managed together with the Tewaukon National Wildlife Refuge.

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