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Chippewa National Forest Park

12 Activites Email: r9_chippewa_public@fs.fed.us Distance: 20.86 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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Avenue Of Pines - Th 46, Deer River To Northome National Park

Phone: (218)-335-8633 Email: mikemartin@fs.fed.us Distance: 23.35 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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Mississippi River Headwaters - Cross Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (218)-692-2025 Distance: 37.71 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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Edge Of The Wilderness National Park

Phone: (888)-754-0011 Email: thefriendlyfolks@edgeofthewilderness.com Distance: 37.78 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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Grand Rounds Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (612)-230-6400 Distance: 38.71 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: 38.71 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: 38.71 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: 38.71 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: 38.71 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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Great River Road - Minnesota National Park

Phone: (763)-212-8556 Distance: 49.66 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 Headwaters - Sandy Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (218)-426-3482 Distance: 52.69 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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Rice Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (218)-768-2402 Email: ricelake@fws.gov Distance: 63.15 miles

The 18,064-acre Rice Lake National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1935 and is located in the scenic forest and bog area of northern Minnesota. Visitors can enjoy a range of habitats, including lake, river, bog and hardwood forest. The Refuge's history centers around the 4,500-acre Rice Lake which, for thousands of years, has supplied an abundant wild rice crop. Each fall, the bountiful...

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Tamarac Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 63.72 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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Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (218)-847-2641 Email: tamarac@fws.gov Distance: 66.01 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: 66.39 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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Mille Lacs National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (218)-768-2402 Email: millelacs@fws.gov Distance: 80.07 miles

Mille Lacs National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1915 and is known as the smallest refuge in the National Wildlife Refuge System. The refuge is comprised of two small islands (0.57 acres total) over a mile from shore on Lake Mille Lacs in north-central Minnesota. The islands are boulder and gravel outcrops important for colonial nesting birds, including common terns, ring-billed and herring...

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Hamden Slough National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (218)-439-6319 Email: hamdenslough@fws.gov Distance: 82.21 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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Crane Meadows National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (320)-632-1575 Email: cranemeadows@fws.gov Distance: 88.24 miles

Crane Meadows National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1992 to preserve a large, natural wetland complex. The 1,825-acre refuge is located in central Minnesota and serves as an important stop for many species of migrating birds. It harbors one of the largest nesting populations of greater sandhill cranes in Minnesota. Habitats include native tallgrass prairie, oak savanna, and wetlands with de...

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Rydell National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (218)-687-2229 Email: rydell@fws.gov Distance: 91.91 miles

Rydell National Wildlife Refuge is located in the Prairie Pothole Region of Northwestern Minnesota, between the flat Red River Valley Floodplain to the west and the rolling hardwood forest and lake regions to the east. The refuge is located on the historic Glacial Lake Agassiz beach ridge transition zone, changing from northern tallgrass prairie/aspen parkland to eastern deciduous forest. Cur...

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Lake Superior Estuarine Research Reserve National Park

3 Activites Phone: (715)-392-3141 Distance: 92.67 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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Lake Vermilion Public Islands National Park

1 Activites Phone: (414)-297-4400 Email: mfo_web_general@blm.gov Distance: 102.22 miles

America's Outdoors is a public information center that provides recreation information on national, state, and local outdoor areas; environmental education materials; and a professional staff to assist with citizen-based conservation projects. The Center also has automated General Land Office Records documenting the transfer of lands from U.S. ownership to private landowners. These services are pr...

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