Distance: 46.62 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: 62.48 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 ...