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Sand Lake Wmd National Park

3 Activites Phone: (605)-885-6320 Email: r6rw_sdl@fws.gov Distance: 0.01 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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Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (605)-885-6320 Email: sandlake@fws.gov Distance: 10.41 miles

Congress established Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in 1935 as a refuge and breeding grounds for migratory birds and other wildlife. The Refuge has 21,498 acres of prime wildlife habitat consisting of open lakes and wetlands, grasslands, woodlands, and croplands. Famed for its spectacular concentrations of wildlife, Sand Lake NWR has been listed as one of the top 15 birding sites in the ...

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Waubay National Wildlife Refuge Park

9 Activites Phone: (605)-947-4521 Email: waubay@fws.gov Distance: 49.03 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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Tewaukon National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (701)-724-3598 Email: tewaukon@fws.gov Distance: 49.31 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: 49.31 miles

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

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Waubay Wetland Management District National Park

3 Activites Phone: (605)-947-4521 Email: waubay@fws.gov Distance: 51.80 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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Kulm Wetland Management District National Park

3 Activites Email: kulmwetlands@fws.gov Distance: 55.90 miles

Located in south-central North Dakota, Kulm Wetland Management District (WMD) was established in 1971. Located in the Prairie Pothole Region of North America, Kulm WMD provides breeding, nesting, and brood rearing areas for many species of waterfowl and other migratory birds. The District currently manages 201 Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) that total 45,683 acres, 3 national wildlife refuges, ...

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James Diversion Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (605)-353-7145 Distance: 71.62 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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Traverse Lake National Park

6 Activites Phone: (320)-563-4586 Distance: 80.40 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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Huron Wetland Management District National Park

4 Activites Phone: (605)-352-5894 Email: huronwetlands@fws.gov Distance: 87.86 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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Valley City Wetland Management District National Park

2 Activites Email: valleycitywetlands@fws.gov Distance: 93.04 miles

Valley City Wetland Management District (WMD) is one of 11 WMDs found in North Dakota's famed "duck factory" country, the Prairie Pothole Region. Valley City WMD is located in east-central North Dakota and includes Cass, Traill, Barnes, Griggs, and Steele counties. It consists of 82 Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) totaling approximately 17,000 acres. There are also 55,400 acres protected by...

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Pipestem Lake National Park

5 Activites Phone: (701)-252-7666 Distance: 94.38 miles

Pipestem Dam, ND is located north of Jamestown, on Pipestem Creek. The 840-acre Pipestem Lake offers year-round recreational opportunities including camping, picnicking, and wildlife viewing. The area attracts birdwatchers, boaters, fishermen, hunters and others facinated with the outdoors.

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Jamestown Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (701)-252-6002 Distance: 96.95 miles

Jamestown Dam and Reservoir are features of the PSMBP - Jamestown Dam. Located in central North Dakota the reservoir provides flood protection to areas downstream. The reservoir has approximately 2,095 water surface acres, 2,492 land acres and 45 miles of shoreline. It is located 2 miles north of Jamestown and features a modern campground and concessions, boat rental, primitive camping. Public u...

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Ashtabula Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (701)-845-2970 Distance: 97.57 miles

The Baldhill Dam, Lake Ashtabula Project is located in eastern North Dakota, in the heart of the prairie pothole country. It is a multipurpose project, providing flood protection, augmenting water supplies during dry years, and offering wildlife habitat and recreational opportunities year-round. One of the unique seasonal wildlife visitors to the project is the white pelican, which can be seen ...

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Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (320)-273-2191 Email: northerntallgrassprairie@fws.gov Distance: 98.20 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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Slade National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Email: longlake@fws.gov Distance: 107.37 miles

Slade National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in south-central North Dakota within the Prairie Pothole Region of the glaciated plains. In an area famed for its wealth of waterfowl producing potholes, the Refuge also provides excellent habitat for nesting grassland birds. Slade NWR received its name from a Northern Pacific Railroad executive G.T. Slade. Slade donated the property to the U.S. Fi...

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Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (320)-273-2191 Email: bigstone@fws.gov Distance: 108.37 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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Orwell Lake National Park

3 Activites Phone: (218)-736-6463 Distance: 109.38 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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Chase Lake Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 109.71 miles

The Chase Lake Wilderness now contains a total of 4,155 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of North Dakota. In 1975 the Chase Lake 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...

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Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (701)-752-4218 Email: chaselake@fws.gov Distance: 110.30 miles

Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is one of the nation's oldest refuges. It was established in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. Located in the famous Prairie Pothole Region of the United States, the Refuge and surrounding area provide breeding and resting habitat for more than 293 bird species. Chase Lake NWR has been designated as one of America's Top 100 Globally Important Bird A...

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Clara Barton National Historic Site

Rank: 316 1 Activites Distance: 110.99 miles

Clara Barton dedicated her life and energies to help others in times of need - both home and abroad, in peacetime as well as during military emergencies. Glen Echo was her home the last 15 years of her life and the structure illustrates her dedication and concern for those less fortunate than herself.

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Chase Lake Prairie Project Wmd National Park

5 Activites Phone: (701)-752-4218 Email: r6rw_clp@fws.gov Distance: 113.49 miles

The Wetland Management District (WMD) was administratively created in 1993 and is a satellite station of the Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The WMD consists of 127 Waterfowl Production Areas (35,317 acres); five Wildlife Development Areas (3,734 acres); 666 wetland easement contracts protecting 52,919 wetland acres; four grassland easement contracts preserving 2,790 grassland acres a...

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Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (701)-285-3341 Email: arrowwood@fws.gov Distance: 113.70 miles

Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1935 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. It is an important link in a chain of refuges extending from the prairie lands of the Canadian border to the Gulf of Mexico. Located along the James River in east-central North Dakota, Arrowwood NWR is 15,934 acres in size and is made up of lakes, marshes, prairi...

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Arrowwood Wetland Management District National Park

5 Activites Phone: (701)-285-3341 Email: arrowwood@fws.gov Distance: 113.70 miles

Arrowwood Wetland Management District (WMD) was established in east-central North Dakota in 1961 as a breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The District currently includes 28 waterfowl production areas (WPA) across Foster and Eddy counties; acreage in the District totals 6,162 acres. Within the District, there are also 314 wetland easements (19,046 acres), 4 Farmers Home Administ...

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Minnesota River Valley Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (888)-463-9856 Email: info@mnrivervalley.com Distance: 114.24 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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