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Upper Red Lake Peatland

Upper Red Lake Peatland
Upper Red Lake Peatland

One of the largest peatlands remaining in the conterminous United States, Upper Red Lake Peatland illustrates a variety of geological features and plant associations, especially the dominant and rare string bog. The site provides outstanding habitat for wildlife including endangered species.

Location: Beltrami County, MN

Year designated: 1975

Acres: 155,810

Ownership: Federal, State, Indian Trust (Red Lake Tribe), Private

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012