Itasca Natural Area
Itasca Natural Area, located within Itasca State Park, contains some of the finest remaining stands of virgin red pine, spruce-balsam fir, and maple-basswood-aspen forest. The site supports 53 species of mammal and 141 bird species, including bald eagles.
Year designated: 1965
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