National Natural Landmarks

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 ; Beltrami County, MN

Year designated: 1975

Acres: 155,810

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




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