Garvin Park

       
   

Area and County

    Lyon County
    Southwest Minnesota
     
 

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Size

748 acres

 
 
Maps

Garvin Park Map

   
 
Parking

N44 15.648, W95 45.310

 
Hiking Trails

2½ miles

 
Hunting

 

 
Ecological Classification Province  

Prairie Parkland Province

Ecological Classification
Section  

North Central Glaciated Plains

Subsection(s)  

Coteau Moraines

Land Type Association(s)

Slayton Moraine

Tracey Till Plain

 
Native Plant Communities1

Basswood - Bur Oak - (Green Ash) Forest

Dry Hill Prairie (Southern)

Seepage Meadow/Carr: Impatiens Subtype

Southern Terrace Forest

Southern Wet-Mesic Hardwood Forest

 
Ownership

 
Links

Lyon County Parks

 
Comments

The Cottonwood River flows through this park.

 
Visits

4/9/2005

   

 

 

 

 

       
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Plants

Snow trillium carpets some of the hillsides and can be found throughout much of the park in early to mid-April.

 
 

One plant species with conservation status in Minnesota is found here:

 

Special concern

snow trillium (Trillium nivale)

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas Plant List

 
 

Plants frequently found in:

Basswood - Bur Oak - (Green Ash) Forest MHs38b

Dry Hill Prairie (Southern) UPs13d

Seepage Meadow/Carr: Impatiens Subtype WMs83a3

Southern Terrace Forest FFs59

Southern Wet-Mesic Hardwood Forest MHs49

 
 

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