Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge

               
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Polk County

 

Size

35,756 acres

 
 
Maps

Map of Glacial Ridge

Glacial Ridge NWR Hunt Map

 
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Office and Information (Rydell NWR)
N47 39.487, W96 5.600

Old Pembina Road
N47 42.159, W96 19.852

 
Hiking Trails

Old Pembina Trail – 1¾ miles

Herman Ridge Road – 3.3 miles

 
Hunting

White-tailed deer, migratory birds, and upland game birds.


Ecological Classification

Province

Eastern Broadleaf Forest Province
Tallgrass Aspen Parklands

Ecological Classification

Section

Lake Agassiz, Aspen Parklands
Minnesota & NE Iowa Morainal

Subsection(s)

Aspen Parklands
Hardwood Hills

Land Type Association(s)

Beach Ridges

Brooks Lake Plain

Erskine Till Plain

Gentilly Lake Plain

 
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Ownership

 
Links

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Refuge Home Page

Refuge Profile


Comments

The area currently has 5,000 acres of native tallgrass prairie. The goal for the refuge is to restore 12,000 acres of wetlands and 14,000 acres of tallgrass prairie.


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Rydell & Glacial Ridge - Around the Refuges
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