Temperance River State Park

               
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Area and County

Cook County

 

 

 


Size

5,007 acres statutory, 1,134 owned

 
 
Maps

Minnesota DNR All Season Map

 
Park Office

N47 33.346, W90 52.301

 
Hiking Trails

22 miles

½ mile interpretive

 
Hunting

All hunting but no trapping in a 600-acre section of the park. No hunting or trapping elsewhere. See Hunting and Trapping Regulations (MN DNR) for details.


Ecological Classification

Province

Laurentian Mixed Forest Province

Ecological Classification

Section

Northern Superior Uplands

Subsection(s)

North Shore Highlands

Land Type Association(s)

North Shore Till Plain

Sawtooth Mountain Bedrock Complex

 
Native Plant Communities1

Alder - (Maple - Loosestrife) Swamp

Aspen - Birch Forest: Balsam Fir Subtype

Aspen - Birch Woodland

Beaver Wetland Complex

Bedrock/Boulder Shore (River): Intermittent Streambed Subtype

Bedrock/Boulder Shore (River): Permanent Stream Subtype

Black Ash - Aspen - Balsam Poplar Swamp (Northeastern)

Black Ash - Conifer Swamp (Northeastern)

Clay/Mud Shore (River): Permanent Stream Subtype

Crystalline Bedrock Outcrop (Northern)

Crystalline Bedrock Outcrop (Northern) / Bedrock Shrubland (Inland) / Woodland Complex

Felsic Cliff (Northern) / Northern Talus Complex

Gravel/Cobble Beach (Lake Superior)

Gravel/Cobble Beach (River): Permanent Stream Subtype

Jack Pine Woodland (Bedrock)

Lowland White Cedar Forest (North Shore)

Mesic Felsic Cliff (Northern)

Mesic Mafic Cliff (Northern)

Mesic Mafic Cliff (Northern) / Northern Talus Complex

Northern Terrace Forest

Northern Wet Meadow / Carr

Paper Birch - Sugar Maple Forest (North Shore)

Poor Tamarack - Black Spruce Swamp

Rich Black Spruce Swamp (Basin)

Sugar Maple Forest (North Shore)

Upland White Cedar Forest

White Cedar Swamp (Northeastern)

White Cedar - Yellow Birch Forest

Willow - Dogwood Shrub Swamp

Young Forest Complex


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Visits

5/26/2011

   

 

 

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Birds

One bird species with conservation status in Minnesota and one tracked species have been seen here:

 

Endangered

Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus)

 

Tracked

Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

 
 

Minnesota DNR Bird checklist


Plants

Seven plant species with conservation status in Minnesota and one species on the watch list are found here:

 

Endangered

Scotch false asphodel (Tofieldia pusilla)

 

Threatened

alpine woodsia (Woodsia alpina)

 

Special concern

common butterwort (Pinguicula vulgaris ssp. vulgaris)

Douglas hawthorn (Crataegus douglasii)

Hudson Bay eyebright (Euphrasia hudsoniana var. ramosior)

intermediate sedge (Carex media)

least moonwort (Botrychium simplex)

 

Watch list

St. Lawrence bladderfern (Cystopteris laurentiana)

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas Plant List

 
 

Plants frequently found in:

Alder - (Maple - Loosestrife) Swamp FPn73a

Aspen - Birch Forest: Balsam Fir Subtype FDn43b1

Aspen - Birch Woodland FDn32b

Bedrock/Boulder Shore (River): Intermittent Streambed Subtype RVx43a1

Bedrock/Boulder Shore (River): Permanent Stream Subtype RVx43a2

Black Ash - Aspen - Balsam Poplar Swamp (Northeastern) WFn55a

Black Ash - Conifer Swamp (Northeastern) WFn64a

Clay/Mud Shore (River): Permanent Stream Subtype RVx54b2

Crystalline Bedrock Outcrop (Northern) ROn12b

Gravel/Cobble Beach (Lake Superior) LKu32e

Gravel/Cobble Beach (River): Permanent Stream Subtype RVx32c2

Jack Pine Woodland (Bedrock) FDn22a

Lowland White Cedar Forest (North Shore) WFn53a

Mesic Felsic Cliff (Northern) CTn32d

Mesic Mafic Cliff (Northern) CTn32a

Northern Terrace Forest FFn57

Northern Wet Meadow/Carr WMn82

Paper Birch - Sugar Maple Forest (North Shore) MHn45a

Poor Tamarack - Black Spruce Swamp APn81b

Rich Black Spruce Swamp (Basin) FPn62a

Sugar Maple Forest (North Shore) MHn45c

Upland White Cedar Forest FDn43c

White Cedar Swamp (Northeastern) FPn63a

White Cedar - Yellow Birch Forest MHn45b

Willow - Dogwood Shrub Swamp WMn82a


 

 

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