Tettegouche State Park

               
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Area and County

Lake County

 

 

 


Size

9,489 acres statutory, 9,009 owned

 
 
Maps

Minnesota DNR All Season Map

 
Park Office

N47 20.326, W91 11.812

 
Hiking Trails

23 miles

 
Hunting

All hunting and trapping in the Palisade Valley Unit. 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

Beaver Wetland Complex

Bedrock Shrubland (Lake Superior)

Black Ash - Aspen - Balsam Poplar Swamp (Northeastern)

Black Ash - Conifer Swamp (Northeastern)

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

Dry Mafic Cliff (Northern) / Northern Talus Complex

Exposed Felsic Cliff (Lake Superior)

Exposed Mafic Cliff (Lake Superior)

Gravel/Cobble Beach (Lake Superior)

Lake Superior Rocky Shore / Bedrock Shrubland / Bedrock Outcrop Complex

Lowland White Cedar Forest (North Shore)

Mesic Mafic Cliff (Northern)

Mesic Mafic Cliff (Northern) / Northern Talus Complex

Northern Poor Fen Complex

Northern Talus Complex

Paper Birch - Sugar Maple Forest (North Shore)

Red Oak - Sugar Maple - Basswood - (Bluebead Lily) Forest

Red Pine - White Pine Woodland (Canadian Shield)

Rich Black Spruce Swamp (Basin)

Sand / Gravel / Cobble / Bedrock / Boulder Shore (River) Complex

Sedge Meadow

Spruce - Fir Woodland (North Shore)

Sugar Maple - Basswood - (Bluebead Lily) Forest

Sugar Maple Forest (North Shore)

Upland White Cedar Forest

White Cedar - Yellow Birch Forest

Willow - Dogwood Shrub Swamp


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Links

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Visits

5/26/2011

   

 

 

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Wayne Rasmussen


Probably one of the most popular State Parks in Minnesota with uncounted photo keepsakes taken by more than half of the population of the state. We visit this park on every trip to the North Shore.

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Lutsen Resort guided tour to Tettegouche State Park Spring 2008. Sorry for the shaky vid. There was a bit of chop.

 
     
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A day hike on the Superior Hiking Trail in Tettegouche State Park.

 
     
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Camped at Tettegouche on my bicycle trip up the north shore in 2010. Great campgound! Of all the campgrounds I camped in along the north shore, this one is the most wooded and private! Also this one has the most wildlife!

 
     
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Camping trip to Tettegouche State Park in June 2012

 
     

 

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Fungi and Lichens

Comb Tooth (Hericium coralloides)

Comb Tooth

 

 

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Birds

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

 

Endangered

Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus)

 

Special concern

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)

Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)

 

Tracked

Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

 
 

Minnesota DNR Bird checklist


Plants

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

 

Threatened

alpine woodsia (Woodsia alpina)

Braun’s hollyfern (Polystichum braunii)

longleaf arnica (Arnica lonchophylla)

maidenhair spleenwort (Asplenium trichomanes ssp. trichomanes)

rock clubmoss (Huperzia porophila)

small-flowered woodrush (Luzula parviflora)

smooth woodsia (Woodsia glabella)

 

Special concern

Appalachian clubmoss (Huperzia appalachiana)

creeping juniper (Juniperus horizontalis)

Douglas hawthorn (Crataegus douglasii)

Fernald’s false manna grass (Torreyochloa pallida var. fernaldii)

intermediate sedge (Carex media)

quill spikerush (Eleocharis nitida)

rock whitlow-grass (Draba arabisans)

snowline wintergreen (Pyrola minor)

spike trisetum (Trisetum spicatum)

White Mountain saxifrage (Saxifraga paniculata)

yellow sedge (Carex flava)

 

Watch list

eyebright (Euphrasia officinalis)

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas (Bell Museum of Natural History) Plant List

 
 

Plants frequently found in:

Aspen - Birch Forest: Balsam Fir Subtype FDn43b1

Aspen - Birch Forest FDn43b

Bedrock Shrubland (Lake Superior) ROn23b

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

Black Ash - Conifer Swamp (Northeastern) WFn64a

Exposed Felsic Cliff (Lake Superior) CTu22b

Exposed Mafic Cliff (Lake Superior) CTu22a

Gravel/Cobble Beach (Lake Superior) LKu32e

Lowland White Cedar Forest (North Shore) WFn53a

Mesic Mafic Cliff (Northern) CTn32a

Paper Birch - Sugar Maple Forest (North Shore) MHn45a

Red Oak - Sugar Maple - Basswood - (Bluebead Lily) Forest MHn35b

Red Pine - White Pine Woodland (Canadian Shield) FDn32a

Rich Black Spruce Swamp (Basin) FPn62a

Sedge Meadow WMn82b

Spruce - Fir Woodland (North Shore) FDn32e

Sugar Maple - Basswood - (Bluebead Lily) Forest MHn47a

Sugar Maple Forest (North Shore) MHn45c

Upland White Cedar Forest FDn43c

White Cedar - Yellow Birch Forest MHn45b

Willow - Dogwood Shrub Swamp WMn82a


 

 

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