Catch A Glimpse Of A Rare Endangered Species At Nerstrand Big Woods State Park In Minnesota
Visiting Minnesota state parks is probably the best way to see the state’s diverse wildlife. Each park has something to offer, from soaring eagles to hard-to-find moose to abundant white-tailed deer. Minnesota animals are great, and it’s always exciting to see them up close. But the Land of 10,000 Lakes is also home to plenty of interesting plant life. From the carnivorous plants at Big Bog State Recreation Area to the ancient trees in Itasca County, there are plenty of plants to explore! One more to add to your list: the endangered dwarf trout lilies found at Nerstrand Big Woods State Park. Read on to learn about the park and its endangered species:
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Have you ever visited Nerstrand Big Woods State Park? Did you see the dwarf trout lilies? Let us know in the comments!
Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 19 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at [email protected] or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.
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