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Floating Island

Floating Island
Floating Island

Floating Island, a floating heath bog, is surrounded by mixed bog swamp forest and an intricate complex of meandering river, oxbows and ponds. It is considered one of the finest wildlife areas in northern New England, providing critical habitat for species including osprey and bald eagle.

Location: Coos County, NH

Year designated: 1972

Acres: 750

Ownership: Federal


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Last Updated: June 28, 2012