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Itasca Natural Area

Itasca Natural Area
Itasca Natural Area

Itasca Natural Area, located within Itasca State Park, contains some of the finest remaining stands of virgin red pine, spruce-balsam fir, and maple-basswood-aspen forest. The site supports 53 species of mammal and 141 bird species, including bald eagles.

Location: Clearwater County, MN

Year designated: 1965

Acres: 2,216

Ownership: State

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012