Best Free Midwest Attractions: Minnesota
Wildlife in Minnesota
Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, Rochert About 18 miles northeast of Detroit Lakes, this 43,000-acre sanctuary (left), in the transition zone between northern hardwood and coniferous forests, has more than 250 species of birds and 50 types of mammals. A visitors center overlooks marshland and has exhibits and a theater presentation about area wildlife. Explore the refuge on a 5-mile self-guided scenic drive and or hiking trails.