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  1. Minnesota Bound 1

  2. What's This About? • Tettegouche • The Temperance River • The Gitchi-Gami State Trail • State Forests 2

  3. Gitchi-Gami Gitchi-Gami means Lake Superior in the Ojibwe language. 3

  4. Gitchi-Gami Map

  5. The Gitchi-Gami Trail


  6. Gitchi-Gami Trail Random Facts • It will run from Two Harbors to Grand Marais • Currently approx. half of the trail is complete • It will connect 5 State Parks • It will be approx. 80 miles long 6

  7. The Gitchi-Gami Bridge Over The Temperance River

  8. Temperance River Random Facts • Approx. 285,000 visitors come each year. • Temperance River has three waterfalls which can be reached by footpath. • In 1957, the state organized 539 acres of land into Temperance River State Park • It is also one of the many area state parks connected by the Superior Hiking Trail. 8

  9. Tettegouche

  10. Tettegouche Random Facts • Approx. 400,000 visitors each year • It also has three waterfalls • 140 species of birds have been identified • It has rugged, semi-mountainous terrain, including one mile of Lake Superior shoreline 10

  11. Tettegouche and Temperance River State Parks Spring Activities • Cross-Country Skiing • Snowmobiling • Hiking • Camping • (Ice) Fishing • Summer Activities • Bicycling • Hiking • In-Line Skating • Camping • Fishing 11

  12. Tettegouche and Temperance River State Parks (Continued) Fall Activities • Hiking • Rock Climbing • Camping • Fishing • Winter Activities • Cross-Country Skiing • Snowmobiling • Snowshoeing • Ice Fishing 12

  13. State Forests

  14. Minnesota State Forests • There are 57 state forests in Minnesota. • My favorite state forest is Grand Portage. • Camping is a popular activity in state forests. • Hiking, cross-country skiing, horseback riding, off-highway vehicle riding, and snowmobiling are some activities to do on trails. 14

  15. Conclusion • I chose this project because I like the outdoors. 15

  16. Bibliography • Minnesota Department of Natural Resources DNR Information Center, URL 10/31/06http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/outdoor_activities/index.html • Gitchi Gami State Trail Association Authors: Minnesota Department of Transportation, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Arrowood Regional Development Commission 11/9/06 http://www.ggta.org/ 16

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