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Tamarac Hike
The Dakota Prairie Chapter and the Laurentian Lakes Chapter of the North Country National Scenic Trail are sponsoring a fall hike on Sunday, November 18th, beginning at 12:00 noon. This will be a 2 in 1 hike, with a 4.5 mile and an 8.5 mile option. For arranging shuttling, please respond if you prefer the shorter option, otherwise, we will assume you will be hiking the longer section. The refuge is located about 60 miles from the Fargo-Moorhead area. We will meet at the Pine Lake Trailhead. From Detroit Lakes directions are: East on State Hwy. 34 for 7.5 miles, north on Becker County 29 for 6.9 miles,The trailhead is on the west, with a kiosk and vault toilets. From there, we will shuttle to the beginning of the hike which is on the Old Indian Trail. We will hike on both the Old Indian trail and the North Country Trail in the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, most of which is on the NCT Be prepared for inclement weather and it is advisable for some to wear blaze orange. The rifle deer season will be over but other hunting seasons will be continuing.

Pine Lake XC Ski Trail trailhead

Co. Hwy 29 · Rochert, MN


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