Chippewa National Forest Wildflowers in Bloom—Week of June 15-21 Blackberry Blue Flag Iris Baneberry Bunchberry Bedstraw Birdsfoot Trefoil Clintonia Columbine Canada Anemone Chickweed Cotton Grass Daisy Fleabane Dandelion Dogwood (Smooth) False Lily of the Valley False Solomon’s Seal Goat’s Beard Golden Alexander Ground Ivy (Creeping Charlie) Highbush Cranberry Hoary Allysum Hawkweed-Orange Hawkweed—Canada (yellow) Jack in… More Info
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Ready for Winter—Trail Grooming on the Chippewa National Forest Skiers on the Chippewa National Forest trails this year have remarked on excellent trails that look like a winter wonderland. Over 55 inches of snow has fallen between November and late-January, creating gorgeous picture-perfect scenes along approximately 44 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails. While visitors… More Info
It’s surprising to turn the calendar over to October and realize that there is still so much of the autumn season ahead. I have a few favorite sites in the Walker area that I love to visit to take in the leaf color but also relax in the calm after a busy summer. Stony Point… More Info
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Autumn Events at Shingobee Hills WALKER, Minn. (Sept. 24, 2019) –Shingobee Hills Recreation Area on the Chippewa National Forest is known for spectacular fall color and great hiking. This fall, it is also the site for some great family events. Mark your calendar for National Public Lands Day on Sept. 28… More Info
Things are buzzing on the Chippewa National Forest Things have been buzzing on the Forest as US Forest Service employees have been conducting bee surveys throughout the Chippewa National Forest. Four teams of two-four surveyors have been conducting surveys across the Forest, seeking rusty-patched bumble bees as well as other bumble bee species. Surveys seeking… More Info