Rush River Delta State Natural Area

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The Rush River Delta protects a floodplain forest at the mouth of the Rush River where it flows into Lake Pepin on the Mississippi River. Lowland hardwoods dominate the 325-acre property. These floodplain forest areas are very important to breeding birds like the Red-shouldered Hawk, Acadian Flycatcher, and Cerulean and Prothonotary Warblers. The delta also holds a small Great Blue Heron rookery. A sand spit extending into Lake Pepin provides nesting habitat for turtles and feeding and nesting areas for shorebirds including Forester-Æs and Common Terns. Mallard Ducks and Wood Ducks use the areas extensively.

Nearby Places

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Great River Road Wine Trail: Holiday Harvest Wine and Food Festival 11/09/2019 - 11/10/2019 Stockholm - 3.67 miles away
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Great River Road Wine Trail: Holiday Harvest Wine and Food Festival 11/09/2019 - 11/10/2019 Pepin - 10.78 miles away
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100 Mile Garage Sale 4/30/2020 - 5/03/2020 Pepin - 11.08 miles away
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Pierce County Fair 8/08/2019 - 8/11/2019 Ellsworth - 15.07 miles away
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Vintage Charm Tour 9/20/2019 - 9/22/2019 River Falls - 22.54 miles away
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Fall Finds and Barn Tour 10/25/2019 - 11/24/2019 River Falls - 22.73 miles away
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Fall Finds and Barn Tour 10/25/2019 - 11/24/2019 River Falls - 22.73 miles away
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Fall Finds and Barn Tour 10/25/2019 - 11/24/2019 River Falls - 25.72 miles away