Sullys Hill National Game Preserve
Sullys Hill National Game Preserve is a National Wildlife Refuge located on the shore of Devil's Lake in Benson County, North Dakota, within the lands of the Spirit Lake Tribe. It consists of 1,674 acres (6.8 km²) of marshes and wooded hills that are the home of 20-30 American Bison, 25-40 elk, 20-30 white-tailed deer, and a colony of prairie dogs.
In 1904, Sullys Hill National Park was established by Theodore Roosevelt. The United States Congress transferred it to the management of the Fish and Wildlife Service on 3 March 1931. It is one of only seven National Parks to have been disbanded. Of these parks, only Sullys Hill and Mackinac National Park in Michigan, now Mackinac Island State Park, are no longer under the control of the National Park Service.
Open seasonally, the visitor center includes an exhibit hall of mounted North Dakota animals in prairie, wetland, forest, and agriculture habitats, education classrooms and a book store. The center offer programs for school groups, public workshops, guided nature hikes, bird-watching walks, summer youth programs and conservation programs throughout the year.
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