Cedar River National Grassland

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Cedar River National Grassland
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)
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Map showing the location of Cedar River National Grassland
Map showing the location of Cedar River National Grassland
Location Sioux and Grant counties, North Dakota, United States
Nearest city Lemmon, SD
Coordinates 45°57′19″N 101°50′39″W / 45.9552°N 101.8443°W / 45.9552; -101.8443[1]Coordinates: 45°57′19″N 101°50′39″W / 45.9552°N 101.8443°W / 45.9552; -101.8443[1]
Area 6,717 acres (27.18 km2)[2]
Governing body U.S. Forest Service
Website Cedar River National Grassland

Cedar River National Grassland is a National Grassland located in Sioux County and Grant County in southern North Dakota, United States. It has a land area of 6,717 acres (2,718 ha).[2] The portion in Sioux County lies within the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Within the grassland are topographic features such as level plains and rolling hills. Dry streams and some small flowing streams exist throughout the Grasslands.

The grassland is administered by the U.S. Forest Service as part of the Dakota Prairie Grasslands from offices in Bismarck, North Dakota. There are local ranger district offices (shared with Grand River National Grassland) in Lemmon, South Dakota.


  1. ^ "Cedar River Motor Vehicle Use Map" (PDF). fs.fed.us. U.S. Forest Service. 2007. Retrieved March 10, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Land Areas of the National Forest System". U.S. Forest Service. January 2013. Retrieved December 8, 2012. 

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