Flambeau River State Forest

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Flambeau River State Forest
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Flambeau River State Forest.jpg
Map showing the location of Flambeau River State Forest
Map showing the location of Flambeau River State Forest
Map showing the location of Flambeau River State Forest
Map showing the location of Flambeau River State Forest
LocationWisconsin, United States
Coordinates45°44′54″N 90°45′51″W / 45.74833°N 90.76417°W / 45.74833; -90.76417Coordinates: 45°44′54″N 90°45′51″W / 45.74833°N 90.76417°W / 45.74833; -90.76417
Area90,147 acres (364.81 km2)
Established1930
Governing bodyWisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Designated1973

Flambeau River State Forest is a 90,147 acre (364 km²) unit of the Wisconsin state park system. The North and South Forks of the Flambeau River join within the park, providing over 75 miles (121 km) of mostly undeveloped river. The forest is composed of northern hardwoods. In 1973, Flambeau River Hemlock-Hardwood Forest was designated as a National Natural Landmark by the National Park Service.[1]

The sign for the Flambeau River State Forest on County road W.

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  1. ^ "National Natural Landmarks - National Natural Landmarks (U.S. National Park Service)". www.nps.gov. Retrieved 2019-04-13. Year designated: 1973