Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area

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Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area
Wisconsin State Natural Area
Somatochlora hineana.jpg
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Door
Location Baileys Harbor
 - elevation 600 ft (183 m) [1]
 - coordinates 45°3′6″N 87°9′39″W / 45.05167°N 87.16083°W / 45.05167; -87.16083Coordinates: 45°3′6″N 87°9′39″W / 45.05167°N 87.16083°W / 45.05167; -87.16083
Area 357 acres (144 ha)
Founded 2002
Management Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Owners The Nature Conservancy, Door County Land Trust
Location of Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area in Wisconsin
Aerial view of Kangaroo Lake

Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area is a nature sanctuary in Door County, Wisconsin, United States, located on and around Kangaroo Lake.[2] The land was designated a State Natural Area in 2002. Home to the endangered Hine's Emerald Dragonfly, it has the largest breeding population of the dragonfly in the world.[3] The area also provides recreational activities for the public.[2]

Species in the State Natural Area[edit]

Many species of plants, mammals, birds, and fish inhabit Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area.

Plants and trees[2][edit]

Birds and mammals[2][4][edit]




  1. ^ "Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 2006-03-23. Retrieved 2011-03-18. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area". Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-03. 
  3. ^ "Hines Dragonfly". Hinesdragonfly.org. Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2007-08-03. 
  4. ^ "Kangaroo Lake". Nature.org. Retrieved 2007-08-03. 
  5. ^ "Fish of Kangaroo Lake". Lake-link. Retrieved 2007-08-03. 

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