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Tamarac Wilderness

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The 2,000 acre Wilderness of Tamarac NWR is located in the NW corner of the refuge. The area can be accessed from Becker County Highway 35. From the Refuge Visitor Center located at the juncture of Becker County Highways 26 and 29, head east on Cty Hwy 26. Turn north on Bruce Blvd. Turn east on Becker County Highway 143. Turn north on Becker County Highway 35. There is no formal parking area but numerous pullouts by gate trailheads are available.

The 3 islands in Tamarac Lake can be accessed with private boat from any 1 of the 3 boat accesses for the lake. Please refer to our refuge map for more information at

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