National Wildlife Refuge System

FERGUS FALLS
WETLAND MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

Prairie Wetlands Learning Center 602 State Highway 210E
Fergus Falls, MN, 56537
Phone: 218-998-4480
E-mail: prairiewet@fws.gov

CENTER TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 0.3 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Surface: Asphalt

Special Features

  • Viewing deck, spotting scopes, interpretive signs, visitor center
  • Connects to parking lot, barn, Mallard Marsh Trail
  • Elevator, restrooms, staff during business hours



MALLARD MARSH TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 0.5 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 4.8
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Gravel

Special Features

  • Bridge, amphitheatre, wild bird houses, rain garden
  • Connects to Tatanka Trail and Butterfly Hill spur with pollinator garden, scenic view
  • Wildflower trail guide available at visitor center



TATANKA TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 0.8 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 1.8
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Gravel, mowed

Special Features

  • Scenic overlook
  • Connects to Mallard Marsh, Wetland Way Trail, Adams Pond dock spur




TINTAH TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 1 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 2.4
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Gravel, mowed

Special Features

  • Footbridge, picnic shelter
  • Connects to Wetland Way Trail




WETLAND WAYTRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 1.5 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 2.3
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Gravel, mowed

Special Features

  • Connects to Tatanka, Tintah Trails





Last updated: October 28, 2010