National Wildlife Refuge System

1 Mile West of Kenmare, County Rd 1A
Kenmare, ND, 58746
Phone: 701-385-4046
E-mail: deslacs@fws.gov

CANADA GOOSE NATURE TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 6 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: 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: Grass/gravel

Special Features

  • Recreation and scenic trail
  • Hiking, biking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing
  • Adjacent to Des Lacs River
  • Migrating and breeding waterfowl
  • Fall foliage

MUNCH'S COULEE HIKING TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 0.94 Miles
  • Grade: Steep
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 9.7
    • 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: Packed soil/mowed

Special Features

  • 0.25 mile is leveled, hard-surfaced for wheelchair use
  • Benches for resting
  • View of Des Lacs River valley
  • Marshes and wildlife viewing
  • Native wildflowers and grasses

TASKER'S COULEE HIKING TRAILS

Trail Information

  • Length: 2 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: 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: Mowed

Special Features

  • Recreation and scenic trail
  • Unique wooded area
  • Flowing creek open during daylight hours
  • Wildlife observation and numerous hiking trails
  • Great area for birding
  • Historic Civilian Conservation Corps shelter/Comfort station
Last updated: October 28, 2010