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National Wildlife Refuge

male lesser scaup with cattails to right and water in background
17788 349th St. SE (Polk County 210)
Erskine, MN   56535
E-mail: rydell@fws.gov
Phone Number: 218-687-2229
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Rydell Refuge provides habitat for a diversity of wildlife, inclduing waterfowl such as lesser scaup.
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The refuge was once home to at least 19 homesteads, and remnants of log structures still exist along our trail system, with a historic oxcart trail passing through the western portion of the refuge.

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