Big Bog Visitor Center:
The new 3,000-square-foot visitor center at Big Bog State Recreation Area near Waskish, Minn., in Beltrami County officially opened Saturday, June 11, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a full schedule of open house events. Construction on the new visitor center began last June, and the 100-foot fire tower behind the facility has been restored and is open for tours. The new visitor center features an interpretive classroom area, gift store, office space and self-registration station. For more information on Big Bog State Recreation Area, call (218) 647-8592, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/big_bog/index.html (Minnesota DNR photo)
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