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Wildflowers of Eagle Mountain 

View from Eagle Mountain, photo by Lorraine Anderson

June 29th, 2004 - Report by Lorraine Anderson

A trip to Eagle Mountain - was a big undertaking for this senior. It was a six hour trip over very rugged terrain. I fell Eagle_Mt._view_cond.jpg (173993 bytes), Photo by Lorraine Andersontwo times flat on my face and twisted my ankle more and due to some miracle hardly got hurt. I was very glad IEagle_Mt._Jackpine_trail_cond.jpg (27013 bytes), Photo by Lorraine Anderson went. The first part was through a beautiful Jack Pine forest. There were many flowers along the way, most notably, Pink Moccasins, Three-leaved Solomon's Seal, yellow Pond Lilies and a wonderful display of some Fungus that we have been told was eatable but we didn't try.
Finally we reached the top and OH WHAT A VIEW!!! it was worth it but don't know if I will do it again

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About Eagle Mountain:

Eagle Mountain is Minnesota's highest peak, towering at 2,301 ft.  The trail is within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) and requires a permit.

Latitude 47 degrees 54 minutes N

Longitude 90 degrees, 34 minutes W

"Eagle Mountain and its surrounding environs of Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area and Superior National Forest are some of the most beautiful places on the planet.

In just a few miles, many of the state's famous "10,000 lakes" tumble 1,700 feet over volcanic rock billions of years old from the highest point in the Sawtooth Mountains to the lowest point (Lake Superior).

There are spectacular waterfalls and rushing rivers everywhere.  There are timber wolves (which we actually saw the trail head!!!), auroras, moose and bears."  --Americas Roof



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2004 Wildflower Reports:

September 1st, 2004

August 25th, 2004

August 18th, 2004

August 4th, 2004

July 28th, 2004

July 21st, 2004

July 14th, 2004

July 8th - 11th, 2004

July 7th 2004

June 30th, 2004

June 29th, 2004

June 23rd, 2004

June 16th, 2004

June 9th 2004

June 2nd, 2004

May 26th, 2004

Memorial Weekend

May 19th 2004

May 12th, 2004

May 5th, 2004


2006 Wildflower Reports:

August 16th, 2006

August 9th, 2006

August 2nd, 2006

July 26th, 2006

July 19th, 2006

July 12th, 2006

July 5th, 2006

June 21st, 2006

June 28th, 2006

June 14th, 2006

June 7th, 2006

May 31st, 2006

May 24th, 2006

May 17th, 2006

May 10th, 2006

May 3rd, 2006

April 26th, 2006


2005 Wildflower Reports:

August 10th, 2005

August 3rd, 2005

July 27th, 2005

July 20th, 2005

July 13th, 2005

July 6th, 2005

June 29th, 2005

June 22nd 2005

June 15th 2005

June 12th, 2005

June 10th, 2005

June 8th, 2005

June 1, 2005

May 25th, 2005

May 18th, 2005

May 11th, 2005

May 4th, 2005

April 20th, 2005

April 13th, 2005


2003 Wildflower Reports:

August 27th, 2003

August 20th 2003

August 13th 2003

August 6th 2003

July 30th, 2003

July 23rd, 2003

July 9th, 2003

July 2, 2003

June 25th, 2003

June 18th 2003

June 11th 2003

June 4th 2003

May 28th, 2003

May 21st, 2003

May 14, 2003

May 7, 2003

April 30, 2003

April 23, 2003

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