Nature Viewing

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From East to West and North to South the Ottawa National Forest is Nature Viewing platform.  If you are interested in scenery, plants and vegatation, or wildlife we have it all.  Water and our many lakes and streams provide some of the best viewing opportunities as most of them have a waterfalls nearby.  Our forest is a mixture of Hardwoods, Aspen, and Conifers that provide support for a wide variety of wildlife and plant life.  Take a walk down one of our many maintained trails and you experience nature.  Some excellent locations to visit would be Sylvania Wilderness, Sturgeon River Gorge Wilderness, McCormick Wilderness, Deer Marsh, and Imp Lake Interprative Trail. 

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