Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area Article

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Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area
Map showing the location of Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area
Map showing the location of Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area
Location of Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area in Wisconsin
Map showing the location of Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area
Map showing the location of Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area
Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area (the US)
Location Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States
Coordinates 45°13′01″N 91°23′16″W / 45.21694°N 91.38778°W / 45.21694; -91.38778
CHIPPEWA MORAINE STATE RECREATION AREA Latitude and Longitude:

45°13′01″N 91°23′16″W / 45.21694°N 91.38778°W / 45.21694; -91.38778
Area3,063 acres (12.40 km2)
Established1971
Governing bodyWisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Website Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area

Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area is a state park unit of Wisconsin, USA, preserving numerous glacial landforms. The abundance and quality of these geological features led to its being included in the Ice Age National Scientific Reserve. The Ice Age National Scenic Trail passes through the park. The park is largely undeveloped, but its modern visitor center serves to interpret the area's geological and biological features. Official documentation alternatively refers to the park as the Chippewa Moraine Ice Age Reserve or the Chippewa Moraine Ice Age National Scientific Reserve. It is located in northwestern Chippewa County.

The Chippewa Moraine Interpretive Center offers exhibits about the area's geology, natural history, and cultural history, as well as naturalist-led programs for school groups. The center is located 7 miles (11 km) east of New Auburn.

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