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Beaver Lake State Park


Pelican at BLSP

This 283-acre prairie park is managed as a natural and scenic area. It is listed in the Bird Watchers Guide Book as an area in North Dakota for bird watching. Species found in the park include grebes, pelicans, cormorants, whistling swans, hawks, herons, bitterns, sandpipers, gulls, terns, kingbirds, warblers and goldfinches. In the spring and fall migratory birds pass through the park.

Fox, coyote, deer and smaller animals such as raccoons and skunks can be sighted.

The wooded lakeshore supports boxelder, chokecherry, hawthorne and juneberry.