Itasca County, Drumbeater Island

Itasca County – Drumbeater Island map

Description:

Drumbeater Island Natural Area is a 17-acre island located in Pokegama Lake, south of Grand Rapids. The County Park and Recreation System manages the island as a Natural Area to properly protect the natural and/or scenic resources in perpetuity. There are no developed recreation facilities on the island. Drumbeater Island has important natural and scenic qualities including a maturing old growth forest and possible cultural resources. It also provides an important habitat for wildlife and undeveloped lakeshore for fish on an already very developed lake.

Biome:

Coniferous Forest

Grant Funding

1999 Natural & Scenic Area Acquisition Grant .............. $67,000

Location:

Pokegama Lake is located at the southwest edge of Grand Rapids.

Information:

Itasca County Parks This link leads to an external site., (218) 327-2855