Itasca County, Drumbeater Island
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.
1999 Natural & Scenic Area Acquisition Grant .............. $67,000
Pokegama Lake is located at the southwest edge of Grand Rapids.
Itasca County Parks , (218) 327-2855