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Bear Swamp State Forest

The 1,750-acre Bear Swamp State Forest features a forest dominated ecosystem with both natural and planted forest species throughout the area. Bear Swamp State Forest's main feature is the 44-acre Bear Swamp Pond. The area also offers a network of snowmobile trails and a 0.2-mile foot trail that leads to the northwest shore of Bear Swamp Pond.

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