Turtle River State Park Case Study

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Turtle River State Park is located in Grand Forks County just outside the small town of Arvilla, ND; township 152 north, range 54 west, section 36 northeastern North Dakota (EarthPoint). Turtle River State Park is over 784 acres in size and consists of many habitat types (Map). It can be found 22 miles west of Grand Forks, ND on Highway 2. Agricultural land and large amounts of prairie and aspen, oak stands are very heavy in this area with the vast amount of water from the river that flows through the state park region. The park was established in 1934, Turtle River State Park was one of a number of new parks built in North Dakota under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s “New Deal” programs. Intended to provide economic relief to the nations
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