Midwest

This region includes Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Missouri. Dive into the Great Lakes. Hear bison snorting in the badlands, sandhill cranes calling on the Platte River, and wind rustling through tallgrass prairie.

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The Great Lakes form the largest freshwater system on Earth. Lake Superior is the biggest and Lake Ontario and Lake Erie are the smallest.

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Badlands National Park in South Dakota is a great place to see bison, bighorn sheep, prairie dogs, and black-footed ferrets living in the mixed-grass prairie.

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The largest known living tree in Missouri is an eastern cottonwood in Kessler Park, Kansas City. The trunk is 28 feet around! The tree is 125 feet tall with a canopy shading 120 feet.

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Nebraska’s Platte River rings with the bugle calls of a half a million sandhill cranes that rest here on their northward spring migration.

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The Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Kansas saves a remnant of a wild prairie that once covered 170 million acres of North America—only 4 percent remains today.
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Nebraska Landscape