National Natural Landmarks

Buffalo Slough

Buffalo Slough
Buffalo Slough

Buffalo Slough provides excellent examples of a prairie pothole (a product of glacial activity) with native emergent vegetation, and a native bluestem prairie. The site is used extensively by many species of waterfowl and small mammals.

Location: Lake County, SD ; Lake County, SD

Year designated: 1980

Acres: 624

Ownership: State

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