New York Times — Big Bog Story

In today’s Escapes section of the New York Times I write about a recent trip to the “Everglades of the North”—aka the Big Bog State Recreation Area in northern Minnesota.

The Bog—a spongy wilderness that stretches up to 20 miles north to south, and is 50 miles wide—is an alien world where “wolves and moose roam on soft earth, plants eat bugs and otters live in rivers thick with ooze. . .”

See the full story here:

http://travel.nytimes.com/2008/06/13/travel/escapes/13bog.html?8dpc

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Stephen Regenold is Founder of GearJunkie, which he launched as a nationally-syndicated newspaper column in 2002. As a journalist and writer, Regenold has covered the outdoors industry for two decades, including as a correspondent for the New York Times. A father of five, Regenold and his wife live in Minneapolis.
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