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New nature park adds wellness to Brookings

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By Jordan Smith

SDSU Collegian

BROOKINGS — What was once a landfill now offers residents of Brookings a place to get outdoors.


The Dakota Nature Park, located on 22nd Avenue, was originally the city landfill, which closed in the mid ’90s. The city then capped off the garbage and dug four lakes, with the intention to turn it in to a nature park.

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