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Forest River
Physical characteristics
Main source Confluence of the North Branch and Middle Branch of Forest River, Walsh County near Fordville, North Dakota
1,101 ft (336 m)
48°12′45″N 97°48′31″W / 48.2125°N 97.8086111°W / 48.2125; -97.8086111 (Forest River origin)
River mouth Confluence with the Red River, Walsh County
774 ft (236 m)
48°21′29″N 97°08′45″W / 48.3580556°N 97.1458333°W / 48.3580556; -97.1458333 (Forest River mouth)
Length 81 mi (130 km)
Basin features
Progression Forest River → Red River → Lake Winnipeg → Nelson River → Hudson Bay → Atlantic Ocean
GNIS ID 1029003

The Forest River is an 81.0-mile-long (130.4 km) tributary of the Red River of the North in eastern North Dakota in the United States. It rises in Walsh County and flows southeast and east, past the towns of Fordville and Minto, and forms a confluence with the Red approximately 40 miles (64 km) north of Grand Forks.

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