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  • Two Harbors, Minnesota

    Explore Gooseberry Falls

    4.6
    Gooseberry Falls State Park is the first State Park you hit traveling up the North Shore after leaving Duluth. Located 13 miles north of Two Harbors on Highway 61, Gooseberry Falls State Park a quick turn off of the highway which is very well marked with signs. Follow signs for Falls parking.You ...
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  • Two Harbors, Minnesota

    Snowshoe to Corundum Point at Split Rock Lighthouse State Park

    5.8 mi / 240 ft gain
    Although there are dozens of ways to do this trip and I encourage you to explore, I suggest one hike that I think does a good job of introducing this areas to new visitors. If you are planning on snowshoeing like I suggest, try to get a day with a good amount of fresh snow (6+ inches). Packed sno...
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  • Two Harbors, Minnesota

    Hike to the Fifth Falls of the Gooseberry River

    3.8
    2 mi / 100 ft gain
    Gooseberry Falls State Park is the first State Park you hit traveling up the North Shore after leaving Duluth. Located 13 miles north of Two Harbors on Highway 61, Gooseberry Falls State Park a quick turn off of the highway which is very well marked with signs. Follow signs for Falls parking. Beg...
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  • Silver Bay, Minnesota

    Explore Black Beach Park

    5.0
    From the parking lot, you can head right to the beach and scramble onto the rock formation seen in the first picture. If you head left you can check out the beach and scramble onto some bluffs with good viewpoints of the shoreline. 
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  • Silver Bay, Minnesota

    Kayak along the Shoreline of Tettegouche State Park

    Begin your kayaking tour at the Northshore Mining Access (http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/maps/kayaking/lswt_map2.pdf) in Silver Bay, right after you pass the Northshore Mining facility. From here, begin paddling north towards Palisade head. The paddle from the launch to Palisade Head is just over 2...
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  • Bessemer, Michigan

    Hike to Gabbro Falls

    5.0
    1 mi
    Gabbro Falls is on the Black River and is as impressive waterfall.  This wild waterfall does not have any fences or barriers, so view with caution from above. Getting there, take Black Jack Road north. This road will take a sharp left turn and will go by the ski hill. Before you get to the ski hi...
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  • Bessemer, Michigan

    Explore Gabbro Falls

    Gabbro Falls is located just east of Blackjack Ski Resort in Bessemer, MI. There are two options for seeing the falls. First, you can continue through the resort parking lot, and continue up a service road. On the left, you see a small parking area. From the parking area, you can see a small hand...
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  • Silver Bay, Minnesota

    Explore Palisade Head

    4.7
    Just an hour north of Duluth, Palisade Head is a go-to spot for artists, rock climbers and sight-seers in Northern Minnesota. The massive rock formation rises 932 feet above the North Shore of Lake Superior. The view from the top is both spectacular and spine-tingling. The cliff edge, which runs ...
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  • Silver Bay, Minnesota

    Hike to the Bear Lake Overlook

    4.5
    Leave from the carpark on Superior Hiking Trail. The trail climbs a little before descending into a valley and winding around the hills. In about 2.5 miles, you will reach a clearing with an overlook above Bean Lake. At around 3.6 miles you will see a communal campsite on the right, with a number...
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  • Silver Bay, Minnesota

    Superior Hiking Trail: Bean and Bear Lake Loop

    5.0
    6.42 mi / 988 ft gain
    Superior Hiking Trail: Bean and Bear Lake Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Silver Bay, Minnesota.
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  • Silver Bay, Minnesota

    Hike along the Baptism River to Cascade Falls

    1.5 mi
    Once you pull into the Visitor Center Parking Lot, drive down towards the Baptism River and park before crossing the river. The trailhead is just on the other side of the river.  The trail follows the river towards the falls with several small trails down to enjoy the river and rapids at differen...
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  • Silver Bay, Minnesota

    Hike to Shovel Point at Tettagouche State Park

    5.0
    2 mi
    An easy hour along the North Shore Scenic Byway from Duluth, Tettagouche State Park is a rugged, 10,000 acre park on Lake Superior. Although the interior of the park offers miles of trails to waterfalls and mountain tops, the best way to see the coast is to take the easy hike to Shovel Point. Beg...
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  • Silver Bay, Minnesota

    Hike to High Falls and Two Step Falls

    5.0
    1.17 mi / 253 ft gain
    Located within Tettegouche State Park, High Falls of the Baptism river is the highest waterfall entirely in Minnesota (High Falls of the Pigeon River is higher, but half of it lies on the Ontario border). The High Falls are one of the major highlights of Tettegouche State Park. Depending on wh...
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  • Silver Bay, Minnesota

    Tettegouche State Park Trail

    1.69 mi / 318 ft gain
    Tettegouche State Park Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Silver Bay, Minnesota.
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  • Silver Bay, Minnesota

    Hike to Fantasia Overlook

    3 mi / 170 ft gain
    Getting to the trailhead:From Hwy. 61, turn left onto Hwy. 1 (at milepost 59.3) and travel 0.8 miles to the Superior Hiking Trail (SHT) parking lot on the left side of the road (very easy to miss!). The Hike:Once you get to the parking lot, cross Hwy. 1 and walk up the road to meet the SHT that c...
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  • Silver Bay, Minnesota

    Explore Illgen Falls

    5.0
    0.5 mi
    After you drive past Tettegouche State Park, continue until you reach Highway 1. Turn left and continue on the road for 1.6 miles until you see a small gravel pull-off on the lefthand side of the road. Follow the path that leads to the river (easy to hear the waterfall). The trail will go past a ...
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