North Shore Scenic Drive


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North Shore Scenic Drive

Address:c/o Duluth Convention & Visitors Bureau
21 West Superior St
Duluth, MN 55802

Phone:800-438-5884
Web: www.superiorbyways.com/north-shore-scenic-drive/ Description:Byway offers spectacular vistas of Lake Superior as it skirts the foothills of the Sawtooth Range to the northwest. It offers access to eight state parks, Superior National Forest, and the 200-mile Superior Hiking Trail, rated one of the most scenic trails in the country. Along the byway, visitors can enjoy water-based recreation including fishing, sailing, kayaking, and excursion boating. On the northern end of the byway, the Grand Portage National Monument features a reconstructed North-West Company fur-trading post.
Legth: 154 miles. Start/Endpoint: Follows the shoreline of Lake Superior along SR 61 in northeastern Minnesota from Duluth to Grand Portage near the US-Canadian border. Time to Allow: 3 hours. Designation/Year: All-American Road (2002).

See other parks in Minnesota.
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