The North Shore

A Four-Season Guide to Minnesota’s Favorite Destination

2003
Author:

Shawn Perich

The North Shore

The North Shore leads you along the wild and beautiful 150-mile inland coast that stretches from Duluth to the Canadian border. It guides you through historic sites, wilderness trails, and the seven state parks you’ll find along the way. 

 

Read The North Shore as you plan your trip; then take it along and enjoy the milepost-by-milepost descriptions of Lake Superior’s scenic splendor. Fascinating details of the history, the people, and the events on the Shore offer you a multitude of options for making your trip more enjoyable.

 

The North Shore guides you to breathtaking vistas and exciting adventures. Explore river gorges and cascading waterfalls. Hike scenic wilderness trails. Experience four seasons of color and light. Ski miles of freshly groomed tracks. Fish Lake Superior and the tumbling streams that feed it. Explore pathways of early settlers.

 

The North Shore will help you plan adventures for all the seasons-from one-day excursions to two-week vacations. It’s a great gift for everyone who loves Minnesota’s favorite destination.

 

The North Shore leads you along the wild and beautiful 150-mile inland coast that stretches from Duluth to the Canadian border. It guides you through historic sites, wilderness trails, and the seven state parks you’ll find along the way.



Read The North Shore as you plan your trip; then take it along and enjoy the milepost-by-milepost descriptions of Lake Superior’s scenic splendor. Fascinating details of the history, the people, and the events on the Shore offer you a multitude of options for making your trip more enjoyable.



The North Shore guides you to breathtaking vistas and exciting adventures. Explore river gorges and cascading waterfalls. Hike scenic wilderness trails. Experience four seasons of color and light. Ski miles of freshly groomed tracks. Fish Lake Superior and the tumbling streams that feed it. Explore pathways of early settlers.



The North Shore will help you plan adventures for all the seasons-from one-day excursions to two-week vacations. It’s a great gift for everyone who loves Minnesota’s favorite destination.



Shawn Perich is a free-lance writer who lives on the North Shore. His writing has been featured in numerous regional and national publications. He served as editor of the Cook County News-Herald in Grand Marais and as editor for Fins and Feathers magazine. Shawn and Vikki live in Hovland, Minnesota, on the edge of Lake Superior, with their yellow labrador, Casey.


The North Shore

The ld Highway


Lester River to Two Harbors


Compass Points


• Lester River


Spring Lunacy


Travel Time


• Environmental Research Laboratory


• Brighton Beach


The Greatest Lake


• Lakewood Water Treatment Plant


Grandma's Marathon


Perfect for Picnics


• French River


• Sucker River


• Stony Point


Beneath the Surface


• Tom's Logging Camp


• Knife River


• Knife River Marina


Successful Charter Fishing


• Two Harbors


Lake Superior Agates


Twists, Turns, and Waterfalls


Two Harbors to Highway


• Flood Bay


• Stewart River


• Silver Creek Cliff


A North Shore Calendar


• Encampment


• LaFayette Bluff Tunnel


• Gooseberry Falls State Park


Family Skiing


• Split Rock River


Prince of the Rivers


• Split Rock Lighthouse State Park


Take It Easy


• Beaver Bay


• Silver Bay


The North Shore Corridor Trail


• Palisade Head


North Shore Birding


• Tettegouche State Park


Is This a Highway or a Portage


• Finland


• George Crosby Manitou State Park


• Wolf Ridge Environmental


Learning Center


Brook Trout


Ski Country


Highway 1 to Cascade


• Little Marais


• Caribou River


The Superior Hiking Trail


• Sugar Loaf Landing


• Taconite Harbor


• Father Baraga's Landfall


• Temperance River State Park


• Tofte


A Piece of the Rock


Winter Driving


The John Beargrease Sled


Dog Races


• The Sawbill Trail


Watchable Wildlife


• Onion River


The North Shore Mountains


Ski Trail System Ill


• Lutsen Resort


Lutsen Mountains


Superior National at Lutsen


White-tailed Deer


• Lutsen


• The Caribou Trail


Berry Bounty


Voyageurs and Fishermen


Cascade to Grand Marais


• Cascade Lodge


• Cascade River State Park


• Thomsonite Beach


• Cut Face Wayside


• Fall River


• Grand Marais


Herring Anyone?


The Pincushion Trail System


Sea Kayaking


• The Gunflint Trail


Exploring the BWCAW


Mountain Biking


• Chippewa City


The Wild Coast


Grand Marais to the Canadian Border


• Kimball Creek


• Colvill


• Kadunce Creek


• Paradise Beach


How to Watch a Wolf


• Judge C.R. Magney State Park


• Naniboujou Lodge


• Hovland


• The Arrowhead Trail


Return of the Natives


• Horseshoe Bay


• Reservation River


• Grand Portage


The Witch Tree


Rendezvous Days


Gateway to the West


Hiking the Grand Portage


• IsleRoyale


• Mount Josephine


• High Falls


Canada Customs


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