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bike rider on gitch gami bike trail along shore of Lake Superior between gooseberry falls and split rock lighthouose


Gitchi Gami State Trail

mile 39.5


Difficulty: easy to moderate [length], by section below Surface: paved MN DNR Map of trail Silver Creek follows the old Highway 61 road bed where it wrapped around Silver Cliff; excellent views Length: 0.5 mile one-way Trailhead: Silver Creek Tunnel, NE end Map Gooseberry Falls to Beaver Bay The Visitors Center trailheads offer parking, restroom facilities and drinking water. Restaurants, restroom facilities and other amenities are available in Beaver Bay. Length: 14.6 miles one-way Trailheads: Gooseberry Falls State Park, Twin Points Wayside, Split Rock Lighthouse, Beaver River Trailhead Map Beaver Bay to Silver Bay trail runs parallel to the lakeshore inland along the side of the hill; starts east of Beaver Bay on West Road and ends at the Silver Bay Hockey Arena; does not connect to remainder of trail Length: 2.3 miles one-way Trailhead: Silver Bay Hockey Arena at 129 Outer Drive, Silver Bay Map Schroeder to Lutsen - 1 mile trail gap requires crossing Hwy 61 ride the 3-mile trail through Temperance River State Park, over the river and back to Highway 61, where the trail ends, but you can carefully cross the highway, ride your bike down Tofte Park Road, along the Lakewalk and then pick up the 7.4 mile roadside trail that ends in Lutsen at the bottom of the Ski Hill Road Length: 10.4 miles one-way Trailheads: Schroeder Wayside, Tofte Park & Ski Hill Road Schroeder to Tofte Map Tofte to Lutsen Map
now open - new 3.7 mile corridor trail from Cut Face Wayside Rest east to existing trail into Grand Marais
Cut Face Creek Wayside Rest to Grand Marais Highlights include the Fall River waterfall and river mouth views from a new bridge at the midpoint of the trail, Lake Superior views, small rock cuts and the big hill into Grand Marais. see the video of the trail above For the full there-and-back ride, choose to ride the big hill first [depart from Grand Marais] or ride the hill the second half [depart from Cut Face]. For an easier 5.2-mile total ride, take off from Cut Face and ride to the Fall River bridge, then return the same route. Length: 5.2 miles one-way Trailhead: Cut Face Creek Wayside Rest or downtown Grand Marais Map




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