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shovel point lake superior at tettegouche

 

Shovel Point

mile 58.5

 

Amenities: picnic areas, visitor center
Length: 0.5 + miles
Difficulty: easy, but need to keep an eye on the kids
 
Looking for unobstructed Lake Superior views, up close and personal? Hike out to Shovel Point. It’s quick, about a half-mile total, with multiple overlooks and some steps (may need to keep kids in hand here). Gaze straight out and take in the enormity of the world’s largest freshwater lake. Turn north to see Crystal Bay and south to take in the 200-foot high cliffs of Palisade Head. Return downhill, and invigorated, enough so you may want to pass the visitor center and scamper down to the river mouth, more quick trails.

 

		

 

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