Lake Superior Safe Harbors

Taconite Harbor: Small Craft Harbor

A view by air of Taconite Harbor, a safe harbor for watercraft located south of Schroeder, along Lake Superior.

This small craft harbor is located adjacent to the former Cliff’s Erie Taconite loading facility just south of the small town of Schroeder. Taconite Harbor was developed in 2001 as another of the Lake Superior small craft harbor facilities. At one time, the Town of Taconite Harbor was located immediately southwest of the upper parking lot - all of the houses have been removed - there are still portions of paved streets, a basketball hoop and a few street lights remaining.

A view of the launch area of a protected public water access located in Taconite Harbor along the shore of Lake Superior.


Taconite Harbor location mapLocation:

76.6 miles from the Duluth Harbor Entry, 24.5 miles northeast of Silver Bay, 6 miles northwest of Tofte.

Approximate GPS Coordinates:

Lat 47º 31.16 Lon 90º 55.23