Tofte Access


This township owned site is provided in cooperation with Tofte Township and the Minnesota DNR. In 1997 the DNR constructed an 85-foot breakwater and replaced the ramp. Other upgrades and improvements were completed in 2010. The township manages the site and the local community park.

A view by air of Tofte public water access site developed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


  • One steel mesh over rock and concrete ramp.

  • Historic concrete crib dock.

  • Paved parking for five car/trailers.

  • Partially sheltered ramp (85-foot breakwater).

  • Public park adjacent to the launch area.

  • Walking distance to restaurants, local businesses, and lodging.

A view of docks at the Tofte public water access along the shore of Lake Superior.



Tofte Access location map


82.6 miles northeast of the Duluth Harbor Entrance, 6 miles northeast of Taconite Harbor, 26.2 miles southwest of Grand Marias.

Approximate GPS Coordinates:

Lat 47º 34.13 Lon 90º 50.22

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