Lake Superior Water Trail

Lake Superior State Water Trail: Grand Marais to Pigeon River

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Northeastern MN; Cook, Lake and St. Louis Counties

DNR Parks and Trails
Northeastern Regional Office


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The Grand Marais to Pigeon River portion of the Water Trail covers approximately 42 miles of Lake Superior’s Shoreline in eastern Cook County.

This section of the Water Trail contains some the most picturesque cobble and sand beaches along the North Shore of Lake Superior.

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Paddlers of Lake Superior need to be prepared mentally and physically to deal with adverse weather conditions and possess the paddling skills necessary to assure their own safety and that of others. Safety information.

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