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A trail showcasing unique terrain formed by ancient lava flows.


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0.7

Miles

1.1

KM

Point to Point

729' 222 m

High

629' 192 m

Low

107' 33 m

Up

164' 50 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

17%

Max Grade (10°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Fall Colors · Lake · Views · Wildlife

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Description

The Shovel Point Trail can be accessed behind the visitor center at Tettegouche State Park. This is an amazing trail that runs through an area supporting three different microclimates with unique terrain formed by ancient lava flows that created mountains and were later eroded by glaciers.

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Kevin Killingbeck

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A little lady perches above Lake Superior on Shovel Point
Aug 22, 2017 near Silver Bay, MN
Enjoy the beautiful North Shore near Shovel Point.
Mar 16, 2017 near Silver Bay, MN

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