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greenBlue Shovel Point Trail

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0.7 mile 1.1 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 107' 33 m
Descent: -164' -50 m
High: 729' 222 m
Low: 629' 192 m

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Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 17% (10°)

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A trail showcasing unique terrain formed by ancient lava flows.

Kevin Killingbeck

Features Fall Colors · Lake · Views · Wildlife

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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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May 20, 2019
S Rajagopal
Apr 5, 2019
Jacob Margarit
Great short trail with great views of the north shore.
Oct 21, 2018
Maria Linn
Pretty views of the shore, pretty easy walk
Aug 27, 2018
Bruce Moe
Great views of Lake Superior
Jun 26, 2018
Tess Habermann
An insane amount of steps but man is it amazing once you get to the top.
Oct 14, 2017
Maddy Gack
Oct 12, 2017
Chris S.
Jan 28, 2017
Maly L.

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  4.9 from 8 votes

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