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Shovel Point Trail

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

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

Grade

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

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Trail shared by Kevin Killingbeck

A trail showcasing unique terrain formed by ancient lava flows.

Kevin Killingbeck

Features Fall Colors · Lake · Views · Wildlife

To protect this unique area, please stay on the trail.

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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Oct 20, 2019
Brian Condit
Aug 26, 2019
Bruce Moe
Beautiful hike great views of Superior.
Jul 31, 2019
Jale Skoglund
Jul 11, 2019
Susan Yost Schmidt
Jul 5, 2019
Hailey Liedberg
Jun 26, 2019
Sunny Yu
1.4mi
May 20, 2019
S Rajagopal
Apr 5, 2019
Jacob Margarit
Great short trail with great views of the north shore.

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  4.8 from 11 votes

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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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