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Park Point Nature Trail

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great stroll

Walk past the airport on Park Point, the longest freshwater sandbar in the world, out the trails... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leonard W
Beach and forest - both well-preserved

A great hike via either forest trail or beach. Or you can combine some of both. Like all things... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Marge246
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Madison, WI
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk past the airport on Park Point, the longest freshwater sandbar in the world, out the trails thru some virgin forest seeing glimpses of the bay to the south, go to the end to the outlet of the St.Louis River, then come back along the...More

Thank Leonard W
Reviewed 30 March 2017

A great hike via either forest trail or beach. Or you can combine some of both. Like all things Minnesota, pristine and well cared-for.

Thank Marge246
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Very nice nature preserve just past Canal park. Great during the summer and a perfect spot to take photos of Duluth skyline.

Thank Todd P
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We really enjoyed taking this nature trail. It was a little disappointing when it ended in construction with no way to get to the Superior entry....but still made for an amazing worthwhile hike. We really enjoyed the amazing variety of birds that were flitting around...fun...More

Thank DuluthBobSue
Reviewed 16 September 2016

You cant go wrong on the shores of Lake Superior and Park Point this seemingly endless sand beach is wonderful. Old growth forest in a unique environment. It is how ever a bit stressful watching for poison ivy that is everywhere. If you do this...More

1  Thank JohnBigLake
Reviewed 12 September 2016

It feels like a hidden treasure. I like to walk the trail to the end, then the beach back. Watch for poison ivy.

1  Thank Amy P
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This hike was one of the first things we did when arrived in Duluth. It's a beautiful hike. You can take the trial that leads down the forest side. Trail is nice and solid with sand dunes once in a while. The breeze of the...More

Thank Janis N
Reviewed 17 July 2016

You really feel the lake effect here, so be prepared for wind and possibly chilly weather. Worth bringing a jacket because the lake is beautiful and peaceful, and it's a nice trail to walk as a family.

Thank Rocky M
Reviewed 5 July 2016

There are a few attractive components to this hike. Of course the foremost is Lake Superior. But what we enjoyed most was the tall stands of White and Red Pines. These very large and tall pines made for a cool and breezy walking area. But...More

Thank wetravelalot007
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Park point has great beaches and it is very long so it never feels crowded. It's a great place to swim, see the ships with an incredible view of Duluth.

Thank Yoginjodi
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