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Park Point

45th St & Minnesota Ave., Duluth, MN 55805
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Pretty Park

Beach access, playground, soccer field, sand volleyball courts, picnic tables and more. Easy drive... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Perfect 80 degree, sunny calm day at the beach

Grandkids didn't want to leave. Down side: no shade. Bring an umbrella or other shade if you want... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stillwater, MN
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“sandy beach” (18 reviews)
“great beach” (7 reviews)
“love park” (4 reviews)
45th St & Minnesota Ave., Duluth, MN 55805
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beach access, playground, soccer field, sand volleyball courts, picnic tables and more. Easy drive to get to as well. Unfortunately not a great view of the bridge from there.

Thank Hturtle333
Reviewed 3 days ago

Grandkids didn't want to leave. Down side: no shade. Bring an umbrella or other shade if you want it. Long sandy beach that would rival any in Florida.

Thank stillwaterlocal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Park Point, Duluth, is an island created by the Duluth Ship Canal's severing of the Minnesota Point peninsula. About 5 miles after crossing the Duluth Lift Bridge, there is a beach and a small airport, offering plane rides. We stopped at the kid park shortly...More

Thank Dennis L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice walking trails and the beach is lovely. You can't beat the views! Its a nice place just to sit and enjoy the sounds of the water and the birds. The might be cold but its fun to dip your toes in it and let...More

Thank duluth91011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go over the lift bridge and keep driving. There are lovely dunes and it's a great place for long walks and for getting your toes wet in the water. My 5 year old had a great time playing here, both at the beach and also...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Park Point had good walking trails and beach walks. The breeze off the lake is very refreshing on hot days. The scenery is always great. One drawback is the poison ivy.

Thank grand672015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love staying at the South Pier Inn on Park Point by the lift bridge, and walking or biking the 4 miles down the main street to look at homes and gardens. The beach is also a fun place to walk and swim--there's nothing like...More

Thank 51LisaZ
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We happened to be here right after a rain storm. As it happened the rainbow went from one side to the other. Good spot for a walk on the beach.

Thank Dale T
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We were just driving around one afternoon, and found this spot. Really a hidden treasure if you are visiting Duluth and don't know the area. The lake and the beach were very nice. Easy parking. The lilacs were in bloom when we were in Duluth,...More

Thank Sunni1002015
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Great walking beach- very clean and the natural beauty is breathtaking. We met several locals that were charming and kind.

Thank kandtswenson
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28 December 2016|
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Response from MisterBrick | Reviewed this property |
I know they were smelting there as of 2014......but it does seem better around Lester River and other rivers up the North Shore.
Lisa M
21 July 2016|
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Response from JellyBean2464 | Reviewed this property |
Amazing sunrises though!!!
2 July 2016|
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Response from Dan M | Reviewed this property |
To get up close you will need tickets. Check the festival website. This is a HUGE event in Duluth, so be prepared to stand on line for many things. Where the ships are, there is very little shade, so you might consider... More