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lake superior water trail

The Lake Superior Water Trail is a sea kayaking trail that, upon completion, will circumnavigate Lake Superior. The Minnesota portion will extend along the North Shore.

The Lake Superior Water Trail Organization


Access Points, Descriptions & Maps
click on the map link for full descriptions and
details of the access areas

kayak trail maps
©DNR
Section 1 map
St. Louis River
to Two Harbors
St. Louis River, Minnesota Point & Canal Park (Duluth)
north to Agate Bay (Two Harbors)


St. Louis River & Bay, Minnesota Side
5 access areas, all on the left bank when facing downstream

St. Louis River & Bay, Wisconsin Side
7 access areas, all on the left bank when facing downstream

Minnesota Point
4 access areas, 1 on the bay and 3 on the lake (Superior)

North from Canal Park (8+ miles)
16 access areas from Canal Park north 25.3 miles to Agate Bay in Two Harbors
lake superior kayak trail maps
©DNR
Section 2 map

Two Harbors
to Caribou River
Two Harbors to Caribou River

Agate Bay to Superior Shores Resort
3 access areas

north to Grand Superior Lodge
5 access areas

Gooseberry Falls State Park to Split Rock Lighthouse State Park
9 access areas

Cove Point Lodge to Tettegouche State Park
12 access areas

north to Manitou Falls
4 access areas
caribou river kayak trail map ©DNR
Section 3 map

Caribou River
to Grand Marais
Caribou River to Grand Marais

Caribou River to Schroeder
7 access areas including Lamb's Resort & Temperance River State Park

Tofte to Onion River
3 access areas including Bluefin Bay

Lutsen to Cascade River State Park
6 access areas including Lutsen Resort

Butterwort Cliffs to Grand Marais
3 access areas
grand marais kayak trail map
©DNR
Section 4 map

Grand Marais
to Pigeon River
Grand Marais to Pigeon River (at the Canadian Border)

Grand Marais to Judge Magney State Park

3 access areas

north to Hovland
4 access areas

Grand Portage to Canadian border
7 access areas including Grand Portage Lodge & Casino


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