golden birch and deep green pine line scenic highway 61

Bike Along Scenic HIghway 61

mile 5.2
 
Watch for traffic on these routes! A one-mile-plus paved road runs through Brighton Beach, the first park northeast of Duluth, just past the Lester River. A bike ride along Scenic 61 showcases Lake Superior and allows you to explore along the way. Stop for lunch, and pick up some delicious smoked fish.

Length: up to 19.5 miles one-way

Difficulty: easy to moderate

Trailhead: Brighton Beach, MM 5.2

Surface: paved

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