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Biking in Lake County

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Biking: Road, Mountain & Fat Bike

Lake County offers bike trails for all kinds of riders. So whether you like smooth cruising for miles on paved paths or you’re an adventure-seeker who craves rough terrain and twisting trails that challenge your abilities, you’ll find Lake County a must-do biking destination. History of Biking in Lake County While not corroborated, Lake County’s…

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Silver Bay Golf Course

In 1959, Silver Bay Golf Course was built by the Reserve Mining Company. The lovely 9-hole layout boast as one of the best in Minnesota. The public golf course is currently owned and operated by the City of Silver Bay.  The course scenery is surrounded by thick forested hills and lays across the east branch…

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Split Rock Lighthouse

Split Rock Lighthouse Historic Site Split Rock Lighthouse is a North Shore icon, perched on the cliffs of Lake Superior.  It has been restored to its early 1920s appearance and was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 2011. Visit the beautiful historic grounds and learn about the fascinating history of the beacon that guided…

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Lake County Circle Tours

Explore a plethora of historic sites that tell the stories of Lake County’s evolution, including historical landmarks, architecture, industry birthplaces, and community icons. Two Harbors may be best known for its location near Lake Superior. However, there’s much more to explore around town than only the great lake. Take the Two Harbors Selfie Tour and…

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The Depot Museum

The Depot Museum The Depot Museum’s exhibits reflect the development of Lake County with emphasis placed on three northern Minnesota’s significant industries; iron mining and the railroad, timber, and commercial fishing.

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Tettegouche Camp Historic District

Tettegouche Camp Historic District Once a private hunting club for local businessmen, the land was purchased from the Alger Smith Logging Company in 1910 with original camp buildings constructed in 1920.

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Edna G

Edna G The tugboat, Edna G, once worked the Great Lakes and is now preserved as a museum ship. Edna G was built by the Cleveland Shipbuilding Company in 1896 for the Duluth and Iron Range Railroad for $35,397.50. Her name derives after the daughter of J. L. Greatsinger, then president of the railroad.

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Two Harbors Light Station

Two Harbors Light Station The Two Harbors Light Station remains the oldest continuously operating lighthouse on Minnesota’s North Shore.

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Hiking the North Shore

Hiking in Lake County Hiking is one of the best ways to experience the beauty of the North Shore!  There is truly something for everyone, from scenic lakeside walking trails to the world-famous Superior Hiking Trail and the fantastic trail systems within our state parks.

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Ice Fishing Lake County
Ice Fishing

Fishing From fishing off a pier along Lake Superior or in a canoe in the Boundary Waters Wilderness, Lake County’s home to more than 840 lakes, 36 rivers & streams, showing that Lake County easily earns its name.    

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