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Great view!!

Don’t recommend this attraction in the winter as you will be walking to Palisade on foot... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Fabulous view. Don't miss this overlook.

This is a must see. So scenic and worth the stop. I did not want to leave. It was just so... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Rita J
Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Don’t recommend this attraction in the winter as you will be walking to Palisade on foot. Definitely a better option in the summer when you can drive up there, but great views any time!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

This is a must see. So scenic and worth the stop. I did not want to leave. It was just so peaceful. The overlook is at a stone wall. Make sure you find the stone wall. I saw some people go to left of parking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rita J
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

What a great view of Lake Superior! Plenty of parking too. Don’t be intimidated about the drive up. The road is fine and easily manageable in good weather. You might want to pack a picnic. Best part is that it’s totally FREE.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank drmonticanni
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Take a break from Hwy 61 when you see the turnoff sign. Follow the narrow paved road to a parking area and enjoy the gorgeous view!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bobeana
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Worth the stop! We've visited many times with our children and by ourselves. Worth it every time. Great place to stop for a picnic out of your cooler. Uneven surface once you're off the parking area so keep a close eye on the kiddos.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nomadsoul80
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Palisade Head, is 200ft high from the lake water level. The car can go upto the top and then you get fantastic mesmerizing view. Water till your vision can go. If time allows one can spend as long as possible.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PraveenKS1
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Took some friends here for the first time and they loved it. It’s worth the drive to see great views of the lake as well as shovel point. Bring a sandwich and have a picnic. Don’t bring a Trailer as it is a steep road...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FamilyDad2013
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Loved the views from the top. I would recommend driving to the top parking area instead of parking in the lot off the road.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ann B
Reviewed 2 August 2018

This is one of many scenic spots along Lake Superior north of Duluth on US 61. My wife & I were there on a summer Saturday & the place was jam packed with people. There is no admission fee. You just drive up a short...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank harryatkck
Reviewed 1 June 2018

The sheer magnitude of the cliff is a must see if you're on the North Shore. The hiking trails are a bit challenging, but the views are worth it. You can typically watch rock climbers here. Have been by here dozens of times and never...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from Tigerman777 | Reviewed this property |
Hi efc923, I think it's a 15 to 20 degree angle.