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Scenic View; Easy Turnoff from Highway 61

Take a break from Hwy 61 when you see the turnoff sign. Follow the narrow paved road to a parking... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Omaha, Nebraska
Great place

Worth the stop! We've visited many times with our children and by ourselves. Worth it every time... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
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“rock climbers”(12 reviews)
“shovel point”(11 reviews)
“north shore”(25 reviews)
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5480_5512 Highway 61, Beaver Bay, MN 55614
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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!

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

6  Thank GKY0ung
Reviewed 26 January 2018

This is a cool viewing spot. Not much to do at the top other than just hang out for a few minutes. Expert rock climbers were belaying down the steep cliff. The parking is really limited and there was a bit of a bottle neck...More

Thank Whitney S
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This is a hike and very much worth the effort. The views are completely spectacular! If you like climbing on rocks and seeing as far as you possibly can then this place is for you!

1  Thank Alana R
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

It is possibly to drive right up to the attraction. Some minor hiking from there if you want to experience the full view of the West. The sign at the bottom says large vehicles not allowed. I drive a Suburban with no problem.

1  Thank Rpod-lady
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7 February 2017|
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Response from Tigerman777 | Reviewed this property |
Hi efc923, I think it's a 15 to 20 degree angle.