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Shovel Point

Silver Bay, MN
+1 218-226-6365
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Awesome Views

Nice hike, half mile or so each way. Lots of stairs. Incredible vistas back towards Palisade Head... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
rick r
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Minocqua, Wisconsin
Great Hike

Very nice hike to Shovel Point. Great views all the way around. We enjoyed our time here on a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
W B
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Located at Tettegouche State Park, visitors can walk out to this scenic and rocky area.
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  • Average3%
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice hike, half mile or so each way. Lots of stairs. Incredible vistas back towards Palisade Head. Saw quite a few climbers getting set up. Beautiful.

Thank rick r
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice hike to Shovel Point. Great views all the way around. We enjoyed our time here on a beautiful day.

Thank W B
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We were able to hike the trail to the point with our 4 year old granddaughter who loved it - both the hike and trying to see the "shovel". It is not a handicap accessible hike. Lots of stairs.

Thank Jimsauk
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The hike to Shovel Point begins right out the back door of the Tettegouche State Park Visitor Center. The walk is about 3/4 mile, with quite a few stairs, especially towards the end. I didn't find it to be too difficult, though. Much of the...More

Thank Minnow16
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This is a short way up the trail to a gorgeous view of Lake Superior. A great spot for photographers.

Thank Kris C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The trail to Shovel Point (in Tettagouche State Park) is about half a mile, but goes up and down steps a lot, so is pretty strenuous.

Thank jimmanahan
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Easy short incredible hike....lots of lookouts along Lake Superior and also an excellent rock climbing area. If you haven't climb before sign up at Tettegouche with the "I Can Climb" group and have a once in a life time HIGH! They will get you climbing...More

1  Thank leoho009
Reviewed 22 December 2016

One of the top 10 stops along the north shore. Great photo opportunities along with a fun drive. Beautiful views!

1  Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great hike with lots of steps. View I'd beautiful and kid's loved it. Really nice rest area with lunch and coffee too.

1  Thank Desirae D
Reviewed 16 October 2016

My family has made the hike an annual event for over 20 years. The hike and views are a great summary of the Superior experience. While it would be terrible to build on the Point I alway imagine how great it would feel to awake...More

1  Thank BruceLarson41
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