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Address: Skyline Parkway, Main Overlook, Duluth, MN 55803-3006
Phone Number: 218 428 6209
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Activities: Birdwatching

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Fly like an eagle!

Pack a cooler, bring a chair and binoculars and watch the birds migrate. They have experts there to help guide your search and explain what you're looking at. On a great fall day... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Duluth, Minnesota
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Pack a cooler, bring a chair and binoculars and watch the birds migrate. They have experts there to help guide your search and explain what you're looking at. On a great fall day, it's worth the visit!

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Hawk Ridge B, Manager at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We hope you can visit us this fall! More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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76 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Nice views of the area and nice walking trails you can walk down in the trails in plenty of shade or you can choose to do some birding in the top with the lake views great place; it is a must visit if in Duluth

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Thanks for your kind review! We hope you can visit this fall! More 

Duluth, Minnesota
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is a great place to come watch all sorts of birds migrate south! There are experts around banding birds too, so at times you can see some beautiful birds up close.

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Hawk Ridge B, Manager at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review! We hope you can visit this fall! More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The best time to be here is in the Fall when thousands of raptors are in migration.We were there in June and things were quiet,but the views are spectacular.Parking is limited and I would imagine it could get very cramped in the Fall. There are some interesting trails to follow through the surrounding woods but there no facilities.

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Hawk Ridge B, Manager at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We hope you can visit us this fall! More 

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68 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

If you are a birder this is the place to be in to the fall. Hawks,Eagles by the thousands gather at Hawk Ridge befoe they continue south. You will be absolutely amazed

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Hawk Ridge B, Manager at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review! We hope you can visit us this fall! More 

Plymouth, Minnesota
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36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Famous location in Duluth for bird watching. People arrive from all over to see the migrating birds. For birding enthusiasts, it's a great place to enjoy Mother Nature's feathered friends!

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Thanks for your kind review! We hope you can visit us this fall! More 

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138 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Take the scenic skyline drive to get there. The hikes are short and go along the cascading river. We saw no birds while we were there late in May, but so pretty, it didn't matter

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Davis, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

If your travels take you to Duluth, MN be sure to stop by and visit the Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory, especially during the fall months when they're actively banding raptors. Frank Nicoletti and his staff are experts on raptor identification and will be happy to answer your questions. This is a great spot to watch migrating Hawks, and a wonderful... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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107 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Great place to view and see raptors, in mid to late September during the migration. Also great views of the eastern hillside of the city. Take in some of the great hikes and keep going along the Seven Bridges Road (the city closes these roads for half the year, so drive them while you can!)

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

A friend of mine and I scheduled a 4-hour hiking tour with Day Tripper of Duluth to explore all the hiking trails, and rent binoculars to see the birds - SO worth it!

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Address: Skyline Parkway, Main Overlook, Duluth, MN 55803-3006
Phone Number: 218 428 6209
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth

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