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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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AMAZING Views!

This was definitely worth the drive up - the views were AMAZING!! I felt like we were on top of the world. There were some informational signs and another platform above the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2015
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River Falls, Wisconsin
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River Falls, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This was definitely worth the drive up - the views were AMAZING!! I felt like we were on top of the world. There were some informational signs and another platform above the road...to be honest, I couldn't take my eyes off the view long enough to look for hawks! If birds aren't your thing, go for the views!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Don't come to Duluth without coming here......some of the most spectacular views of the lake, nice dog/hiking trails, and if you catch it on a hot sunny day, wonderful spot on the ridge to picnic or just lay quiet in the sun, above it all. Oh, and yes, don't forget the hawks and other flying ornos!

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Duluth, Minnesota
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 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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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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Thanks for your kind review! We hope you can visit this fall! More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
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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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Thanks for your review! We hope you can visit us this fall! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 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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Thanks for your kind review! We hope you can visit us this fall! More 

Plymouth, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 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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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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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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