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Address: Two Harbors, MN
Description: Viewing point from the Superior Hiking Trail.

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Well worth your time

This is a view that is well worth the stop. Make sure you get your camera's out and be ready to take a lot of pictures..

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a view that is well worth the stop. Make sure you get your camera's out and be ready to take a lot of pictures..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Hellacious Overlook is actually much farther north on the Superior Hiking Trail. It's between Judge Magney State Park and the Northern Terminus. Lives up to its name, but once you climb it the views are outstanding!

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Chaska, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were lucky enough to take in the view on a gorgeous fall day. My son loved climbing the rocks and my daughter liked the friendly chipmunks. Take the time to pull off 61 and drive up. There were some rock climbers too. If you are a climber. This would be a great place to do it.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I read reviews of this lookout point and they didn't lie. This is truly spectacular view of Lake Superior.

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Wichita, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is a must stop! Amazing views. If you are lucky, you will get to watch as the more adventurous come climbing over the cliff after repelling down to the lake. Very steep drive with some times narrow road.

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We just stumbled upon this. It is posted on the road as Palisades Head. Sheer beauty when you reach the top. Drive up the very narrow drive and park at the top NOT at the bottom. be very careful as there is NOTHING to keep you from falling 900 ft. into Lake Superior. Is is soooo worth the stop. On... More 

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Las Cruces
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

This attraction is actually named Palisade Head. This is definitely not a place for children. The rocks are extremely slippery, and there are sudden drops over sheer cliffs with no safety barriers whatsoever. For adults, however, it provides a great photo op. It is only a few hundred feet from the highway, and there is no admission fee.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

The fall colors were spectacular, in 2012, from this vantage point. Be sure to bring your binoculars as well as a camera with a telephoto lens. You also need a polarizing filter to get the best pictures of Shovel Point. 'Don't miss this lovely spot.

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Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Do NOT pass by this. This is one of the most beautiful locations in all of Minnesota. This location is free and an amazing sight. It's a little dangerous if you have little kids that like to run around to remind then to stay nearby because there's no railing over the drop. BEAUTIFUL BEAUTIFUL, a MUST stop!!!! You can do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

A great view of Shovel Point & nearby Tettegouche State Park. (and it's free) you'll often find rock climbers scaling the cliff side. Portions of the movie "The Good Son" we're also filmed here.

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Address: Address: Two Harbors, MN
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Two Harbors

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