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Iona's Beach Scientific and Natural Area

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Fun stop on a trip up the North Shore

While the sound of the water on the rocks was a little oversold, it is still a unique attraction on... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2018
Moondoggie3
Very lovey

My Husband and I thought this was a lovely place, it has thousands of pink rocks. It was a windy... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
jamgeff
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Shakopee, Minnesota
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

While the sound of the water on the rocks was a little oversold, it is still a unique attraction on the North Shore. Very nice, short day hike.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Moondoggie3
Reviewed October 15, 2018

My Husband and I thought this was a lovely place, it has thousands of pink rocks. It was a windy day when we came here, but it was well worth it. It is a nice beach to take a long walk on.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jamgeff
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The rock layer on this beach is so deep, mostly rounded pink and some blue stones. When the waves recede after hitting the shore, they make a shimmering, tinkling sound. Very nice stop not far off Hwy 61.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank countrygal33
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Although I liked the Black Beach in Silver Bay better, this was still very cool to see. The size of the rocks made it tricky to walk and uncomfortable to sit on but the color was beautiful and it was worth the stop!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Heidi S
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

This beach has been hiding from us all these years we have come to the northshore. Just found it and at 7pm no one was there. A Huge beach and great rocks to skip in the water. The rocks are pink and make noise when...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Anna D
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Watch for the road signs that get you to the Parking Lots. There are two lots a lower near the dock and an upper one where the Trail Head begins to the right spot to view the stone beach. We made the mistake of taking...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank DiAlJo
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful spot to gaze at the magnificent pink rocks with different shades in them. It also make for some very beautiful pictures!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Allisonspring
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Beautiful pink beach made up with smooth pebbles. No problem walking bare foot along the waterline. Very peaceful. Not very crowded.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Elms4
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to take kids. Very very beautiful and quiet. Unique pink rocks. Loved sitting by the shore and listening to water lap against the rocks. No benches so bring a blanket if you plan to stay a while. Have been to North Shore many...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank MinnesotaMomMpls
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Right off the bike trail. It has a boat landing. Best part is the rocky beach, the rocks have some blue on them. Scenery is beautiful.

Date of experience: June 2018
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vlholmes1950
July 24, 2017|
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north of two harbors a few miles
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fufer
July 11, 2017|
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no but blanket on rock beach is option
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