The white tower of Split Rock Lighthouse stands on the edge of sheer cliffs on the shore of Lake Superior.
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The North Shore Scenic Drive winds along the coast.
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Anglers try their luck at Lake Superior.
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The Rose Garden is part of Leif Erikson Park, which is located along the byway.
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The spectacular Gooseberry Falls make this Minnesota's most visited State Park.
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The icy Temperance River cuts through the snowy shores on the Temperance River State Park.
The North Shore's dramatic cliffs are one of the great attractions of the North Shore Scenic Byway.
At 120 feet, High Falls is one of Minnesota's highest waterfalls.
Split Rock Lighthouse is the North Shore's best known landmark. It stands on the edge of a sheer cliff above Lake Superior.
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Two byway visitors walk through the lush green foliage surrounding the Superior Hiking Trail.
The stunning fall colors along the North Shore Scenic Drive have been a major attraction for decades. The contrast of the blue waters and the colors cascading the down the rocky cliffs are not to be missed.
Public domain. Photo by John and Marilyn Kessler
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Split Rock Lighthouse with some outbuildings stands out against the forest and cliff. The grey stone cliff below is prominent.
Public domain. Photo by Dennis Adams
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A colorful sea of in-line skaters blankets the North Shore Scenic Drive in this photo of the North Shore In-Line Marathon.
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Gooseberry Falls is a favorite place to visit on the North Shore. This is one of the largest and most scenic of the falls at this state park, and is on the Lake Superior side of the byway.
Public domain. Photo by A. E. Crane
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